Get updates Get updates. Charlie Doud, a coach of 25 years and former commissioner, said the growth of the program is all thanks to those who have donated their time and money throughout the years. He said once his son Mark, Jr. With his son moving on to the high school level, Colligan remains committed to the program and what is to come. During the season, which begins July 31 and ends in November, there are only four to five home games.
Colligan welcomes former members of the program to attend and be recognized during halftime.
Washington Township Youth Football celebrates 50 years
Colligan said typically the program would hold a beef-and-beer fundraiser each year, however this year it is planning much more in honor of the anniversary. Commissioner Mark Colligan was a player on the patriot team growing up. For more information, visit www. Players, parents and coaches from past to present are reflecting on the past 50 years of the Washington Township Youth Football program, home of the Minutemen and former Patriots, as it celebrates its milestone anniversary this year. Having coached mainly for the pound team, made up of 7- and 8-year-old boys, he held the coaching position for 26 years, earning 23 championships.