Next Level Sports

Next Level Flag Football - Pleasanton

 

Next Level Flag @ Foothill High School in Pleasanton

Coming off a tremendous third season of Next Level Flag Football in Pleasanton, we are excited to be back and with an expanded program for the 2018 NL Flag season! Coach Greg Chandler, Coach Jon Evans, and the Foothill High coaching staff and all the Football Student Athletes did an incredible job of infusing the Next Level Philosophy into the lives of our young student athletes and their families over the past three seasons.

General Overview of League Operations:

  1. NL Flag operations from early January through mid-March with a 10-week season schedule (1 scrimmage, 7 regular season games, 2 playoff games).
  2. Games are on Sundays with exceptions for Super Bowl Sunday (sites vary based on field availability, check the schedule below).
  3. Practices and Games are on the same day - parents need only allocate a 2-hour window of availability for their child's involvement.  Practice hours take place immediately prior to a participant's scheduled game time.
  4. Per NL Flag rules, equal playing time is governed on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball and shall be administered by the Student Head Coach/Mentor and Parent Volunteer(s).
  5. Each game is played 5 versus 5 in a non-contact environment.  Field length is 40-yard long field - up to 4 games operate simultaneously on the same regulation football field.
  6. Parent volunteers are to ASSIST our Student Athlete Head Coach/Mentors and ENABLE them to at as Head Coaches of their respective teams.
  7. Teams are comprised of 12 players maximum.
  8. League Fees: $275 - fees are inclusive of a participant's custom jersey, shorts, use of flags, and other offerings.
  9. Uniform Delivery - fees for home delivery of a participant's uniform are included in the League Fees.  NL will again be SHIPPING UNIFORMS DIRECT TO HOME this season!  Delivery will occur via USPS and a valid USPS delivery location is required. 
  10. NL 7th/8th Passing League implements a traditional High School/NCAA 7-on-7 environment - expansion from 5-on-5 environment used from K - 6th divisions.

Site Logistics & Schedule:

All games located at Foothill High School in Pleasanton. All scheduled games will be played unless canceled due to extreme weather and/or other circumstances making gameplay unsafe or hazardous. Precaution will be taken for the younger age groups.

Practice & Game Times: 2018 Flag Football Season

Kindergarten/1st Grade Division - Practice: 3:00 pm/Game: 4:00 pm
2nd Grade Division - Practice: 2:00 pm/Game: 3:00 pm
3rd Grade Division - Practice: 1:00 pm/Game: 2:00 pm
4th Grade Division - Practice: 12:00 pm/Game: 1:00 pm
5th Grade Division - Practice: 11:00 am/Game: 12:00 pm
6th Grade Division - Practice: 10:00 am/Game: 11:00 am
7th/8th Grade Passing Division - Practice: 8:00 am or 9:00 am/Game: 9:00 am or 10:00 am

Game Schedule: 2018 Flag Season (Subject to Change)

Week 1: Sunday, Jan 14th (Scrimmage Week) 
Week 2: Sunday, Jan 21st
Week 3: Saturday, Jan 27th
Week 4: Sunday, Jan 28th
Week 5: Saturday, Feb 3rd (Super Bowl Weekend)
Week 6: Sunday, Feb 11th
Week 7: Sunday, Feb 18th 
Week 8: Sunday, Feb 25th
Week 9: Sunday, Mar 4th (Playoffs - Round #1)
Week 10: Sunday, Mar 11th (Playoffs - Round #2 "Finals")
*All teams play all 10 games

Registration Status:

Registration for the 2018 Next Level Flag Football season at Foothill High School in Pleasanton will open on April 1st at Noon for Priority Registration. General registration will open on April 15th  at 12 pm for the general public. Please remember to register early as we can not hold spaces due to limited space.  Kindergarten does not have a priority registration period, so you can register on April 1st for that program!

Co-Site Director's Bio: Greg Chandler


Greg Chandler is entering his 17th season coaching at Foothill High School. After graduating from Foothill High School and playing collegiately at Chabot Junior College, Coach Chandler returned to Foothill to Coach Football and Baseball. He is currently the Defensive Backs and Wide Receiver Coach at the Varsity Level where they have won 2 NCS Titles, 5 EBAL Titles and 13 NCS appearances. Coach Chandler has 3 kids Emma (13) 3 years playing Next Level Flag, Jackson (11) 4 years playing Next Level Flag and Addison (8). 

Co-Site Director's Bio: Jon Evans

Jon Evans is entering his 13th year coaching QB’s and the offense at Foothill High School.  Over the course of his career, he has coached 3 Division 1 quarterbacks including Kyle Kearns (Wake Forest), Tony Smith (Cal Poly), and the Pac 12’s all-time leading passer and current Los Angeles Ram Sean Mannion (Oregon St).  The team has 3 EBAL championships, 11 NCS appearances, and has been in the NCS finals twice during that span.  Jon has run his own youth football camps for the past 12 summers and is also a Math teacher at Foothill. Prior to coaching at Foothill, Jon coached QB’s at American High School in Fremont and played football collegiately at Chabot Junior College and U.C. Davis.    

 

Registration Listing

Pleasanton - Foothill HS - 2018 NL Flag Football

Player registration for the 2018 Next Level Flag Football season at Next Level Pleasanton, with games played at Foothill High School.

Pleasanton - 1st Grade/Kindergarten Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 2nd Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 3rd Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 4th Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 5th Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 6th Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00

Pleasanton - 7th/8th Grade Division

Registration Dates: 04/01/2017 to 01/23/2018
Start and End Dates: 01/14/2018 to 03/11/2018

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$275.00