Our Goal

To promote good sportsmanship, teamwork, the basic fundamentals of football, stimulate the young person’s interest in sports, and enjoy playing football. We strive to ensure that each player is treated equally. Game time experience is important to allow the player to implement the fundamentals and techniques that are taught in practice. We believe in equal playing time, regardless of experience. We expect each player to be at each practice and game on time, and be willing to learn and participate.

Coaches Handbook - A must read if you plan on being a head coach our an assistant coach. Please Click here: Pekin JFL Coaches Handbook

Want to be a volunteer coach?

If you would like to volunteer as a head or assistant football coach please complete our online volunteer coach application provided below. Once completed, you will be contacted regarding a coaches position. Also, please make sure you read the coaches handbook, please click above link: Pekin JFL Coaches Handbook

Pekin JFL Volunteer Coaching Application (Word document)

(Once completed, please email back application as an attachment or copy and paste to email to pyfl1@yahoo.com, with Subject Line: Coaching Position

Applicants must be certified through USA Football, certification will be held in August 2019 and pass a background check through JFL Central League. It does not guarantee a position in the Pekin JFL organization. All information will remain confidential. If you have questions, please DM on Pekin JFL Facebook, with name, phone number and address - or Call Steve Clark 309-453-7221 or Eric Henson at 309-840-6117 .

We will have a coaching clinic for all Pekin JFL coaches, please stay tuned.


The Official Jr. Football league of Central Illinois Website (click here)

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The PYFL is committed to providing a positive youth sports experience for all participants.
We hope that your participation in our program is an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Go Dragons!