Our Commitment | Glastonbury Youth Football Association
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For Glastonbury Youth Football player safety is not lip service.  We are committed to the safety of our youth athletes.  Did you know?


  • GYFA has a sports medicine partnership with the Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network and their Athletic Trianers                Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network



  • Age appropriate players are given baseline diagnositc cognitive testing  



  • Youth athletes wear Guardian Caps during practice       
    • The Guardian Cap is the leading soft-shell helmet cover engineered for impact reduction. It brings padded, soft-shell technology to the outside of the decades old hard-shell football helmet and reduces impact up to 33%!                                                                                                 Guardian Caps: Early Bird Special 40 for $2000 + 10 Free

  • GYFA has invested in Wet Bulb Globe Thermometers to accurately guage on-field weather conditions and modifies practice plans accordingly.   
  • GYFA has adopted and implemented the risk management elements of the 2021 Safe Sports Act.  To learn more about the Safe Sports Act click on Sadler Insurance - Safe Sport Act Info.