USA Football
Important Information and Dates for 2019
Posted Jan 16, 2019

October 4th - Homecoming Festivities - All SYF players will be part of the parade. Each level will have their own float. After the parade we are having a SYF tailgate at the band field. Please talk with your team Mom's on what you should be bringing. SYF will be supplying hot dogs, buns and supplies to eat with. Then after the tailgate go to the football game and cheer on the Bluejays! 

October 11th - Youth Night at the varsity football game. Players will get in for FREE by wearing their jerseys. 

October 12th - Pink Out and our last games of the season - Player will be provided pink socks to wear for the game. All proceeds from the 50/50 and shirt sales will go to the Isabella Cancer Foundation. 

October 20th - 2019 Awards Ceremony and Equipment hand in: Starts at 1:00 in the High School Gymnasium. Immediately following the ceremony players will need to head to the equipment barn to turn in ALL of their equipment.  

Board Meeting
Posted Aug 18, 2018

Board Meeting: Our next board meeting will be November 10th at 7:00 in the Maple room of the Shepherd Bar.   


2019 Registration is now OPEN!
2019 Shepherd Youth Football Registration is now OPEN! Sign up by clicking on the SEASON REGISTRATION tab. We are always looking for dedicated and hardworking coaches and volunteers at all levels, if you are interested sign up under the season registration tab.

There will be a mandatory parent meeting for TACKLE football players only on August 5th at 7:00 pm at the Shepherd High School Auditorium. Blue Jay cards will be handed out at that time. Sell 6 cards and your child plays for free.

Flag Football players sell 4 cards and play for free.

Shepherd Blue Jay Camp Registration is now OPEN! Sign up by clicking on the Bluejay Camp Registration tab. Cost is $25.00. Camp will be August 5th - 8th from 6:00 - 8:00.
Shepherd Youth Football Endowment Fund
Posted Oct 22, 2017

The Shepherd Youth Football Program and its Board have put together a special opportunity for our community and football student-athletes.

An endowment fund has been created through the Mount Pleasant Community Foundation to provide scholarships for Shepherd High School graduates who participate in high school football.

Criteria for the scholarship are:

  • Student must graduate from Shepherd High School
  • Student must have participated in high school football at Shepherd High School
  • Student must have maintained a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Student must possess a positive attitude towards Shepherd Public Schools, the Shepherd Football Program, and the Shepherd Community
  • Student shall planning to enroll at an accredited college, university, or trade school

Preferences for the scholarship will be given to athletes who participate in Shepherd Youth Football, received the Warrior/Iron Man award, had distinguished achievements in football, and demonstrate financial need.

Saturday October 21, 2017 Shepherd Youth Football presented an initial check to the community foundation, represented by Brittany Sherrill and Michelle Sponseller, for $10,000 to be put into the Shepherd Football Scholarship Fund. This donation, and others, will be invested and annual earnings will be used to award scholarships in perpetuity.

Shepherd Youth Football is proud to give back to the Shepherd Community and proud to support our student athletes and the game of football. 


Board Members
  • Rick Judge President

  • Brent Curtiss Vice-President

  • Doug Sickles Executive Director

  • Jenna Eisenberger Secretary

  • Ashley Dearing Treasurer

  • Danielle Payne Registrar / Webmaster

  • Nikki Klumpp Spirit Chair

  • Jeremy Payne Flag Coordinator

  • Mark Joslin Concessions Manager

  • Craig Brune Game Day Manager