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Chantal Erives 
Age: 12
Name of NFL FLAG team: Las Vegas B-Eagles
Grade: 7
School: Roy Martin Elementary School
City, State of residence: Las Vegas, NV
Years Playing Football: 2
Favorite position to play: All of them
Favorite NFL team: Oakland Raiders
Favorite NFL player: Carson Palmer
Favorite tailgate food: Cheese Fries
How did you become interested in playing football? I would watch the Super Bowl with my family and wanted to play so I asked my mom to sign me up.
What have you learned through playing football that you didn’t expect? The difference in rules from Tackle to FLAG.
What you do like best about playing football? You get to represent yourself, your team and your hometown in Regional Tournaments like the one here in New Orleans.
What are your best football skills? All defensive skills, I’m an expert FLAG puller!
What makes a great football coach? A coach who is encouraging and can tell you to “shake it off” and say “do better next time” after making a bad play.
What would you tell someone who isn’t sure if they should play football? I would say that you should just do it. It is a lot of fun and you learn a lot.
What should people know about girls who play football? “Don’t Mess with Us!”

 

Coach Charlton Crosthwaite
Name of league: Henderson Flag Football League
Name of team: Las Vegas B-Eagles
Occupation: I sell “Hot Wheels” Toy Cars online.
City, State of residence: Las Vegas, NV
How long have you coached football? 13 Years
Skill most needed to coach: Patience
Favorite all-time football coach: Former San Diego Chargers coach, the late Don Coryell
Favorite tailgate food: Chicken Wings
Favorite football movie: “Rudy”
Favorite football book: “What It Takes to be #1” by Vince Lombardi Pregame routine/ritual? We pray before each game
How did you become interested in coaching football? My coach in high school was very influential in paving the way to be the coach that I am today. It was him that made me interested in coaching football.
What have you learned through coaching football that you didn’t expect? You get to meet a variety of different people who share the same interests as you.
Your greatest accomplishment in coaching football: It’s as simple as having a player on your team that has never picked up a football in their life and molding them into a better player. That feeling alone makes for a great accomplishment.
What would you tell someone who is considering coaching football? If you plan on coaching, just be ready to have a LOT OF FUN!

 

Sean Michael Zetino
Age: 13
Name of NFL FLAG team: Red Zone All Stars Grade: 7
School: Zelda Glazer Middle School
City, State of residence: Miami, FL
Years Playing Football: 6
Favorite position to play: WR
Favorite NFL team: Chicago Bears
Favorite NFL player: Devin Hester
Favorite tailgate food: Churrasco
How did you become interested in playing football? Years ago I wasn’t playing any sports, then I started watching football and fell in love with the game.
What have you learned through playing football that you didn’t expect? That you need to take responsibility for your actions and not blame others around you for missing a play. It’s a total team effort every game.
What you do like best about playing football? Scoring TD’s and “Showboating.”
What are your best football skills? Catching the ball with your hands and my Juke Move.
What makes a great football coach? Someone who treats all of his players equally regardless of their skill level.
What would you tell someone who isn’t sure if they should play football? It is a great sport and you get to meet a lot of new people.

 

Erick Retta
Age: 12
Name of NFL FLAG team: Los Indios Texans

Grade: 6th
School: Vernon Middle School
City, State of residence: Harlingen, TX
Years Playing Football: 5 years
Favorite position to play: QB
Favorite NFL team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite NFL player: Tony Romo
Favorite tailgate food: Hamburgers
How did you become interested in playing football? My stepfather influenced me to start playing and shared his love of the game with me. I instantly fell in love with it too.
What have you learned through playing football that you didn’t expect? How far I could throw!
What you do like best about playing football? As a quarterback, I like being able to lead my team and motivate everyone around me to play their best.
What are your best football skills? Throwing long, tight spirals.
What makes a great football coach? Someone who can be strict and keep everyone together, but also be nice and help you get better. Our coach is great because he put a lot of attention into teaching us the small things which make us good football players.
What would you tell someone who isn’t sure if they should play football? It is really fun and you get to travel and meet a lot of new people.

 

Coach Profile Samuel Torres
Name of league: Los Indios Flag Footbal League
Name of team: Los Indios Texans
Occupation: Painter and Blacksmith
City, State of residence: Harlingen, TX
How long have you coached football? 7 years
Skill most needed to coach: Leadership and Teaching your players how to love the game
Favorite all-time football coach: Barry Switzer
Favorite tailgate food: Grilled Chicken
Favorite football movie: The Replacements
Pregame routine/ritual? We pray as a group.
How did you become interested in coaching football? Just my love of the game. I wanted to share my love for football and be instrumental in teaching it to the youth in my hometown.
What have you learned through coaching football that you didn’t expect? It’s a lot of work and requires a lot of patience.
Your greatest accomplishment in coaching football: Just winning as many games as you can. There is no better feeling than winning! Also, being able to make your team the best group of football players they can be.
What would you tell someone who is considering coaching football?
Just do it! You don’t know what you are missing!

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