We are back and stronger than ever!
Myers Riders Football Club is happy to be part of the upcoming 2022 Provincial OSFL season. Below are details associated with the upcoming season. Be sure to visit often as indoor practices will be starting up in the new year when possible. Until then…keep working…keep pushing….Summer is coming!
Coach Nalli has been involved in coaching in Ottawa football since 2008 at various levels of coaching from the Glebe Gryphons – OLine coach (2008), Belair Norsemen – OLine/Offensive Coordinator (2010-2014), AIA HS Allstar Coaching Staff – OLine (2014-2016), Kanata Knights – Offensive Coaching assistant (2015), OVFL Cumberland Panthers SV – OLine (2015), Ottawa Sooners CJFL – Offensive Coordinator (2016-2017), Orleans Raftsmen – Offensive Coordinator (2018-2019). Coach Nalli’s played his football with the Glebe Gryphons, then moving on onto the Ottawa Sonners 1997 QMJFL Championship team. As a coach that has won championships as the offensive coordinator with the Belair Norsemen (2012 – NCAFA) and the Orleans Raftsmen (2019 – QMFL), Coach Nalli is looking forward to being part of the resurgence of the Myers Riders Senior Varsity summer provincial football program in 2022. Let’s Ride!
Coach Ralph has been coaching with the Myers Riders Football Club since 2002 after playing for the same club from 1989 to 1996. He has coached at the Mosquito, PeeWee, Bantam and Midget levels at NCAFA (National Capital Amateur Football Association) and has been the Ottawa Myers Riders Bantam OVFL (Ontario Varsity Football League) Head Coach since the team was awarded in 2008. Ralph has lead teams to championships at both NCAFA and OVFL and was inducted into the OVFL Hall of Fame in 2015. As a certified NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) Level 3 coach, Coach Evaluator and Learning Facilitator, he currently teaches the NCCP Safe Contact module to NCAFA coaches. Ralph has also taken numerous Coaching Association of Ontario courses over the years. Born and raised in Ottawa (Graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2002), he practices as a professional mechanical Engineer in the private sector of the building construction industry and he is fully bilingual.
Coach Tony has a lucrative football career here in his hometown of Ottawa. After starting at age of 9 for the South Gloucester Dolphins, Tony continued to play another four years as quarterback with Glebe Collegiate. Selected to participate in the the East-West All Star Senior Bowl in 1991, Tony was the offensive player of the year in 1990 and 1991 and was also recognized as the top 100 football players in Canada. Tony continued his football passion by playing with the Carleton Ravens, where his career was cut short due to injuries. In 2015, Tony was honoured and recognized by Glebe Collegiate High School as the first athlete to be inducted in their Hall of Fame. Today, Coach Tony dedicates countless hours coaching youth football and developing young athletes to reach their potential and future goals. His coaching experience includes Offensive Co-ordinator for South Gloucester raiders,Offensive Co-ordinator for North Gloucester Giants,Offensive Co-ordinator Nepean Eagles, Offensive Co-ordinator Team Canada East, Head Coach Nepean Eagles & OSFL Bantam
Coach Tony is looking forward to welcoming the next crew of Bantam football athletes for the 2022 OSFL season.