Junior College Football

Junior College Football

My name is Joe Stinton and I am the head football coach of the South Sound Team that is a member of the newly formed North West Community College Football League which is a non profit.
We have successfully concluded our first season and it was an absolute success.

This year the league was comprised of four teams and we played each other twice.
1. Tacoma
2. Green River
3. Yakima
4. South Sound

We will be adding Columbia Basin and possibly an Oregon team for the 2010 season.

Please understand we have no affiliation with any the Community Colleges in the state. We asked but they do not have the finances to support football at the Community College level.

So we did it ourselves. Some folks may call us semi pro, a football club, etc. It matters not to us because we have experienced success with respect to getting our players scholarships. And that is the goal. Education through sports.

We began with simple goals

1. Kick off (We played 6 games per team)

2. To keep our Washington Athletes that do not proceed to a D-1 or D-2 in our state. (Approx 140 Players)

3. Keep the athlete at home, play football and continue their education without paying out of state tuition

4. Allow the athletes to continue to play the game they love, as long as they are a successful student first.

5. Do our best to move the athlete to the next level with a scholarship. (9 players are in the cycle)

I hope you take the time to research this. It is a very worth while effort being undertaken by a 100% volunteer staff league wide. Again our focus is to move these young athletes to the next level. It will not happen for most but it will and has happened for some.

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johnson A35 says ... on Thursday, May 23 at 5:59 PM

how would i sign up for this?

moose says ... on Tuesday, Mar 19 at 10:07 PM

im moving to washington to go to school and have played semi pro ball, is there a contact number to get ahold of anyone in order to join?

kendall says ... on Friday, Apr 29 at 1:34 PM

hey i just moved to Oregon im looking for a college to play ball at the juco level please feel free to contact me. im 6'2 250 play Mlb,DE

The Good Doctor says ... on Friday, Nov 5 at 6:33 PM

Gee, mike12, I guess if if it were up to you, they wouldn't be playing at all. These guys get to play football, stay in the classroom earning college credits and enjoy what they're doing...Sorry that isn't good enough for you.

mike12 says ... on Sunday, Jul 11 at 11:34 AM

Then whats the point.. If you want the kids to move up to big time schools then they need to take 12 credits. You guys are playing with kids

SPSCC_QB says ... on Friday, Feb 26 at 2:43 AM

Hey Coach Joe, I looked into the NCAA rule book for eligibility and the clock starts one you've started a semester as a full time student. Meaning if you take 5 credit instead of twelve that your clock does not yet start.

Joe Stinton says ... on Thursday, Feb 18 at 7:12 PM

Yes you do lose eligablilty due to the school enrollment requirement

KW says ... on Monday, Feb 15 at 9:18 PM

Since the league is considered "Club" status, do the players loose any elibigility by participating?

SPSCC_QB says ... on Friday, Jan 22 at 8:34 AM

Yes Coach frank out of state players may play.. but they do need to enroll in the college though which they will be represented.

coach frank says ... on Wednesday, Jan 13 at 9:59 AM

do you only allow washington resident players on the team? can someone out of state come uo and join

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