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Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2023 season is now open. Please use this LINK to register. 

Early bird rates apply until May 31st. Registration will remain open until July 1st. 


Irondale Youth Football Receives USA Football League Excellence Award

Bronze Leauge

Our commitment to improve youth football is of the utmost importance to us and because of that, we pull out all of the stops to ensure a better and safer football-playing experience for you and your family. 

We are proud to share that we have earned the Bronze level recognition through USA Football's League Excellence Program.

What does that mean? 

  • We certified ALL of our coaches
  • We offer at least two different game types
  • We conduct coach background checks as outlined by USA Football
  • We follow and educate staff on Concussions Return to Play protocol
  • We established a league-wide Emergency Action Plan
  • We follow USA Football's Levels of Contact and Practice Guidelines


Parents and Athletes

Parents and athletes need to manage their SportsEngine accounts to ensure they get the most out of their Irondale Youth Football experience during each sporting season. With their accounts properly configured, athletes and their families will receive communications according to their preferences and be able to complete registrations more efficiently.  SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Parents and Athletes that will help our members with frequently asked questions about our website and mobile app.

Download the user guide on the right or check out the Irondale High School Football Parent Page (scroll to the bottom) for useful tips and how-to's. 

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!!


New to Sports Engine?

Here is your quick start guide to creating an account and using the SportsEngine platform as an athlete or parent.

Updated Rules for 2022

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

Thank You!

UPDATED: pictures from 2021 Mini-Camp and some  pictures  from our 2020 season.


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.

IYFA Bylaws