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Fargo Invaders


Established: 2013

Team Colors: Tennessee Orange, Scarlet

Home Field: Sid Cichy Stadium at Shanley High School

2014 Record: 8-2

Lifetime Record: 8-2

All Games are Broadcast on Ken's FM

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We want to provide a fun, family-friendly atmosphere for everyone to enjoy football in the Fargo Area!

We're looking for dedicated, coachable players, as well as coaches and staff  who are a great asset to our community.  Whether you just got done playing Division 1, Junior College, no college, or flag football; if you're commited to us and willing to learn and grow, we're open to Welcome You.  We will have a Player Handbook, with guidelines we expect everyone to adhire to.

Mission Statement (Excellence through teamwork) 

Our vision for the program will be to carry on a program which will command the respect of the players, coaches, and be highly regarded in the community and among the other communities in the nation in helping players achieve their highest potential.

Further, teaching is our core, positive growth and development of athletes is our goal and the highest level of performance both in life, in social settings, and on the field of play is our target outcome.

Our mission is to work tirelessly and constantly to strive to be excellent at what we do through team work.  With confidence in our priorities, we will not hesitate in the pursuit of being the best we can be.

To accomplish this we will:

  • exert our best efforts to promote and administer the program to be consistent with the highest aims and objectives of the community;

  • provide a competitive, culturally diverse, gender-equitable football program that operates within the rules and regulations of our staff, the league, and the governing body;

  • be organized and administered with the welfare of the players in mind;

  • be built upon integrity in the day-to-day operation of our program, honesty in our approach to each individual, a genuine concern for the best interests of our team and a professional commitment to assure that our players have the opportunity to succeed.

  • be strived to recruit fundamentally sound athletes who have the desire and motivation to succeed and to become responsible citizens;

  • help instill teamwork, fair play, social development, and a sense of responsibility in those athletes under our charge;

  • be conducted with respect, fairness, civility, honesty and responsibility; and

  • be developed in a family atmosphere between our players and coaches. To promote unity, pride, confidence, and a feeling of accountability to the team and the community.

Our program’s statement is the relentless pursuit of excellence.  The word relentless in our philosophy means to never give up and always give your best effort.

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Matt Petznick

Matt Petznick


Phone: (701) 866-5496

Nate King

General Manager

Phone: (701) 306-8885

Humberto Rodriguez

Humberto Rodriguez

Head Coach

Phone: (701) 261-8129

Fargo Invaders Announce new Head Coach...

By Staff 10/03/2015, 2:17pm CDT

Fargo Invaders Announce new Head Coaches

The Fargo Invaders are Proud to announce Co-Head Coaches! Brent Lundgren will be the Offensive Head Coach & Derek Bakken will be the Defensive Head Coach.

Both coaches return to the team from the 2014 Championship Season with aspiration to win another Title.

Taurean Smith of the Fargo Invaders pulls in a pass for a touchdown late in the second quarter of the Saturday, June 27, 2015, game against the Fighting Orioles played at Sid Cichy Stadium at Shanley High School. Dave Wallis / The Forum
The Invaders Celebrate after winning Premier Bowl IV 35-14
Fargo Invaders quarterback Tony Stauss has thrown for 910 yards and 10 touchdowns in nine game this season. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
West Central Broncos running back Joel Bauman runs past the Fargo Invaders defense of Ronald Buck, left, and Nathan King (59) for a 70-yard gain during the second quarter Saturday at Peterson Field in New London. Bauman later scored on a 7-yard run to giv
Fargo Invaders’ Eric Dowling tries a swim move to get past a block during his team’s semi-pro football game against the Granite City Renegades on Saturday at Sid Cichy Stadium in Fargo. Dowling quit playing football while in college due to a number of hea
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