MVMMS Junior Red Raiders
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.
2019 Coaching Staff
Head Coach Glen Squatrito (MHS 1986)
Jesse Gauvain (MHS 2015)
Ward Hamilton (MHS 1990)
George Karelas (MHS 1985)
John Mercer (MHS 1985)
Zack Mercer (MHS 2015)
Jack Sasso (MHS 2014)
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. Bus 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.
FRIENDS OF MELROSE FOOTBALL