PALM COAST— Mad Dogs Flag Football of Palm Coast has completed its Fall 2021 season with its Championship Weekend festivities on November 13th under the lights at Matanzas High School. Following its first season ever working with Flagler County Schools, Mad Dogs was proud to give its young players a chance to experience playing on a great playing surface under the lights.

Each season, Mad Dogs (a 501c3 nonprofit) serves around 300 co-ed youth athletes from ages 5-15 with a flag football experience unlike any other. Mad Dogs was formed to give Palm Coast and Flagler County kids a locally owned and operated league that was fully invested in this community and the futures of its children. Mad Dogs is proud to use local vendors whenever possible, receive a tremendous amount of support from local businesses and work with local high schools.

Following a competitive regular season and an exhilarating championship night, the following champions were crowned:

  • 6-and-Under: Raiders (Donnie Veit)
  • 8U: Vikings (Eric Thompson)
  • 10U: Buccaneers (Tommy Ascone)
  • 12U: Lions (Michael Schottey)
  • 15U: Vikings (Vuthy Try)
Championship games were not only notable for numerous first-time winners, but also because four of the five championship games were decided by one score or less with many going down to the final moment or into overtime.
Buster Bosserdet Fall 2021 Mad Dogs

The night also included an appearance from Lady Jaguars Cheer and Dance Organization of Flagler County and was emceed by league DJ Irv Nyce and Director of Development Michael Schottey. Honorary captains for the night who participated in pre-game ceremonial coin tosses include Dr. Jen Thornton (President of the Flagler County Education Foundation and former Mad Dogs Board Member), Coach Matt Forrest (Head Coach of the Matanzas Pirates and Mad Dogs Board Member) and Kyle Johnson (Assistant Coach of the Matanzas Pirates and former NFL player).

6U Raiders Fall 2021 Mad Dogs Football

Mad Dogs will have its next season starting in January and registration is currently open for the next two weeks. Starting this Winter, Mad Dogs is pleased to announce its first ever 17U season pending sign up interest. Please stay tuned to our social media for more details.

Media Release: Michael Schottey
Images: Kyla Sabate/Mad Dogs Flag Football

Cover Image: 12U Lions Fall 2021 Mad Dogs/Kyla Sabate/Mad Dogs Flag Football

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