Youth football

Chilton earns second straight gold standard coaching award

By Staff | Jan 21, 2013
Courtesy of: Five Town Football Coach Thad Chilton, right, with a few of his recent youth football players.

Camden — For the second consecutive year, Thad Chilton, Five Town Football middle school head coach, has been awarded the Gold Standard Coaching Award by Dave Cisar’s Winning Youth Football Organization.

Presented annually, the award is given to head coaches whose teams achieve a certain criteria of success in youth football coaching.

Criteria for this award includes:

• Won at least 70 percent of all your games.

• Retained 90 percent or higher of your players from the first day of practice or conditioning to the end of the season.

• Have a good reputation for sportsmanship and fair play.

Coach Chilton won this award last year as head coach in the Five Town Football varsity/jayvee peewee program. He is also the communication director for Maine Youth Football League

Five Town Football is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit community organization founded in 2005 by volunteer parents dedicated to expanding football playing opportunities for students in the towns of Appleton, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville, and Rockport — the Five Towns region. Five Town Football is a subordinate in good standing of American Youth Football, Inc. AYF is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information about Five Town Football, visit online at

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