PIT TOUCH and FLAG FOOTBALL in WINNIPEG MANITOBA

Mailing Address

2 - 759 McMillan Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3M 0S9

jonfranklin@pitfootball.com

FOOTBALL! Contact Information

  • Registration

    Registration PIT Football

    Image-large
    registration@pitfootball.com

    Please send all payments and inquiries regarding registration to this email address.

  • League Commissioner

    Jerome Swarath

    Image-large
    commish@pitfootball.com

    Other Phone204 406-8497

    Jerome is a inaugural member of the Manitoba Touch Football Hall Of Fame and brings almost 40 years of football experience to the PIT having played at all levels from Canford to the PIT and every league in between. The passion for touch football still burns.....and the saga continues.... Jerome's duties include all the day to day operations as well as general inquiries and all roster additions.

    Profession by Day: Jerome is a Business Professional and CEO of NorthRegentRx.

  • League President

    Jonathon Franklin

    Image-large
    jonfranklin@pitfootball.com

    Main Phone204 223-5912

    The originator of the league, 25 years as a player, 15 more as an administrator. Any questions regarding divisions, fields or sponsorship - this is the person to start with.

    Football Manitoba Liaison to Football Canada (non-contact)
    Chair National Non-Contact Football Rules Committee

    2003 National University Flag Football Gold Medalist (Player)
    2011 National Touch Football Gold Medalist (Player)
    2016 National u20 Flag Football Gold Medalist (Coach)
    2016 National Flag Football Bronze Medalist (Player)
    2017 National u18 Flag Football Bronze Medalist (Coach)
    2018 Milt Stegall Indoor Tournament Champion (Player)
    2018 National Flag Football Gold Medalist (Player)
    2018 National u18 Boys Flag Football Gold Medalist (Coach)
    2018 National u18 Girls Flag Football Bronze Medalist (Coach)
    2019 National u18 Boys Flag Football Bronze Medalist (Coach)
    2019 National u18 Girls Flag Football Bronze Medalist (Coach)

    Profession by Day: Jon is an Instructor at the University of Winnipeg, Department of Sociology & Department of Criminal Justice. Instructor University of Manitoba, Department of Social Work.

  • Head of Officials

    Owen is in charge of rule interpretations, officials on-field training and evaluation, and rule changes. If you have a rules question, Owen is the person who will know the answer!

    2011 National Touch Football Champion (Player)
    Senior Women's Provincial Flag Football Team (Head Coach)
    National Non-Contact Rules Committee Member
    Head of Non-Contact Officials for Manitoba
    Level 5 (Nationally Certified) Flag Football Official

    Profession by Day: Owen is the Owner/Operator Apex Athletic Field Lining Services.

  • Chair of the Rules Committee & Head of the Disciplinary Committee

    Cliff Kitchen

    Image-large
    rules@pitfootball.com

    2017 Touch Football Hall of Fame inductee in the Contributor category! With over 30 years of experience Cliff is your expert on rules interpretation. Cliff has helped write our rulebook and runs our referee certification clinic. Cliff is one of only two referees out west to be selected to referee in the National Championships. Cliff is also the Chair of the Disciplinary Committee, so if you run afoul of the rules you will be dealing with him!

    Profession by Day: Cliff is a Financial Planner at SISIP Financial Services.

  • Coed Division Representative

    Cara brings 10 years of recreational sports administration to the PIT. Cara is in charge of scheduling and the Coed Division. Cara is also a seven year player in the league, certified referee and former Manitoba Bisons soccer player and coach. Cara is currently the CMU University Women's Soccer Head Coach. If Coed is where you want to play, Cara is your contact!

    Profession by Day: Cara is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology at the University of Manitoba.

  • League Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

    With 4000 members the PIT has a strong membership base in which to approach various organizations regarding sponsorship and making your game day experience that much better! Ganni will be in charge of bringing some new sponsorship opportunities to the PIT and with that more discounts/prizes for our membership!

    Profession by Day: Ganni is a Financial Advisor at Raj Maan Financial.

  • Senior Official - Canada's Best Touch Football Official

    Brad Kelm

    Image-large

    Brad Kelm was selected as the first Official to be inducted into the Manitoba Touch Football Hall of Fame. Brad is the only Western Referee to be selected to Head Ref the National Championship game on multiple occasions. With over 30 years experience, Brad has refereed more games of touch football than anyone in Canada. We are proud to have Brad Head up our referee crew.

    Profession by Day: Brad is retired from Iron Mountain Records Management and Security and is now a full time advisor to the PIT Football League.

  • Field Maintenance Crew (Dion & Brent)

    Brent Sliwiany

    Image-large

    Brent (right) and Dion Knol (left) took over the lining of the fields in 2015 and the fields have never looked better! These guys will design, cut and line the fields, and no one does it better. They put in countless thankless hours each summer to ensure you play on the best fields in recreational sports.

    Profession by Day: Brent is a Consultant for Apex Athletic Field Lining Services.
    Profession by Day: Dion works for the United Way.

Various icons used from the Silk Icons library.

www.redzoneleagues.com