The mission of the Irondale Youth Football Association is to provide a SAFE & FUN football experience where players can learn the fundamentals of football. We want players to learn what it takes to be part of a team and fill a role necessary for the player and the team to succeed. We hope that after the season is over each player has become a better football player, but more importantly a better person. If each player wants to return the following year and has told friends about it we have succeeded!
IYFA wants each team to have a POSITIVE coaching philosphy versus a win-at-all-costs approach. A win-at-all-costs approach has only one goal - winning. A postive approach has a more important goal of using this experience to improve as a player and as a person.
IYFA wants each player to:
IYFA is entirely comprised of volunteers, who work all year to try to make this organization successful. The players are our number one purpose.