For extra points.

Pass on your knowledge,
Share your love of the game.

You can do a lot of good for kids while having a lot of fun. NFL FLAG, powered by USA Football, is the NFL's official youth flag football program and the nation's largest flag football organization, played year-round by boys and girls ages 5-17 in more than 1000 leagues. It's a fast-paced game in a non-contact environment where you can teach not only the fundamentals and skills of football, but, at the same time, the perserverance, teamwork and sportsmanship that help shape the leaders of the future.

Get what you need

In addition to the free coaching tools and flag coaching certification, NFL FLAG coaches receive:

  • Equipment for your team, including official NFL team jerseys
  • Eligibility for Coach insurance

You could go all the way

All NFL FLAG teams have the chance to advance to one regional tournament in different NFL team markets across the country. The winning teams in 4 divisions then compete to be named NFL FLAG Champion at the Pro Bowl.

Coach Certification

To educate youth flag football players, NFL FLAG makes sure registered flag football coaches can easily get their hands on the tools they need to stay at the top of their game. Certification training includes online coaching education resources such as video-based instruction, animated plays and more.

Learn more about Certification Training