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Registration closes June 28 (click the link above)

  • Please register before registration closes to ensure timely jersey order and delivery for your child

Grades 6 - 8 Summer Speed and Strength Training Registration Information

Registration is now open for any player who will be in grades 6 - 8 in the fall for speed and strength training. Players will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 11:00 am to 12:00 PM from June 14th to August 13th (except the week of July 5th) at the Irondale High School Weight Room. Cost is $110. 

Please click the link for more information and to register: Summer Speed and Strength Training Registration

Mini-Camp Information

The IYFA Board is pleased to announce that we will continue the tradition of hosting a youth football camp in August prior to the start of official practice. 

Please mark your calendars for the evenings of August 3rd through 5th from 6:00 to 7:30pm at Irondale High School's football field.

Check out the calendar for more exciting events!

Picture Night Information - August 25th starting at 5:00pm

Families wanting to purchase pictures will need to opt-in to view and order photos.  You will need to text the information found below.  Once you opt-in, you will receive another text as soon as the photos are ready!  That's it - no need for any paper order forms!

Text the custom code to 90738.

Custom Code: PGKY73573


2021 Practice and Game Schedule Information

Football practices will start the week of August 9th (M, Tu, Th from 6 to 8 PM). Grades 3 - 6 will practice at Edgewood. Grades 7 and 8 will practice at Irondale.

The first game for grades 3 - 6 will likely be the week of August 23rd. No games will be held over Labor Day weekend. 

Games will start for our 7th and 8th grade teams after Labor Day.

2021 Season

The 2021 season planning has begun! Check out our flyer for more information and updates regarding 2021 registration and our registration kick-off events. Below are the upcoming events.

  • Registration will be open from April 28 to June 28
  • Combine and climbing wall at Irondale High School - May 15 from 1 to 3 PM

Go Knights!

The Irondale Youth Football Board

Irondale's New Head Coach

Congratulations to James Manuel who was named the new Head Football Coach for Irondale High School.

A former Minnesota Gopher Linebacker, Coach Manuel has been on the staff at Irondale for seven seasons, the past four as the Defensive Coordinator and Assistant Head Coach.


LoveYourMelon / Irondale Beanies

Love Your Melon + Irondale

We have the slouch style beanies in stock!

Thanks to everyone who bought one - it is great seeing them around!

Email us if you are interested -


Thank you Erika Scherman and everyone MC Tool & Safety for your support of Irondale Youth Football!!


IYFA Coaches are Trusted Coaches & USA Football Certified

The Irondale Youth Football Association has made the commitment to provide a safe, positive and productive experience for their youth football participants. USA Football and Trusted Coaches (TC) have teamed up to provide football specific training on the Trusted Coaches platform.  Trusted Coaches is a comprehensive online program that offers essential training, education and screening necessary for a youth coach.  Along with components of Trusted Coaches, all youth football coaches will have the opportunity to complete the USA Football Heads Up Football Tackle Coach Certification.

Trusted Coaches PSA with former All-Pro and Viking legend, Chad Greenway

2018-2019 Irondale Knights

2018-2019 Irondale Knights

Contact IYFA

PO BOX 120355
New Brighton, MN 55112

Registration questions:

Board Members


IYFA is always looking for help.  If you are willing to help in any way please contact IYFA President. We will need to transition many board positions following this year as current board members players are moving to high school.

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