The Burnley Tornados American Football Website

Home of the Burnley Tornados and Pennine Panthers as part of the Pennine Academy of American Football


The Burnley Tornados are East Lancashire’s foremost American Football Club and proud members of the Pennine Academy of American football. Active members of the community it is our mission to be more than a club, WE ARE A FAMILY.

With teams to cater for all ages from 6 upwards with a variety of disciplines from action packed flag football to technical kitted football, we can offer different variations to suit players demands.

DBS Accredited and with club mark achievement, parents can feel safe in the knowledge that a safe environment is provided whilst their children learn a new sport.

We encourage anyone to come see what the Burnley Tornados are all about, whether you’re new to the sport or a fanatic follower of American Football. Now is the time to learn this exciting new sport!

Chairman’s welcome

Cameron Stewart – Chairman

The club now has a new Chairman – ex founder player Cameron Stewart, he said “As chairman of the Burnley Tornados American Football Club, it’s with great pride I welcome you to the Tornados family website. Our club aim is to offer easy access to this exciting sport, regardless of your age, fitness level or experience! Here you will find all the information on goings on around the club and what we’ve got happening in the future. I hope to see you down at Holt House soon! Have fun, keep fit and be competitive.” Cameron has also taken on the role of GDPR officer to ensure we are fully compliant with all data protection issues.

Hon. President

Ivan S Jackson Honorary President

We also have appointed a new Honorary President – ex Chairman Ivan S Jackson. Ivan will make a new statement about his role as president but rest assured he will still be around at training and games.

Interested? Click here to contact us for more information on joining the Burnley Tornados!