Why run a flag football league for girls?

The past two years have been historic for women in the game of football. We have females coaching and an officiating in the NFL and female officials are now working Minnesota High School games. As a head high school football coach for 31 years, I find this exciting and am looking to do my part to grow interest in football for female athletes.

I am running a flag football league for girls. I want it to be more than just an opportunity to play flag football. I would like to help girls learn more about the game and even provide an opportunity via “graduate assistant roles” to help with coaching in our program. When I shared the idea of a girls only flag football league with my own 2 daughters, they both said they would have loved to have that opportunity. My wife actually shared a story of being told in 5th grade that she couldn’t play football with the boys at recess. I am guessing there are many others out there in this same situation, so here it is! Welcome to Go Girl Flag Football!!

Check out the story KARE 11 Sports did on Go Girl Flag Football!!!

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