The mission of the North Yonkers Knights Footbal & Cheer program is to enable the children of the City of Yonkers to benefit from participation in team sports and activities in a safe and structured environment. Through this active participation, our programs promote and teach fundamental values, skills and knowledge that children will use throughout their lives.


- To encourage and increase inner city youth participation in football & cheerleading.

- To ensure a safe and positive playing environment for all participants.

- To instill life-long values of teamwork, dedication and a superior work ethic in both the classroom and compettition.


The Knights have NO tryout or roster cuts. Everyone plays under mandatory play rules. Awards for academic achievement as well as athletics are given at the end of the season.