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The JV Squad made it to the playoffs for the 5th time and finished Runner Up in the Division to their nemisis the Brunswick Jets. They finished 8-2 on the season. The Jags JV were coached by Head Coach Bob Chegan and Assistant Coaches Dave Chaney and Jay Mamrak.
The Jags Pee Wee Squad got their 6th Season in the books and had another fine season under Head Coach Paul Schnepp and Assistant Coaches Shane Metter, Eric Berthold and Tom Grabowski.
The Jags Flag Squad which is made up of 5 and 6 year olds, got their introduction to the football this year under Head Coach Roy Salazar and Assistant Coaches Joe Finding and Jared Swank.
Head Coach Cathy Maslanka and Assistant Renee Manross coached the Varsity Jags Cheerleaders. There was no JV Squad, so the Pee Wee Cheerleaders were coached by Head Coach Tracey Johnson and Assistant Donielle Finding. The Flag squad was coached by 2nd year coaches Head Coach Erica Melilo and Assistant Heather Stout.
The Jags had support and fund raising from their Team Moms who were led by Head Team Mom Janet Adamsky, Dawn Chegan (Varsity) and Melissa Berthold (Pee Wee)Ashley ThackerFlag).
During the 2000 season she was elected to the Brunswick Board as Cheer Coordinator so she served both not only our girls but the cheerleaders of all the Brunswick squads too. She held that position until we officially incorporated BYFA in January of 2004 when she became a Director and Cheer Coordinator.
Wren was also the high school cheer coach and is presently the Junior High cheer coach. She has spent countless hours coaching, working behind the scenes and in general pouring her heart into this organization. She loves working with these girls and enjoys their success in cheerleading and in life. We want to say that we thank you for the 15 years you invested in this program, the pride you took in it and to tell you that we will miss you and we love you. And even though you are moving on to other things in your life you will always be a part of BYFA and always a Jag!
Director Sheila Schnepp firstname.lastname@example.org will now become the Cheer Coordinator for BYFA and our Equipment Manager, who has been doing that job for 3 seasons, Paul Schnepp email@example.com has now been brought on as a Director. Eric Keller firstname.lastname@example.org has also become a Director. Eric has been involved with our fund raising the last 5 years and will continue to direct that aspect.
The JV Squad made it to the playoffs for the 4th time but bowing out to the Brunswick Jets and finishing 7-3 on the season. The Jags JV were coached by Head Coach Jon Stahl, and Assistant Coaches Kevin Capela, Dennis Galdun and Dave Chaney.
The Jags Pee Wee Squad got their 5th Season in the books and had another fine season under Head Coach Paul Schnepp and Assistant Coaches Jason Mamrak, Shane Metter and Justin Burgess.
The Jags Flag Squad which is made up of 5 and 6 year olds, got their introduction to the football this year under Head Coach Mike Knapp and Assistant Coach Tim Traylinek.
Head Coach Cathy Maslanka coached the Varsity Jags Cheerleaders, JV Head Coach Amy Nutter and Eve Forester coached the JV Cheer Squad. The Pee Wee Cheerleaders were coached by Tracey Johnson and Head Coach Erica Melilo and Assistant Heather Stout coached the Jags Flag Cheerleaders.
The Jags had support and fund raising from their Team Moms who were led by Head Team Mom Janet Adamsky, Dawn Chegan (Varsity) and Jen Knapp (Pee Wee) and Monica Orient (Flag).