Mission Statement

Updated Monday December 3, 2012 by Myron Jefferson.

The mission of the Colorado Youth Football League is to provide a high quality competitive tackle football program for youth ages 6 to 13 in Metro Denver and the surrounding cities. It is also our goal to develop sound fundamental football and real life skills that include teamwork, sportsmanship and academic excellence. As a league, we want to ensure that all participants have a positive and fun experience.



President/Founder, E. Myron Jefferson


Mr. Keith Noll, National Football Sports Chair is pleased to announce the appointment of E. Myron Jefferson as the Sports Director of Football for the Colorado District. As such, Mr. Jefferson will also serve on the AAU Colorado District Executive Committee as well as the AAU National Football Committee.

Mr. Jefferson is president and co-founder of Cougars Youth Sports and has been involved with youth sports for nearly 27 years. He grew up in Denver after moving to Colorado from Tulsa, OK He played youth league football in Denver and attended Denver South High School (Class of 1984) earning numerous honors in Football as well as Track & Field. Mr. Jefferson earned a scholarship for college athletics and signed with the University of Southern Colorado where he became a 5x NAIA Track & Field All-American (1984-1989). After college he played minor league football in MLFS (Minor League Football System) with the Pueblo Crusaders and won the 1989 MLFS National Championship. He had a free agent tryout with the NFL NY JETS in 1991. He played 4 years professionally in the Arena Football League with the Albany (NY) Firebirds before retiring in 1994. Mr. Jefferson was inducted into the AFA (American Football Association) Hall of Fame Class of 2001. Mr. Jefferson is excited to move youth football forward in Colorado and is already hard at work with building the newly formed Colorado Youth Football League which he serves as President & Founder.

Commissioner- Guido Gonzalez-Lewis

Marketing/Webmaster- Rob Sandlin

Treasurer- Vacant
Football Director West Metro- Vacant 
Football Director South Metro- Vacant
Football Director North Metro- Vacant
Public Relations/Sponsorships- Vacant



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