The Friends of Melrose Football, the Melrose Recreation Department and the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School established the Melrose Middle School Football Program in March of 2010. The Junior Red Raiders participate in the Eastern Massachusetts Middle School Football League. Junior Red Raiders football players will learn and execute the MHS offense and defense and participate in a supervised, in-season, strength & conditioning program. The program is open to all 7th & 8th grade students regardless of their weight.
2017 MVMMS FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF Head Coach Glen Squatrito (MHS 1986) Matt DeSimone (MHS 2012) Ryan Feeney (MHS 2015) Shaun Foss (MHS 2008) Jesse Gauvain (MHS 2015) Ward Hamilton (MHS 1990) John MacDonald John Mercer (MHS 1985) Mike Sasso (MHS 2006) Chuck Whelan
The Junior Red Raiders will play grade based football. There will be NO weight restrictions - it is open to all 7th and 8th graders. The team will participate in the Eastern Massachusetts Middle School Football League. Home games will be played on the Fred Green Field. us transportation provided to and from away games. Locker room facilities will be provided to the team. Program is endorsed by MHS Head Football Coach Tim Morris.
Players will have option to participate in a supervised, pre –season & in-season strength and conditioning program at MHS. This program is run by the Melrose Recreation Department and sponsored by the Friends of Melrose Football and the MVMMS.