In the News for Youth Helmets

October 25, 2018
News 12 New Jersey

Youth football team uses high-tech helmets to track big hits

"Madison football has seen that our numbers have stayed, if not gone up through this, where a lot of towns can’t say that,” says league president Tom Leck. The helmets are made by the company Riddell and cost $300. Families pay $200 for the helmets, with the rest covered by donations.
September 18, 2018
Peter Schwartz

Rogersville (Tennessee) middle school proved they were in it to win a Riddell Smarter Football grant

Riddell, the official equipment partner of USA Football, has been a big part of this movement with their “Smarter Football” initiative. This year, the program expanded to “18 In 18” equipment grants to reflect the uniform number worn by future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, who now serves as Riddell’s Strategic Advisor and Brand Ambassador.
September 03, 2018

Trusted Coaches helps youth football teams earn equipment grants

Tom Lenarz, director of Cloquet Youth Football, said the funds from USA Football will go toward the purchase of new Riddell helmets. “We are excited to be able to use this money to put our kids in newer and safer equipment,” Lenarz said.

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