About Us

About Us

Matteson Youth Athletic Association (MYAA)


MYAA Established– 2002

 

League – South West Midget League

Competitive Positioning – What sets MYAA apart?

 

·        Certified coaching staff

·        Name recognition, Matteson Bears

·        Academic Accountability Program

·        Partnership with the Village of Matteson (facilities)

·        Integrity of the coaching staff and board members

·        Our fundamental core values

 

o       Encouraging respect for authority, self and others

o       Fostering self-esteem and a healthy self-image

o       Building self-confidence and self-discipline

o       Promoting achievement in the classroom and on the field – we believe in student athletes

Cheer Program

 

Goals:

 

1.      Bring more credibility and respect to the MYAA Cheer Program

 

Objectives:

Increase safety awareness amongst all MYAA cheer coaches

through on-going safety training, including CPR/AED

 

Ensure all MYAA cheer coaches are certified

 

Create a MYAA cheer philosophy which will create more

consistency at all levels

 

Provide more conditioning and tumbling clinics which will enhance

the performance of the student athlete

 

 

2.       Each student athlete will participate fully in the MYAA Academic Accountability Program

Mindful of both our role and responsibility as a MYAA member, we respect each student athlete as a unique individual. Through an active presence in the student athlete’s life, we can help them achieve their fullest potential.

 

 

Football Program

Goals

 

1.      To provide a winning football program that will teach our student athletes the fundamentals of football.

 

Objectives:

 

The development of coaches through USA Football certification and on-going training

 

Creating uniformity at all levels within the program by developing  an offensive and defensive philosophy

 

Ensure all coaches are certified in CPR/AED

 

Have coaches attend two clinics prior to the start of training camp

 

Ensure all coaches complete a background check

 

2.      To teach our student athletes critical life skills through the game of football which will help them become modeled citizens

 

Objectives:

 

During the season, each student athlete will be required to do at least two hours of community service

 

Buddy System -Each varsity and junior varsity player would be responsible for mentoring a widget and pee wee player

 

3.      Develop MYAA Academic Accountability Program-an educational program that will assist and empower our student athlete to reach their full educational potential

 

Objectives:

 

Develop MYAA Reading Program-a reading program that

encourages and rewards reading during the student athlete’s

participation in the football program.

 

Develop a MYAA Tutorial Program-a tutorial program that provides the student athlete with voluntary/mandatory educational assistance.

 

Weekly Eligibility Feedback Form – Each student athlete would be required to turn in a weekly eligibility feedback form signed by their teacher, parent and student to ensure the student athlete’s behavior and effort is in compliance with the MYAA standard.

 

MYAA Awards Program – Reward student athletes who demonstrate academic excellence.