Football

MISSION STATEMENT:

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.

OBJECTIVES:

- 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.

POSITIVE EXPERIENCES:

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.