Heads Up Tackling


Appears Dazed or Stunned

Appears Confused over Assignment or Position

Forgets Plays

Unsure of Game, Score or Opponent

Losses Consciousness (even briefly)

Shows Behavior or Personality Changes

Can't Recall Events Prior to or After Hit or Fall


Headache or Pressure in the Head

Nausea or Vomiting

Balance Problems or Dizziness

Double or Blurry Vision

Sensitivity to Light or Noise

Concentration or Memory Problems

Feeling Sluggish, Hazy, Foggy or Groggy

Delta Youth Football League is committed to player safety.  Each franchise in DYFL has a Player Safety Coach (PSC) that has been certified through USA Football's Player Safety Coach Program.  If you have safety concerns, we want to hear them.  Please contact the President of your franchise or contact the league by clicking here.

Concussion Awareness

Coaching Certification

‚ÄčAll coaches must complete the following certification process to obtain a badge from Delta Youth Football League

  1. Complete the Level 1: Tackle and Flag Certification Course through USA Football.  This course is accredited by the National Council for Accrediation of Coaching Education (NCACE)
  2. Pass a background check processed through the Department of Justice
  3. Attend Delta Youth Football League coaches clinic.
  4. Uphold Delta Youth Football League Bylaws in all DYFL activities.