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2025 Next Level Flag Football Season - Atherton

Welcome to the 5th season of Next Level Flag Football in Atherton at Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Prep! We are excited to keep things rolling with Coaches Mark Grieb, Chris Saunders and Luis Valdez!

Priority Registration opens for all returning players from our 2024 season on April 1st at 9:00 AM. General Registration opens for all new players on April 15th at 9:00 AM.

For more information and a general overview of our specific Next Level Flag Football locations in Atherton, please review the information below prior to registration!

League Operations

  1. Season Operations: The Next Level Flag Football season in Atherton will run with 10 program dates over the program schedule.
  2. Game Dates: Games will be played on Sundays – please review the schedule below.
  3. Team Roster Size: Teams are comprised of 12 players maximum (15 for 7th/8th Grade), limited exceptions on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Season Fees: $325.00 - Fees are inclusive of a participant's custom jersey, shorts, use of flags, and other equipment/offerings. (After 12/14, a $10.00 expedited production and shipping fee will be added to any registrations.)
  5. Uniform Delivery: All season uniforms will be shipped to a participant's home (or provided shipping address). Delivery will occur via USPS and a valid USPS delivery location is required. Participants must keep their shipping addresses up to date for proper delivery. Replacement uniforms will be at the cost of the participant should inaccurate addresses be provided at the time of production.
  6. Optional Player Packs: During the registration process, participants have the option to purchase additional Player Packs upon check out. For the 2025 Next Level Flag Football season, 5 options are available for purchase (see below). Player Pack costs will be added to the base league registration fees at check out. All Player Pack merchandise will be shipped with your participant's Next Level Flag Football uniform - unless otherwise communicated from our team. Sizing verification will be sent via email as your season uniform heads into production!
    • Receiver Gloves - $40.00: Nike Football Receiver Gloves.
    • Base Player Pack - $40.00: Nike Player Long Sleeve Shirt featuring the Next Level Player Logo on the front, participant's last name on the back.
    • Pro Player Pack - $60.00: Nike Player Hoodie featuring the Next Level Player Logo on the front, participant's last name on the back.
    • Performance Pack - $65.00: One pair each: 3/4 Compression Tights (White), Short Sleeve Compression Shirt (White).
    • Baller Player Pack - $185.00: Nike Receiver Gloves, Nike Player Hoodie, Nike Player Long Sleeve Shirt, and the Compression Pack all in one!

Practice & Game Times

Menlo-Atherton High School

  • Kindergarten - 8:30 AM Practice/9:00 AM Game
  • 1st Grade - 9:00 AM Practice/10:00 AM Game
  • 2nd Grade - 10:00 AM Practice/11:00 AM Game
  • 3rd Grade - 11:00 AM Practice/12:00 PM Game
  • 7th Grade - 12:00 PM Practice/1:00 PM Game
  • 8th Grade - 1:00 PM Practice/2:00 PM Game

Sacred Heart Prep

  • 4th Grade - 12:00 PM Practice/1:00 PM Game
  • 5th Grade - 1:00 PM Practice/2:00 PM Game
  • 6th Grade - 2:00 PM Practice/3:00 PM Game

Game Schedule

Week 1Sunday, January 12th
Week 2Sunday, January 19th
Week 3Sunday, January 26th
Week 4Sunday, February 2nd
Week 5Sunday, February 9th
Week 6Sunday, February 16th
Week 7Sunday, February 23rd
Week 8Sunday, March 2nd
Week 9Sunday, March 9th (Playoffs Round 1)
Week 10Sunday, March 16th (Championship Weekend)

General Program Operation and Additional Information

Review the general program operations, program information and philosophies of the Next Level Flag Football program - CLICK HERE TO REVIEW

Site Director: Coaches Mark Grieb, Chris Saunders and Luis Valdez

Mark Grieb is the head football coach and a science teacher at Sacred Heart Prep, Atherton.  The former record-setting quarterback for the San Jose Sabercats of the Arena Football League (2000-2012) still loves to teach the passing game, whether it's in his role as the Head Coach of the varsity or as an assistant coach with the 8th-grade girls flag football team.

Coach Saunders is a Bay Area native who has been coaching in the West Catholic Athletic League primarily as an offensive coordinator for over half a decade. He has been the head coach at M-A for three seasons, bringing home trophies as PAL Bay Champions in 2020 and 2021.

Prior to coaching Bay Area high school football, Coach spent two seasons at Menlo College as the Special Teams Coordinator and one season at Central Catholic High School in Portland, Oregon as an assistant.

Before becoming a teacher and coach, he went to Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon where he played tight end in one the nation’s best offenses in NCAA Division III where he received all-league honors.

Registration Information

2025 Flag Football - Atherton

Player registration for the 2025 Next Level Flag Football season in Atherton, with games played at Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Prep.

Menlo-Atherton HS - Kindergarten Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Menlo-Atherton HS - 1st Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Menlo-Atherton HS - 2nd Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Menlo-Atherton HS - 3rd Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Menlo-Atherton HS - 7th Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Menlo-Atherton HS - 8th Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Sacred Heart Prep - 4th Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Sacred Heart Prep - 5th Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

Sacred Heart Prep - 6th Grade Division

Registration closes on 01/20/2025 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 01/12/2025 to 03/16/2025
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$325.00

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