News and Announcements

2015 SMPW Coach Candidates

The following candidates are interviewing for head coach jobs at SMPW for this Fall.  Still have room to add more!  Contact if interested.  Interviews will be conducted on March 7th.
Russ Perkins, Errol Cruz
Junior Midget
Shelby Williams, John McGlinn, Mike McGraw,  Chris Costa,  Jason Wegis
Pee Wee
Robert Badraun, Bob Jones, John Beisel, Jimmy Burke, Mike Healy
Junior Pee Wee
Darren Somo, Mark Graves, Joe Wood, Mike Healy
Mighty Mite
Blake Badraun, Robert DeVault, Dan Overman, Jason Wegis
Junior Mighty Mite
Anthony Garcia, Justin Burtt
Tiny Mite
Rick Pizzuti
Sam Soofi

2015 Fall Tackle/Flag/Cheer Registration is OPEN

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Registration for the 2015 Fall season is open for Flag/Tackle/Cheer TODAY!   Teams will fill up fast and SMPW will be closing teams earlier than in past years and forming waiting lists.   First come first serve.  Many teams will fill up before April even though practice does not start until August. Don't delay.  We had close to 500 sign up already and some teams are full already!

Welcoming the former Mission Viejo Cowboys to our program this year.   Long tradition of excellence will continue in 2015 as part of SMPW as we build on the strong heritage of Cowboy football!  Same look, great future - The Cowboy legend lives on here at SMPW. Welcoming Coaches Robert Badraun, Blake Badraun and Shelby Williams and their teams this year!  THIS IS COWBOY COUNTRY!

1996 Pricing!  THROWBACK ALERT!!

  • Flag Football - 5/6 year old - ONLY $25.00!
  • 7/8/9 Tackle Football - ONLY $225.00!
  • 10 and Up Tackle Football - ONLY $325.00!
  • Cheer - All ages - ONLY $25.00!
  • Challenger Football and Cheer - FREE
Prices will go up April 1st! Also, all registrations before April 1st include a FREE USA Heads Up Tackle/Condition camp - 10 hours of instruction for FREE!   Camp is last week of July at Tesoro HS.

Sign up before April 1st and save $100!   SMPW continues to be the lowest price youth football in California and offer more than any other program.


Go to the Registration tab and reserve your spot today and then attend mandatory weigh in to complete process on Saturday, 4/25 at Athlete's Choice.  AC is located at 23252 Arroyo Vista in RSM.  8am to 3pm.

Coaches wanted!  Send email to

SMPW Sends NINE(9) Teams to OEC Playoffs and TWO Teams to Regionals!

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SMPW again had more teams earn playoff bids than any other football organization in California!
Congratulations to:
D1 Midget Eagles
D1 Junior Midget Titans
D1 Pee Wee Mustangs
D1 Junior Pee Wee Mustangs
D2 Junior Midget Titans
D2 Pee Wee Eagles
D2 Junior Pee Wee Titans
D4 Junior Midget Blue Mustangs
D4 Junior Midget White Mustangs
Special Congratulations to the Midget Eagles and Junior Pee Wee Titans who won their respective Orange Bowls and are moving on to Regionals.    Santa Margarita Pop Warner is the only OEC city to have two teams moving on to Regionals.



SMPW Cheer teams did great in competition.
The Junior Midget squad earned FIRST PLACE and is headed to Florda to compete for National Championship!  Because they received one of the highest points scores EVER in OEC competition, they get an automatic bid to Nationals even before Regional Competiton!!!!
The Junior Pee Wee squad also earned FIRST PLACE and is headed to Regional Competiion where they can also earn a trip to Florida.
SMPW also had a third team earn FIRST PLACE award at competion with the 5/6 year old TINY MITES!GOOOOOSMPW GIRLS!

SMPW FREE Conditioning/Heads Up Tackle Camp - 7/28 - 7/31 OVER 400 Kids Attend First Night!

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Santa Margarita Pop Warner is offering a FREE camp for four nights leading up to the 2014 season.   Close to 400 kids attended the first night!  Camp will run from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Tesoro High School in Titan Stadium from Monday, 7/28 through Thursday 7/31.  Camp will be led by D1 Tesoro Varsity Head Coach Matt Poston, his staff and SMPW Head Coaches.

Camp is focused on two areas; Conditioning and Safe Tackle Training.

Helmets are required along with SMPW Spirit shorts/T Shirt/Football Cleats.   Bring plenty of water!

Check with your head coach for more details and to sign up for this camp.

You must be PRE REGISTERED WITH YOUR COACH to attend this camp!

ProSport SMPW Weight Training with Mike Axe

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ProSport SMPW weight training for Pee Wee, Junior Midget and Midget players just got better!  (Junior Pee Wee on exception) Mike Axe, strenght trainer for the 2013 California State Champions, St John Bosco High School will lead the SMPW weight training at ProSport!
Many families have been asking, "Where do we go for strength training?".    The answer is ProSport.   There are many camps for speed, agility, football skills, running skills etc.  Very few for youth strength training.
Check out the attached flyer for the program that ProSport put together specifically for SMPW athletes!

SMPW Alumni Scott Thompson Named to Phil Steel ALL AMERICAN for 2nd Year in Row!

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Congratulation to former SMPW player Scott Thompson for earning Phil Steel ALL AMERICAN honors for the second year in a row!   Scott plays long snapper for NC State!  Great job Scott!
Check out thsi qoute from Phil Steel:
Scott Thompson, LS, NC State: Thompson was one of the highest-rated long snappers in the country coming out of high school and has been the starting snapper for the Wolfpack since arriving on campus three years ago. He handles both punts and kickoffs and I named him first-team All-America last season."