Over A Hundred Years Of Combined Coaching Experience

Football & Cheerleading for kids 8th grade and under.


Our awesome cheer-leaders make up our mini team and our JV team. Head coach Tracy Carpenter and her team help supply our game day cheer.

Silver Hawks

The Silver Hawks are the current reigning Big Super Bowl Champs. This squad is under the guidance of Jim Shrewsbury

Red Raiders

The Red Raiders are led by their Head Coach David Bush & his team of assistant coaches. This squads motto is "Hit Hard, Hit Low, Hit Fast"


The Spartans are the newest squad but that didn't stop head coach Alex Floutsis from getting 2 of his squads into inaugural Super Bowl games.

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Superbowl Saturday

Gameday Schedule for Saturday October 18th   Little Superbowl Saturday 3:00 PM   Hawks vs Spartans Mini Cheerleaders       Middle Superbowl Saturday 5:00 PM Raiders vs Spartans JV Cheerleaders       Big Superbowl Saturday 7:00 PM Hawks vs Raiders Varsity Cheerleaders       Friday Night is NWI Football & Cheer Night […]

Playoffs & Pictures this weekend.

Playoffs & Picture Schedule Saturday, October 11th.   Playoff Game Schedule Is As Follows: *Please note  Middle and Little team game time changes Game 1 at 1:30 PM *Hawks (M) vs Spartans (M)  JV Cheerleading Squad Game 2 at 3:30 PM *Raiders (L) vs Spartans (L)  Mini Cheerleading Squad Game 3 at 5:30 PM  Raiders […]

Season is well under way

We have been enjoying a great couple of weeks of practice and games!  Thank you to all the coaches, parents, and participants for all your hard work and dedication!  Practices until further notice will need to start at 5:30pm because of needing to have adequate field lighting.  This also means that practices will end at […]

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NWI Youth Football & Cheer

Home office:
314 Timi Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46385

Practice Location:
Living Hope Church
9000 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN

Game Location:
Andrean High School
5959 Broadway
Merrillville, IN