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Thank You Ed Pomeroy & John Bucaro

The Bartlett Raiders Board of Directors would like to sincerely thank Ed Pomeroy and John Bucaro for their many years of volunteering on the Raiders Board.  

Ed and John have been outstanding, tireless leaders.  Thanks to them, the Raiders are among the top of our league and have set a standard for us to uphold.  If you see them around Bartlett, please tell them thank you for their service to our community. 

Why is football helmet reconditioning important?

By Brent Glasgow | Posted 11/3/2017

On the gridiron, safety is paramount, and football helmets need proper reconditioning for optimal performance. While teams must recondition their helmets every other year, industry leader Riddell recommends annual service.

"Throughout the course of a season, helmets endure the rigors of football – practice, games, heat, sweat, scratches, lockers and damage to decals. To ensure proper safety, it’s important that helmets are inspected and tested in multiple ways, multiple times, including air liner tests and meticulous shell inspections," Riddell Vice President of Sales Kyle Borland said.  (read more)

Congratulations Super Bowl Champs!

Of our BGYFL leading 5 Superbowl games this weekend, there were 3 heartbreaking, close losses.  Congratulations to coaches Johnny Bucaro, Dave Raap and Mike Dakoff on your amazing seasons.  We look forward to watching you compete next year! 

Special congratulations to 2017 Super Bowl Champs, 10U 93 Gold and 9U 83 Silver, both with shut-out Super Bowl victories this weekend!  

10U 93 Gold (Coach Ken Gillie)

Bartlett Raiders 26 - Lemont Hornets - 0

9U 83 Silver (Coach Jeff Manimbo) 

Bartlett Raiders 12 - Carol Stream Panthers - 0 

2018 Raiders Board Members

The results are in! Your 13 Raiders Board Members for 2018 are as follows:

Jim Beres, Jack Mauro, Ken Gillie, Mike Shannon, Marcello Santoro, Frank Priami, Kristin Andres, Dave Raap, Dan Roden, Andy Ginnan, Jeff Sommers, Jim Thompson, Brian Richardson

For information on volunteering on a Raider's committee, please contact

Raiders Apparel Store Is Open!!

We have a new selection of Raider's wear available.

New selections for the whole family.

Get your bling here, ladies!


Bartlett Raiders Youth Cheer & Football is a volunteer organization for youth football and cheerleading ages 5 to 14.  As the largest football & cheer organization in Bartlett and the surrounding areas, we are dedicated to teaching fundamentals and proper techniques of tackle/flag football and cheerleading. 

We strive to provide opportunities for all participants to develop individual skills and abilities while being a contributing member of a team.  Our focus at the Bartlett Raiders is to provide a healthy way for our athletes and their families to build lasting friendships, great memories, and most importantly, to have fun!

We are a member of the Bill George Youth Football League.  For more information on the BGYFL, visit http:/BGYFL.ORG


Register Online for 2018 Football & Cheer

2018 Registration is here. Follow the link to the left to complete your registration online.

To receive your reserved jersey #, attend the in person registration Sat Feb 3rd at the Bartlett Firehouse