2023 NFL FLAG Summit

Presented by Sports Connect 


ATLANTA  |  July 19-22, 2023



We're doing it again! The 2023 NFL FLAG Summit will kick off July 19-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, we will bring together NFL FLAG leadership and leagues from all over the country to learn about new initiatives aimed to better support and expand NFL FLAG. Join us for informational sessions, networking events, special guest speakers, swag, and more! 

Stay up to date by downloading the Whova app for iPhone and Android. New events, networking opportunities and happy hours are being added daily. 



Early Bird: Feb 22 - Apr 19 ($250)   |   Regular: Apr 20 - Jul 10 ($350)



Alongside the Atlanta Falcons

✔ Learn from experts in your industry

✔ Network and meet your peers

✔ Help shape the future of the game

✔ Have a voice and let it be heard

✔ Keep your program in good standing

✔ Enjoy special events, activities, and giveaways with the Falcons


Why Attend the NFL FLAG Summit?

Hear from your fellow league organizers!


“Networking and learning new ideas for how to provide the best youth flag football experience you can!”

“Every session was super helpful. Exceeded my expectations by far. Definitely going to New Orleans.” 

"Top-notch event with tons of valuable knowledge for both the veteran and rookie league organizers. I was able to grow our league again just by gaining additional info on how others are running their leagues.”






Diana Flores

Global Ambassador  |  NFL and IFAF

Michele Steele

Coorespondent and Host  |  ESPN

Nyaka NiiLampti

VP of Wellness and Clinical Services  |  NFL

Rich McKay

Chief Executive Officer  |  Atlanta Falcons AMBSE

Izell Reese

Founder and Chief Executive Officer  |  RCX Sports

Tyrre Burks

Founder & CEO | Players Health 


Jeff Johnson

President  |  Seacoast Youth Flag Football Leagues


Ryan Sarna

CEO & Founder  |  The Coach Sarna League


Danny Payne

President | Elizabethtown FLAG Football League


Shawna Ryan

Community Marketing & Impact Director  |  Gatorade


Amanda Dinkel

Director of Community Relations  |  Atlanta Falcons


2023 NFL FLAG Summit  |  Be A Game Changer


We took your feedback and have customized the content to tailor to what YOU want to hear. This year, experience more networking sessions, and gain access to both advanced and beginner sessions, to ensure everyone is getting information that is relevant to them and their leagues. Some topics we plan to cover include:

  • Best Practices In
    • League Operations – Whether you are a seasoned veteran, or a new operator, learn best practices on how best to operate your leagues to ensure maximum growth and efficiency.
    • Marketing – Are you trying to grow participation in your league? Do you want to make your league standout? Learn how, in our marketing discussions!
    • Technology – Registration and technology can be challenging. Learn how to best utilize the tools and resources you have at your disposal to operate your league most effectively
  • Events
    • Learn about events you can access, and how to operate your own events to add value to your league
  • Health and Safety
    • Learn about the trainings, policies and procedures you should you have in place to ensure the safety of your athletes.
  • Coach Training and Retention
    • Learn how to train AND keep coaches
  • Referee Sourcing, Training and Retention
    • Learn how to recruit, train and retain referees for your league



Our larger sessions will give insight into the youth sports space as a whole, and where flag football is going.

Hear from CEO of RCX Sports Izell Reese, and other executives and leaders in the sports world.

Stay tuned for more information on topics and speakers as we get closer to the event!






All attendees are required to book accommodations with Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, located at 267 Marietta St, Atlanta, GA 30313 OR Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, located at 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA 30303

Embassy Suites by Hilton


Omni Atlanta Hotel