Football

COACHES

Varsity
Josh Sellers
jsellers@gtacs.org or (231) 946-1180

Junior Varsity
Craig Bauer
cbauer@elkrapids.k12.mi.us or (231) 645-1717

Middle School
Michael Vollmer (231) 932-4810


LITTLE GLADIATOR CAMP

The St. Francis Varsity Football Team invites your first through sixth graders to attend the annual 2021 Gladiator Kids Football Camp on Friday, August 20. Please register by following the link and steps below by August 12, 2021. Save the details, too–you won’t want to miss any of the fun opportunities!

God bless your summer and Go Glads!

Molly Flowers

mflowers@gtacs.org
231-492-3582

Gladiator Football Mini-Camp signup is found at the Immaculate Conception Popsicle app. If you already have a Popsicle account, click this link and login to register.

https://popsicle.app/parents/ImmaculateConceptionElementarySchool-2IeXrfm/login


If you need to create a Popsicle account, click the link above and follow these steps:

  1. Scroll to the bottom where you see “Don’t have an account?”
  2. Click the tiny blue letters that say “Sign up.”
  3. Set up an account with email and password and verify the account when you receive the auto-email (might go to Spam or Junk)
  4. After verifying the account, login with your new email and password.
  5. Go to the “Child” icon.
  6. Enter your child’s information. Use grade level and teacher from the 2020-2021 school year that we just completed.
  7. Select “2021 Gladiator Youth Football Mini-Camp.”
  8. Read the details and perhaps screenshot them for later reference.
  9. Click the ENROLL button.
  10. Enter child, enter T-shirt size.
  11. Select “Add to Cart.”
  12. Find the CART ICON (usually in the upper right) and click it to open the cart and review your order.
  13. If you see a box that asks for you to agree to the policies, click inside the box
  14. Enter payment information.
  15. Please email mflowers@gtacs.org when you have opened your account and completed your registration to alert us to check that your new account has connected properly to the app.

2021 Gladiator Youth Football Mini-Camp with Coach Josh Sellers

Friday, August 20; 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at Thirlby Field

Check-in starting at 1:30 p.m.

This camp is open to 1st through 6th grade students and is a fun-filled event hosted by head coach Josh Sellers, the SF coaching staff and the 2021 Varsity football team!

Camp includes:

  • Instruction by SF Coaching staff with Josh Sellers
  • Snacks and drinks
  • 2021 Gladiator Football Camp T-shirt
  • SF team photo for you to have autographed by the players
  • Two raffle tickets for the chance to be honorary team captain at a home game this season (additional tickets available to purchase at $1 each or 7 for $5)
  • The opportunity to run out on the field with the SF Gladiators Varsity team during the home game opener!
  • Bring along another item to be autographed if you wish–the players will be happy to autograph it for you!
  • Register by NOON, Thursday, August 12th to receive your T-shirt at the event.

Select T-Shirt size YS, YM, YL, YXL, S, M, L, XL

Please note Y indicates Youth. (XXL is not available at this time.)

T-Shirt Sponsors welcomed–please contact Molly Flowers at 231-492-3582

It’s a great day to be a Gladiator so invite a friend and have some fun!


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Traverse City St. Francis Football is one of the most successful programs in the State of Michigan, winning over 75% of games played since its inception in 1951.  Our program lays claim to two mythical state titles in 1973 and 1974 (prior to the start of a state playoff system in 1975) along with championships in 1992, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2008 and 2009.  Additionally, St. Francis Football finished as state runners-up in 1983, 1998 and 2007.  These accomplishments are in addition to numerous regional, district and conference championships earned over the years.  All the success on the field has been accompanied by consistent All Academic rankings in the upper echelon of all schools Michigan.  The football program has sent dozens of players on to play collegiately including the all-time leading rusher at Carnegie Mellon University in Travis Sivek.  On August 25, the Gladiators recorded their 500th win with a 21-7 victory over Marquette at Thirlby Field.

Michigan High School Football information, as tracked by John Huslebus from Plainwell, Michigan

Available to: Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
Home: Thirlby Field