Here you will find usefull links and information that will help you answer most of your equipment and safety questions!
The Dunlap JFL will supply your participant with a helmut, chin strap, shoulder pads, game jersey, game pants, practice pants, belt, hip pads, tail pad, thigh pads, knee pads and a mouthpiece. (If you purchase a mouthpiece, it can be any color except White or Clear and must have a strap or string that can be attached to the facemask.)
Parents are responsible for an athletic supporter with cup, socks and football shoes. If a special mouthpiece is needed for a player with braces, you are responsible for that. (you can usually get one from your orthodontist)
If your equipment is broken, missing or faulty, please notify one of the coaches immediatley.
Wear light colored clothing during hot days.
In cooler weather, please dress appropriately.
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!
Drink Plenty of water throughout the day.
Have them bring a jug or a couple bottles of water to practice.
Limit fruit juices due to high sugar content.
Eliminate soda- mild diuretic (causes the body to lose water)
Eat Healthy- fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, etc.
Do not eat a big meal within an hour before practice
Eat dinner after practice or an hour before
If hungry before practice, eat a light snack- fruit, yogurt, granola bar.