The Rockville Bears - is a family run youth football franchise. Started by Andy Stefanelli in 2004 at the Pee Wee level and later joined by his brother Guy in 2006 at the Flag level. Andy anchored the older teams as Guy brought up the younger divisions. Last year both Andy and Guy coached in the Intermediate division after bringing in some great coaches to sure up the younger teams. The Bears coaching staff prides themselves on teaching fundamental football skills and techniques that are proven to be the best and safest for youth football players.
The Bears have a great tradition of winning...back to back Maryland State champions 2009 and 2010. RFL SuperBowl Champs 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016 seasons.
The communities and area schools that feed into the Bears include both public and private schools. We are open to players from all area elementary and middle schools. We have players that attend Jones Lane, Darnestown, Rachel Carson, Matsunaga, Travilah, Flower Valley, Rideview MS, Lakelands MS, Mary of Nazareth, St. Patricks, Landon, The Heights, St. Raphaels and too many more to list.
The Bears are traditionally a Darnestown and upper Montgomery County based organization but also have many players from Rockville, Bethesda and Silver Spring. We have and welcome players from Olney, Germantown, North Potomac, Gaithersburg, Clarksburg, Boyds and Adamstown.
The Bears practice at Mattie Stepanek Park 1800 Piccard Drive, Rockville.The Bears teams practice 3 days per week in August and 2 days per week during the school year.Practice schedule TBD.
To order your Bears Gear use link below to Squad Locker
For more information about the Bears program contact
Andy Stefanelli at
Guy Stefanelli at