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About the Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association (ACYFA)

The Armstrong Cooper Youth Football Association is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tackle football organization for kids in grades 1 through 8.

  • Grades 1-2 practice and play in a six-week in-house development league 2 days per week. Practice days are determined by the coach in early August.
  • Grades 3-6 play a 9-10 game season in the Twin Cities North Youth Football League. Practice is 3 times per week with games typically on Saturdays. Practice days are determined by the coach in early August.
  • Grades 7-8 play a 9-10 game season in the North Suburban Football League. Practice is 3 times per week with games typically on Saturdays. Practice days are determined by the coach in early August.
  • Registration fees include all tackle football equipment (except shoes, mouth guard and cup), fields, referees, and a practice jersey that the players get to keep. 
  • All coaches and board members volunteer their time to make this program successful.

Upcoming important ACYFA dates

 

Friday, October 6th: Armstrong homecoming parade at AHS. Meet at 4:00pm in front of the high school. Parade will start at 4:30pm. Make sure to wear your ACYFA Jersey! **CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Monday, October 23rd: Playoffs official start. Not all ACYFA teams will choose to participate in the Playoffs.

Sunday, October 29th: End of season


ACYFA Hawks - 8th Grade Tier 3 Champions!

Hail to the Victors!

ACYFA produced two playoff champions for the 2016 season!  The 8th Grade Hawks won the Tier 3 8th Grade Championship in the North Suburban Football League, and the 4th Grade Hawks won the Tier 2 4th Grade Championship in the Twin Cities North Youth Football League. Congratulations to both teams!


ACYFA Hawks - 4th Grade Tier 2 Champions!




Front row left to right: Scot Cybyske, Dave Terriquez, Taavasa "JR" Mamea. Back row left to right: Dan Enna, Jon West, Maurice Chenier. Not pictured: Deb Daberkow-Wright.

Jon West and Deb Daberkow-Wright were honored Thursday, March 9th 2017 for their many years of ACYFA leadership and coaching excellence. Jon has been actively involved with the ACYFA board since 2009, most recently as Board President. Jon has decided to retire from "official" board duties and Taavasa "JR" Mamea will now be assuming his leadership responsibilities as Board President. Deb has been actively involved with the board since 2006, most recently as Treasurer. Trevor Wroge will be assuming those responsibilities moving forward. Thank you Jon and Deb for everything you have done to make ACYFA the strong community organization that it is today!