Youth Football and Cheerleader Programs in Wilton, CT
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Attention Flag Coaches

ALL those who expect to be coaches or assistant coaches MUST complete the Coach Certification and Registration Process outlined below.  Please be sure to save all your confirmation numbers and certificates on your desktop because you will be entering and uploading all that in step 2 on the WYF website:

      To submit your background check please go to:

  • WYF will pay for the cost of the background check directly unless you click the box to choose to pay for it yourself.  There will be no reimbursements should you click the wrong box.
  • Please write down the 6 digit number that you will be assigned at the end of the background check process.  You will need this number as proof of performance to enter in step 4 below.
  • NEW:
    • If you complete the background check but do not have a confirmation number, enter "LOOK UP" in the WYF Coach Registration in Step 2 below.
    • If you already completed the background check as part of your Tackle Coach registration, enter "TACKLE" in the confirmation number field on the WYF Coach Registration in step 2.

2.  Register on the WYF website and enter all the above certification information. (ALL COACHES)

Here is the link to register as a Flag coach and to enter all your certification information on the WYF website:


  1. When entering dates on the WYF Coach Registration, please use two digits for the year instead of four digits. (8/1/17 instead of 8/1/2017).
  2. If you are a parent of a player or are in the system from prior years of involvement, there is no need to re-enter all your information. Log into your profile using your email address and follow the directions on the prompts for registering/logging in. Please do not duplicate your profile. If you don't have a profile and you do have players, ask your spouse to add you as a parent/guardian of your player(s). Directions are in the HOW TO pages.
  3. Please be sure your member information page includes your Date of Birth or you will not be able to register as a coach. If you do need to add your date of birth, be sure to click on "submit" and then go back to this email with the link and try again. NOTE: Your Date of Birth in your PROFILE has a 4 digit year (1/1/1956)
  4. If you no longer have access to your profile because of an email address change, please contact for help.

3.  Register at USA Football for the Flag Football Coaching Agreement and Flag Certification Coaching Course.  Here is the link for Coaches   it takes approximately 30 minutes.

  1.  When you click on the link it will ask you to select your State and your League, fill in the blanks to register.                After you register you will need to take the Flag Certification Coaching Course, which is a series of videos and questionares.  Once you pass the certification course your Commisioner will be notified.

Any questions or concerns contact Tony Palumbo Jr at  or Linda Colgan at .  Please complete all requirements as soon as possible, to be allowed to coach this season.