Equipment - League provides: helmet, shoulder pads, game jersey, game pants
Player provides: molded plastic cleats, cup, practice playing pants, practice jersey, the option to buy a helmet in partnership with Jr. Cougars
Schedule - Practices will begin the 1st week of August. The first weeks of practice will consist of 5-6 practices per week. Then practices will be 3 times per week, plus a walk through the day before each game. Practices generally last 1 ½ hrs. 8 games will be played on Sundays from September to October.
Refund Policy - Prior to the start of practice, the Vernon Hills Sports Club pays league fees, insurance fees, trainers, and officials that cover all participants. These fees are not reduced or refundable to any participant. Participants who experience injuries during preseason practice or season games will not receive a refund. NO REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEES WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE START OF PRACTICE
Coaching - Coaches are volunteer members of the community. All coaches have a criminal background check completed. The league also requires coaches to complete USA football certification training. This is an online course that is completed with a test.
Athletic Trainer - A certified athletic trainer will be at each league game to ensure athletes receive speedy and top quality medical attention for any on field injury.
Insurance - The Vernon Hills Sports Club carries insurance on all of its players and coaches. This coverage is designed to supplement individual medical coverage.