|Based in||Helsinki, Finland|
|Head coach||Robert Johnson|
|League titles||1 title (2011)|
Helsinki Wolverines was founded on 10 October 1995. The team played its first official game in 1996 season of 2nd Division, a third tier american football league in Finland, against the Lahti Jets. The first Wolverines team was mainly made up of former Helsinki Whips players and the first head coach was Jimmy Lawson. In five seasons Wolverines rose from 2nd Division to Vaahteraliiga, the top american football league in Finland. The Wolverines have strong rivalry with other teams from Helsinki: the Roosters and the 69ers. The Wolverines chose their colors, maize and blue, as an homage to the Michigan Wolverines of the University of Michigan.
Helsinki Wolverines took their only Vaahteraliiga title so far in 2011, when they beat Seinäjoki Crocodiles on Sonera Stadium in a close match by a score of 30-27. Stephen Stokes from Wolverines was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of the final.
Wolverines' men's first team plays in Vaahteraliiga, the premier league of american football in Finland. Men's second team, Wolverines II, plays in 2nd Division, a third tier league. Men's third team plays in 4th Division, a fifth tier league. Wolverines also have 6 boys' youth teams: U21. U19, U17, U15, U13 and U11.
Women's first team was founded again in 2014 after years of inactivity. The team will participate in women's Finnish Championship Series in 2015 season. The club also has two cheerleading teams.
Season by seasonEdit
- "Historia". helsinkiwolverines.com (in Finnish). Helsinki Wolverines Ry. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- "Vaahteramaljat 2010-2014". salj.fi (in Finnish). American Football Association of Finland. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
- "Naiset". helsinkiwolverines.com (in Finnish). Helsinki Wolverines. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- "Mestari". sajl.fi (in Finnish). American Football Association of Finland. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
- "Sarjataulukot". sajl.org (in Finnish). American Football Association of Finland. Retrieved 25 November 2014.