USA Football, the sport’s national governing body, leads the game’s development, inspires participation and ensures a positive experience for youth, high school and amateur players. USA Football hosts more than 80 football training events annually, offering education for coaches and game officials, skill development for players and resources for youth football league administrators. USA Football is the exclusive youth football development partner of the NFL, its 32 teams and the NFL Players Association. America’s sole member of the International Federation of American Football (IFAF), USA Football manages U.S. national teams for international competition. An independent non-profit, USA Football was endowed by the NFL and NFL Players Association in 2002, and its members reside in all 50 states.
The NFL and collegiate athletic conferences partner with USA Football relative to its training events and initiatives.
USA Football also enjoys strong relationships with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM); the American Football Coaches Association (A.F.C.A.); the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the Professional Football Players Mothers Association (PFPMA), led by Ms. Wilma McNabb; and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.