PEEWEES - Walton Braves

BOOMERS - Shalimar Wildcats

SENIORS - FWB Buccaneers

JUNIORS - FWB Buccaneers

The Panhandle Youth Football Association better known as the PYFA was established in 1980.


For over 30 years the football and cheer-leading program of the PYFA has grown from just 4 local area teams of Walton, Niceville, Shalimar and Destin to over 50+ teams from Ages 5 to 12 in tackle football and cheer.


As of 2018, the PYFA consists of Niceville, Walton, South Walton, Jackson County, Vernon, Freeport, Destin, Lynn Haven, Panama City Beach, Shalimar, Fort Walton Beach and Crestview.


Every program in the PYFA strives to provide the highest level of competition, coaches, players and facilities while also furnishing the develop-mental instruction for all athletes in football and cheer.

(5-6 Year Olds)

Pee Wee
(7-8 Year Olds)

(9-10 Year Olds)

(11-12 Year Olds)

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Cornell Tinner


Will Whitehurst



Bryan Kellar

Mike Oelrich


Player Safety Coach
Corey Williams

Cheer Director

Maria Whitehurst


Team Marketing Agent

Rich Garro


Events Coordinator

Daniel Curry

2018 Executive Board


Crestview - Bud Tipton


Destin - Bryan Kellar


Fort Walton Beach - Randy Walker


Freeport - Daniel Curry


Lynn Haven- Mike Freitas


Niceville - Mike Oelrich


Panama City Beach - Keri Edwards


Shalimar - Richard Garro


South Walton - Jim Bishop


Vernon - Timothy Garner


Walton - Maria Whitehurst


Area Representatives

© Panhandle Youth Football Association | 2016