The Lakeland Gators Youth Athletic Association, Inc. was established in 1967 as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the youth of Lakeland, a place to enjoy the sports of football and cheerleading. While having fun, children learn valuable lessons about honesty, teamwork, loyalty, and respect.
The Lakeland Gators maintain a winning tradition both on and off the field.
The goal and focus of the Lakeland Gators is to promote a safe and enjoyable environment for young athletes to participate and excel in football and cheerleading. To develop a true sense of sportsmanship and teamwork and nurture the fundamentals of honesty, integrity, and a positive self-image. It’s our belief that these values and virtues are important to their growth and to them becoming active members of our community and society.
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2023 Board of Directors
It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s all a matter of discipline.
- Wilma Rudolph
We are part of the Tri-County Youth Football & Cheerleading Conference. Tri-County consists of 14 highly respected and successful youth tackle football and cheerleading organizations in Hillsborough, Polk, and Pasco Counties on the west coast of Florida to provide a safe, secure, competitive, and fun environment for our children to learn to tackle football and cheerleading.
Tri-County Youth Football and Cheer Conference (TCYFCC), established in 2013, is dedicated to local communities by promoting the wholesome development of student-athletes through the association with exemplary adult leaders in the sports of football and cheer.