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    Bayside Bears - Justin Machell interview with Mark Moses about the upcoming season 5/19/17

    Check out the interview Justin Machell did with Mark Moses on Sports Radio 1560 The Fan about the upcoming season.

    Bayside Bears - Justin Machell interview with Mark Moses on Sports Radio 1560 4/6/17

    Check out the interview that our Tackle Football Director, Justin Machell, did with Mark Moses on Sports Radio 1560 The Fan.


    Accepting Fall Tackle Football Head Coach Applications

    01/25/2018, 9:00am EST
    By Justin Machell

    Interested in becoming a Head Coach for the 2018 Fall Tackle season?

    Bayside Bears is looking for volunteer coaches who are dedicated to serving as positive role models to the youth of our community. Bayside coaches are responsible for teaching players good sportsmanship, teamwork, rules and fundamental skills of the game while providing a safe and fun experience that encourages players to reach their full potential. We believe in providing the best coaching possible for the players in our organization and have developed a comprehensive coaches application and selection process for all who may be interested in becoming a head coach.

    Prospective head coaches must submit a completed coaches application to by February 17th. 

    The Coach Selection Committee will conduct an in-person interview with all candidates. Selection criteria will be based on but not limited to knowledge of the game, leadership style, ability to work with varying skill levels of youth players, acceptance of coaching criteria/expectations of the program, and previous coaching experience.

    We thank you for your interest and support of Bayside Bears Youth Football & Cheerleading Association. If you have any questions regarding this process, coaching, coaching requirements, etc. please contact our VP of Football, Justin Machell at 863-529-4661.

    Registration Now Open for 2018 Spring Programs

    11/07/2017, 10:45pm EST
    By Justin Machell

    Registration is now open for our 2018 spring programs. We offer 8 man tackle football and NFL Flag football. Online registration is open for 8 man tackle and will be open by the end of this week for NFL Flag. Payment plans are available and if you need to participate in one please register in person at any Bayside event. We look forward to seeing you again this spring! 

    2017 Fall Head Coach Announcement

    05/03/2017, 2:00pm EDT
    By Justin Machell

    Bayside Bears Youth Football & Cheerleading is proud to announce our 2017 fall head coaches:
    Jr. Rookie – Nicole Ireland and Jessica Abreu
    Rookie – Amanda Ramby and Danielle Blaylock
    Mighty Mite – Aria Tassinari and Alicia Gillaspie
    Pee Wee – Jessica Sawyer and Dawn Starr
    Juniors – Leona Slyak and Rebecca Bach
    Seniors – Rikki Grace
    Jr. Rookie – Derrick Rivers
    Rookie – Jeff Klein
    Mighty Mite – Juan Cearra
    Pee Wee – Fiore Abbruzzese
    Bantam – Ty Benson
    Juniors – Gary Perri
    Seniors – Carl Lazzeri
    We want to thank all of our volunteer coaches for your service and dedication to the children of our community. Without you, our organization would not be here today. We look forward to another successful fall season.

    Bayside Bears Hosting Regional Round of FSYFL Playoffs

    04/06/2017, 2:30pm EDT
    By Justin Machell

    Bayside Bears have the privilege of hosting the regional round of the FSYFL playoffs this Saturday 4/8 at Liberty Park in Palm Bay. There will be 12 games featuring the 24 best teams from Southeast Florida competing for a spot in the East Coast conference championships. Our Bayside Mitey Mites and Pee Wee's both play at noon. Come check out the action and support our local youth players.

    Bayside Mitey Mites Headed to Georgia

    03/19/2017, 12:15pm EDT
    By Justin Machell

    We're very excited to announce that our Bayside Bears Mitey Mite team has been invited to play in the GSYFL tournament just outside of Atlanta next weekend. They will take on the Hit Squad (GA) and the 2016 NWGYFL 8U Superbowl champion Milford Warriors. With one of the top defenses in the state, our boys look to close out their regular season with statement wins and come back ready to make a playoff run.
    To help our parents with travel expenses we've setup a GoFundMe account at We appreciate any and all donations so please spread the word and help make this trip a memorable experience for our kids.

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    If you are able to help us financially, please complete our Sponsorship form and return to Todd Gerst at Or you can conveniently use our donation button to send money securely through Paypal. Thank you for your support!

    If you are interested in volunteering this season please complete this form and return to our parent coordinator. Thank you!