2020 Head Coaches
The Fort Garry Lions Football Club is now accepting applications for the 2020 season. The Head Coach is required to abide by and enforce the Football Manitoba code of conduct with his/her staff, players and parents. They will also represent the Fort Garry Lions in a favorable manner at all times.
The Head Coach will be responsible for various aspects of the football program and communicating with players and parents. They will promote long term player development and a positive team experience while keeping player safety a priority.
Please email Ken at firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest. Be sure to include your desired age group. Applicants with no previous coaching experience with the Fort Garry Lions should also include their coaching history and qualifications
Applications may be submitted until Monday, March 23, 2020.
2020 Registration Information
Just can’t wait for football? It won’t be long now. Your first step as always, is to register online as a new or returning player with Football Manitoba. This should be available in mid February. Check back here for all the 2020 registration information over the next few weeks.
All Teams Equipment Return
Equipment return for all players, will be held on Saturday November 16th. The morning return session will run from 10:00-12:00noon. The afternoon session will run from 2:00-4:00pm.
Fort Garry Lions Annual General Meeting
The 2019 Fort Garry Lions Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 6, in the Heron Room at the Holiday Inn Winnipeg South commencing at 7:00 pm
The AGM is open to all members of the Fort Garry Lions Football Club. (Members would be defined as any parent, team staff or volunteer associated with the club during the 2019 season).
Board positions are open
The club is only as strong as our volunteer base. We ask that you all take some time to consider joining the Lions Board to continue the success of the club – no prior experience necessary.If anyone has any questions, please reach out to Vern or Janice.
Elections will be held for the following 2020 Board positions:
1. President (incumbent: Vern Sisson)
2. Vice President (incumbent: Janice Anderson)
4. Treasurer (incumbent: Duane Johnstone)
5. Volunteer Coordinator (incumbent: Lindsey Britton)
6. Registrar (incumbent: Marie Hutchison)
7.Coaching Director (incumbent: Ken Gauthier)
8. Equipment Manager (incumbent: Jason MacRae)
9. Canteen Manager (incumbent: Allison Roberts)
10. MMFA League Representative (incumbent: Derek Lloyd)
11. Website Coordinator (incumbent: Jeff Kerr)
12. Member at Large (incumbents: Wes Mueller, Mike Sosiak, Wyatt Beaudry, Cameron Fay)
13. Fundraising Manager
14. Promotions and Merchandise Manager
15. Social Media Manager
16. Field Manager
DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 2019
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Holiday Inn Winnipeg South, 1330 Pembina Highway, Heron Meeting Room
The entire Lions Football family want to wish the best of luck to two of our teams in post season action.
The PeeWee team plays Eastman in the semi final, Saturday Oct 26 at 2:00 pm at Dakota Collegiate. On Sunday Oct 27, the Bantams play the Falcons in the Championship Game at 6:00 pm at IG Field.
Come on out and cheer both teams on.
Thanks to everyone who came out and helped make the 2019 Lions funday such a rousing success. Here are the winning numbers from the Sunday’s draws. Good luck.
If you have a winning ticket bring it down to FGL field this week Tuesday-Thursday between 6:30-8:30pm and claim your prize.
Prize pack Ticket #
#1 Gaming Pack 233250
#2 Lottery “Tree” 231486
#3 Experience Winnipeg 233001
#4 Family Fun 231379
#5 Fun & Games 233025
#6 Fun for Kids 231356
#7 Tailgate 231478
#8 Thank you Coach 231341
#9 It’s All Football 231496
#10 Home 231353
Grand Prize tickets
#1 Best Seats in the House 806334
#2 FGL registration 806462
#3 Ducks Unlimited print 561342
Lions Team Pictures
Sunday September 15th is picture day
- Atom 10:00
- Cruncher 1:00
- Bantam 2:00
- Pee Wee 4:30
All teams should meet by the bleachers on the practice field. Please download and bring an order form https://www.fortgarrylions.ca/stafford-studios-order-form/
Spring Camp Dates
It is time to get the equipment on and shake the dust off. Spring training camps are just around the corner.
Atom Spring Camp– Tuesday June 25 & Wednesday June 26; 6:30pm-8:00pm
PeeWee Spring Camp– Monday June 24 & Wednesday June 26; 6:30pm-8:30pm
Now that you have registered, you need equipment. All equipment fittings and distribution will be done at the Lions Clubhouse from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Here is when you can get it:
Bantam Tuesday May 28 & Wednesday May 29
Pee Wee: Tuesday June 4 & Thursday June 6
Atom: Monday June 10 & Thursday June 13
Cruncher: Tuesday June 18
Extra Registration Dates Added
In light of the issues with Football Manitoba’s registration site last week, we have decided to hold additional registration days this week. Our highly skilled and very friendly registration specialists will be on hand at the clubhouse, Tuesday May 7, Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9 from 6:30 until 8:30. Come on down and get registered.
Major Team Information Meeting
We have had considerable interest from almost 20 potential players. Of course we will work to recruit 20 or so more over the next couple of months to fill out the roster. Head coach Mike Sosiak is inviting everyone who has expressed interest to an information meeting. The meeting will be held in the Majors room, on Tuesday April 16th, at 7:00 pm at the Fort Garry Lions field at 1377 Clarence Ave.
We will provide additional information on the league, our registration process along with plans for a Spring Camp and practices prior to the start of the season in August. This will also provide an opportunity to ask any questions.
Please pass this information on to any friends interested in playing this year.
The Fort Garry Lions are pleased to announce we will be fielding a team in the Manitoba Major Junior Football League in 2019. The Manitoba Major Junior Football League(MMJFL) is a tackle league for players age 18-22.
Questions can be directed to Head Coach Mike Sosiak at 204-805-0748 or email@example.com
Tackle registration is now open. Please click here for 2019 registration information.
In Person registration is on May 2,3 & 4. click for all the details
The deadline for applying for Head Coaching positions is Friday April 12. If you are interested in head coaching or any coaching position please send your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone coaching football in 2019 needs to make sure that they have the proper training and or certification as required by Football Manitoba.
Respect in Sport, Safe Contact and Making Head Way in Football are mandatory for all coaches.
If you are coaching ages 7-13, NCCP Community Sport-Novice Coach is required.
If you are coaching players 14 and older, you need to have Intro to Competition-Position Coach.
Please review the Football Manitoba listings below for upcoming coaching clinic dates.
If you have any questions please contact Ken Gauthier at email@example.com
There will be a number of changes made to the website over the course of the next few months. We are creating a more streamlined, integrated and user friendly experience. Please be patient as the changes are integrated. Questions and comments can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org