GDFL West Relaunched

by Charles Thompson

Memphis, Tennessee-The Gridiron Developmental Football League CEO Charles Thompson and the Labelle Developmental Football League, Administrator Tony Reid have agreed to terms and have officially developed a cooperative agreement to launch GDFL West Coast. Under this agreement organizations under the LDFL West Coast will become members of the Gridiron Developmental Football League umbrella. 

Both parties have been committed to sports excellence for some time. This agreement has "raise the bar" and reaffirms the GDFL position as a National leader.

"The LDFL is excited to become part of the Western Region of the GDFL". Now we can compete for a true national championship against great teams like the Oklahoma Thunder, Erie Express, Western Pennsylvania Wildcatz, and the Huntsville Rockets. The likes of the Inglewood  Blackhawks, San Diego Silverbacks, Santa Clarita Tigers, So.Cal Apaches, and West Coast Lions are all chomping at the bit to play some regional opponents with the opportunity to raise the GDFL national championship trophy. 

This is an exciting time to be a member of the Gridiron Developmental Football League, as we relaunch our West Coast brand.This is a dream realized and opens the door for an undisputed national title, that we will leave no doubt that the GDFL is the only minor professional league that will provide a true path way to Greatness,"said GDFL CEO Charles Thompson.  

  Stay tune for further announcements regarding GDFL West Coast!


The Gridiron Developmental Football League is a Professional Developmental Football League based in Memphis, Tennessee. This League was established to provide the community with high quality sports entertainment and to provide athletes the opportunity to participate in professional sports.

 We are looking at partnering with national and local area businesses in our pursuit of excellence and commitment to our community. Our commitment, dedication, and vision are set on building a firm foundation for professionalism and quality. The Gridiron Developmental Football League continues to strive to provide a quality minor professional level of football throughout the United States and beyond giving area athletes and fans the opportunity be a part of history. 

Our organization would like to thank you for your support. We are excited about the upcoming season and look forward to “Making AN IMPACT” in our Community.

Fans can visit our website at for upcoming announcements, ticketing info, and player tryouts.

The GDFL Communications Office contributed to this article.