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USA Football

August 22, 2016

More school districts embracing Heads Up Football

The high school football season is upon us, and coaches are hard at work with August camps. Summer months mean finalizing playbooks, setting practice schedules, attending seven-on-seven camps and getting in that last bit of rest and relaxation bef...


June 27, 2016

Beating the heat this summer

With summer workouts on the horizon, coaches must be up to speed on the best ways to keep their players safe from heat illnesses. Education is the first step to keeping athletes in playing shape. The National Federation of State High School Associ...


June 27, 2016

Three invaluable qualities of football coaches

The most important qualities of football coaches relate to the culture they set and the actions they take away from the playing field. Even the most successful football coaches understand the game isn’t all about Xs and Os. To build a cohesive, win...


March 29, 2016

USA Football offering grants for prep, youth programs

From USA Football Youth, middle school and high school football programs may apply now through April 20 for football equipment grants, field-building grants and automated external defibrillator (AED) grants from USA Football, the sport’s national ...


November 18, 2015

ESPN awards USA Football $250K to advance player safety

ESPN is continuing its support for USA Football by donating $250,000 to advance the safety of playing football with standards rooted in the best available science on high school and youth levels through USA Football resources and programs. The financ...


November 4, 2015

Louisiana 11th state to endorse Heads Up Football program

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) and the Louisiana High School Coaches Association have endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football program for the betterment of the state’s student-athletes. The LHSAA is the 11th high school ...


October 16, 2015

Oliver Luck, seven others join USA Football’s Board of Directors

USA Football, the sport’s national governing body and the leader in youth and high school coaching education, announced today the addition of eight members to its board of directors. The new board members bring expertise in an array of areas, in...


April 30, 2015

USA Football offers equipment grants for schools

Football programs looking to upgrade their equipment might want to consider applying for a USA Football grant. Youth, middle school and high school football programs can apply now through May 31. Grants are based on need, merit and a program's com...