New Rochelle YTL Frequently Asked Questions and Answers. Updated 4/17


Where are practices and games held?
We practice and play all of our home games at Joseph Fosina Field in Flowers Park. The Park is located at 500 Fifth Avenue in New Rochelle
Away games are determined by the Home team and will be posted the week of the game.

Please advise me of the practice and game schedule.
NRYTL begins practice Aug 1 of each season. We generally practice everyday M-F 5pm-7pm and some teams may practice Saturdays also. 
Once school begins for the kids we practice 3 times a week (and possibly Saturday morning).
Flag games are held on Saturdays and Tackle games predominantly on Sundays throughout the season.

How much does it cost?
The 2017 Fee is $75.00 per child. We pride ourselves on being one of the lowest fee youth football programs thanks to community sponsors and our volunteers.

What does registration cover? Just a two-week camp or more?
Registration is for the entire season. Our season runs from August through Thanksgiving, We generally play nine to 11 games per season.

Please advise me of the practice and game schedule.
NRYTL begins practice Aug 1 of each season. We generally practice everyday M-F 5pm-7pm and some teams may practice Saturdays also. 
Once school begins for the kids we practice 3 times a week (and possibly Saturday morning).
Flag games are held on Saturdays and Tackle games predominantly on Sundays throughout the season.

What is your weight and age policy? You can review our teams age/weight restrictions to determine where you son would play at www.nrytl.com/teams.html
Keep in mind that his age group is based on how old he will be ON August 1st.

How can I have a banner placed at Joseph Fosina Stadium?
To have a banner supporting NRYTL placed at the stadium, please send us an e-mail or inquire in person during practice hours.
If you inquire by e-mail someone will get back to you with specifications and cost as soon as possible.

Is there a phone number?
Teams do not have private Telephone numbers. If your son or daughter is on a team,
the Head Coach and Team Manager will provide ways to be contacted, if necessary.

My son will be 15 in September. Do you have a team for his age?
At this time our oldest team is the Pee Wee level. You must be no more than 12 before August
1st of the season you wish to participate and of qualifying over-light weight to participate on this team.Please see TEAM page for weights.

Can I coach if there is room for assistant coaches?
Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches must be certified each off-season with usafootball.com. You can take the coaches certification course and be eligible to coach with us. In addition, background checks are done and possible
CPR certification may be required. Please inquire about off-season coaches meetings through NRYTL.com to become a coach.

We vacation during the first 2 weeks in August, how will that affect my son participating?
Your child can still participate if he has been registered, had his physical and had all necessary paperwork turned in.
However, participants, especially first-time players, may have difficulty catching up when they return in terms of conditioning,
learning plays and other aspects of football that is taught in the first two weeks. Over time, they usually do catch up, but it is something to prepare for.

My son is 9 years old. Can he play for the Pee Wee level?
It is recommended that he play with his age group on either the Mitey-Mite team or the Jr. Pee Wee team.
The only instances of a 9 year old playing with the Pee Wee may be due to the weight of child.

Does the Youth Tackle games conflict with the travel Youth Soccer games?
NRYTL does not coordinate scheduling with other Youth Sports programs. We generally play games on
Sundays. It is not recommended for participants to miss excessive
practices, as they may not be eligible for game participation.

How can I submit pictures of some historic days of YTL for this website?
Please submit articles and photos that document NRYTL’s history to contact@nrytl.com<

When does registration begin for the season?
Each season we have an early registration period in May, June or July. General registration is ongoing by
mail and in person beginning August 1 of each season.

Can you send me more information?
NRYTL is a not-for-profit entity and thus we cannot provide information packets to parents of prospective participants.
Please check with www.nrytl.com for information

Can someone call me at xxx-xxx-xxxx.?
NRYTL does not call individuals in search of general information.  As a non-profit volunteer organization,
we do our best to answer general questions from the community at large through our website.
During the season, If there is a concern of a serious nature please come to the field personally and speak to your Head Coach or someone in Administration.

Do you only accept players that are residents of New Rochelle?
Participants who are not residents of New Rochelle can participate with NRYTL.

Do you know of any contact football leagues in Bergen County?
Please go to http://www.popwarner.com/admin/leaguefinder.asp?lable=finder to find a League near you.

Is there a camp you can suggest that he can participate in or will the practice sessions help him to catch up to the players who have been playing a while?
We are not affiliated with any camps. Instructional videos that teaches blocking and tackling technique might be helpful
There are many off-season training facilities and June, July football camps for kids that you may want to look into.