Football

Summer Programs

Zeeland EAST Football Camp

(grades 3-6)

These camps are designed to teach our young football players the fundamentals of the game and are directed by the coaches and players at Zeeland East and Zeeland West High Schools. Campers will be instructed in proper football technique, rules of the game, and have an opportunity to participate in organized scrimmages. Please, no football helmets. Min 10 Max: 50

  • Register Here
  • Register based on 2019-20 grade level 
  • Coach: Derek Pennington, ZE Varsity Football Head Coach
  • Cost: $45r/$57nr
  • Days: Tue-Thur
  • Dates: July 9-11
  • Time: 9am - 11am
  • Location: Zeeland Stadium

Zeeland West Football Camp

(grades 3-6)

These camps are designed to teach our young football players the fundamentals of the game and are directed by the coaches and players at Zeeland East and Zeeland West High Schools. Campers will be instructed in proper football technique, rules of the game, and have an opportunity to participate in organized scrimmages. Please, no football helmets. Min 10 Max: 50

  • Register Here
  • Register based on 2019-20 grade level 
  • Coach: John Shillito, ZW Varsity Football Head Coach
  • Cost: $45r/$57nr
  • Days: Tue-Thur
  • Dates: July 9-11
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Location: Zeeland Stadium

Flag Football League

(grades 1-3)

This program is designed to teach players the beginning fundamentals of football a non-contact clinic/league structure. After registration, participants will be placed on a team at random. Each team will require 1-2 volunteer coaches. Team shirts are included in registration. Flags will be provided. Max: Program is limited to 80 participants.

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: Sat, June 28 (or full enrollment)
  • Register based on 2019-20 grade level 
  • Cost: $30r/$42nr
  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Aug 3-24
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • 1st hour: Practice
  • 2nd hour: Game
  • Location: Drenthe Grove Park

 

Fall Programs

Fall Rocket Football League

(grades 3-6)

Rocket Football is a competitive, contact sport. Teams compete against other area schools at home and away games. Leagues are separted into 3rd-4th graders and 5th-6th graders.

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: June 28
  • Register based on 2019-20 grade level 
  • Cost: $55r/$67nr
  • Practices: Begin Aug 12 | 1-3 prac p/wk (determined by coach)
  • Skill Assessments: Aug 5-8 (more details below)
  • Pre-Season Scrimmages: Sat, Aug 24
  • Games: Saturdays | Sept 7 - Oct 12
  • Missed the Registration Deadline? A first come, first serve waitlist will begin after the registration deadline. If a spot become available on a team, you will be contacted and will pay for the program + a $15 waitlist fee. If a waitlist parent volunteers to coach for a needed position, they will get the $15 waitlist fee waived.

Required Equipment (provided by parents):

  • Helmet (must be NOCSAE approved and stamped)
  • Mouth guard
  • Shoulder pads
  • Pants w/ pads
  • Athletic cup
  • Cleats

Skill Assessments: Aug 5-8

The purpose of Skill Assessments is to help form evenly skilled teams. Coaches will be running drills while evaluating your skills. After the ability testing ends, coach’s will draft evenly skilled teams. All participants are placed on a team and receive equal playing time. Participants must attend 3 of the dates listed below. 

  • Chix 3rd & 4th: Aug 5-8 | 6-7pm | @ Woodbridge Field | For students from Woodbridge, Adams, or Lincoln

  • Chix 5th & 6th: Aug 5-8 | 7-8pm | @ Woodbridge Field | For students from Woodbridge, Adams, or Lincoln

  • Dux 3rd & 4th: Aug 5-8 | 6-7pm | @ Quincy Field | For students from Roosevelt, New Groningen or Quincy

  • Dux 5th & 6th: Aug 5-8 | 7-8pm | @ Quincy Field | For students from Roosevelt, New Groningen or Quincy

  • Zeeland Christian, Charter School, or Homeschool: You have the option to register for a Chix or Dux team. See date and time options above.