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Youth Football Equipment

Please see information below about optional and required equipment for games and practices. Returning players can typically re-use prior year equipment.  Players are responsible for their own equipment.

Optional Equipment

  • Protective cup (recommended)
  • Gloves (receiver or lineman gloves)
  • Back plates
  • Rib protector pads
  • Arm, elbow sleeves

Football Helmets

Need a Helmet?

If you need a helmet, we urge you to get one as soon as possible. Without a helmet your player cannot practice or play in games.  Read below for info on getting a helmet.

Don’t need your existing helmet(s)?

If you don’t need your helmet any more, please consider donating it to a Saints player who may need it. If you don’t know a family to donate your helmet to, we are happy to accept it as a donation and store it for potential use by Saints players who may need them.

Helmet requirements:
  • Helmet color: White
  • Helmet brand: Typical brands purchased by Saints players are Riddell, Schutt, or Xenith
  • Helmet size: Please follow the size chart for the respective helmet brand. Here's a good guide for helmet measurements, linked here.
  • Players only need one helmet which will be used for both practices and games.

Helmet Option 1: Buy new
If you need a helmet the first and suggested option is to purchase a new one from a major retailer. Our players wear a variety of helmet brands, we generally recommend Riddell.  For 2024 we are NOT offering an online store via Riddell. You are welcome to reach-out to the Riddell rep, Gary, who you can email here: LINK HERE.
Helmet Option 2: Buy Used

If you’re unable to purchase a new helmet there are some used options, listed below:

  1. Play it Again Sports, link HERE
  2. Facebook Marketplace (search “football helmets”). Also see the equipment exchange group..
  3. SidelineSwap, link HERE
Check to see if the used helmet has been re-certified by NOCSAE.
Option 3: Use a Donated helmet

Reach-out to former  players you may know is not playing this season, typically those players who have aged-out of the program.

Football Sizes, by age group

  • Wilson TDY - Varsity, JV
  • Wilson TDJ - 11U, 10U
  • Wilson K2 - 9U, 8U