We invite parents and coaches to take a few minutes and visit the website and bookmark the address. We hope the information contained on our site will help answer any questions you may have about the GCYSA. The GCYSA was formed to organize and align youth football and cheerleading activities for the Gulf Coast communities.
The GCYSA currently provides organized youth tackle football and cheerleading to nearly 9,000 children ages 5 thru 14 in 18 cities and parks along the Gulf Coast. The GCYSA is an independent non-profit organization that provides a common set of rules for its member parks to compete by. Member parks and organizations have their own board of officers and govern themselves separately from the GCYSA.
The GCYSA strives to provide youth athletic programs which reach out to the youth of the Gulf Coast area regardless of race, color, gender, religion, or economic/ethnic/cultural backgrounds along with maintaining safe and sound mental, physical and moral conditions for children. It is our objective to inspire players, coaches, and parents to practice ideals of good health, citizenship, and character through their participation in competitive sports.