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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

January Kicking Camp- Northern Specialists Camp- January 11, 2014

Welcome to the Northern Specialists Camp- January Kicking and Snapping Camp.

Coach Chris Husby of Special Teams Football Academy and Coach Brian Jackson of Team Jackson Kicking will be teaming up to run our 1st Annual Northern Specialist Camp on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in St Cloud, MN at St Cloud State University inside the 'Husky Dome.'  This camp is open for Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers of all skill level.


Our 1st Annual Kicking Camp.
This will be their 3rd camp together.  Last winter they ran their first game together call the 'Southern Specialist Camp' which had over 45 specialists attend covering 10 states.  Their second camp will be their 2nd Annual 'Southern Specialists Camp' held December 13-14, 2013.

Our Northern Specialist Camp covers multiple aspects in the kicking game for High School, Youth (ages 12-19), as well as JUCO/Collegiate Specialists. This camp is open for Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers of all skill level.  This camp is designed to help your athlete become better through instruction, be evaluated, improve confidence in own ability, prepare specialists for LARGER SHOWCASE CAMPS, as well as get exposed to College Coaches.   For the JUCO specialist, this is a chance to get evaluated and exposed to college coaches for transferring.  College kickers can expect to receive great instruction as well as compete and kick against other great college specialists.  PUNTING will be conducted in the dome.

Sign up HERE to reserve a spot. 

Panoramic view inside the Husky Dome. (Largest dome in the state).
Dry fit shirts provided for each participant that attends. Dinner will be provided by the Camp Staff while we are watching film.

Great Instruction from coaches that have either played at a high collegiate level or have NFL level training.  Coaches Expected to attend:

  • Chris Husby- (Special Teams Football Academy)- St Thomas- Former 6 year NFL Free Agent Specialist. Special Teams MVP, 6 year Semi Professional Football- One National Championship.  Trained over 12 All State Kickers and Punters in 3 years. 
  • Brian Jackson- (Team Jackson Kicking)- Ball State- Lou Groza Semi Finalist 2006, 6 years of Pro Indoor Football Experience (4 AFL) - Two National Championships - Team America Kicker for Europe vs America game Dec 21. 
  • Jordan Wettstein- U of Minnesota Grad- NFL Free Agent- Arena Football Kicker. Earned Collegiate Athletic Scholarship as a Walk on. 
  • Jon Akemon (LS)- Anderson Univ (IND)- Long Snapping Coach- Invited to play D3 all American game vs Mexico.  Played in the NCAA D3 senior classic. Worked out with the Tennessee Titans and in front of 20+ NFL scouts! Las Vegas Locomotives (UFL), Virginia Destroyers (UFL) and Omaha Nighthawks (UFL- reserve player 2012). Played with Edmonton Eskimos (CFL). Selected to play in NFLPA China Game. May 2013 Played for Team America in Euro-American Challenge at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 
  • Josh Clauer- Punting Instructor- Former NFL Free Agent- Ravens Tryout. 
  • Zach Kutch- Former Auburn/Illinois State Kicker- 1st Team All American. Lead NCAA in scoring in 2010.  Holds school record for (2) 50 plus yard Field Goals in 1 game and record for kicking 6 Field Goals in one game. Never missed an extra point in his entire career. 
  • Danny Laudet-  Kicking/Punting Instructor- Stillwater HS grad and picked up kicking before his senior year. He worked extremely hard at developing as a kicker and punter and had a great senior year. His hard work earned him a Full Ride Scholarship at Virginia Union University.


Great Instruction from coaches that have either played at a high collegiate level or have NFL level training.

At our camp, you can expect:

  • On Field Instruction
  • Classroom Film session on Various Special Teams Topics
  • Live Game Situation Experience
  • Fun Competition
  • Player Skill Evaluation & Honest Feedback
  • Receive Exposure to Collegiate Coaches
  • Learn About The Importance of Strength & Conditioning
  • A Chance To Learn From Current and Former Collegiate Athletes
  • Mental Preparation for Specialists 
  • Awards For Top Performances
  • And Much More...
Evaluation and Instruction to prepare you for upcoming Showcase Camps and Summer Training
Each player will have a personal YouTube video film that shows their highlights from camp that can be used for your college recruiting or to keep as a memento.  This camp also provides exposure to collegiate programs for upperclassmen.  Last year, our camp and videos helped 18 seniors earn athletic or academic scholarships.  This coming year’s signing day will be on February 5, 2014.

Sample videos:
Tyler Newsome- Notre Dame commit after our SSC- Class of '14 Charting FG's


Class of '13 Senior (Last Year) Devin Holdeman - Long Snapper - after SSC received full academic offer to Trinity International University and is red shirted this season- LS Charting 

Luke Jackson - Class of '13 Senior received Preferred Walk On at SEC Missouri after SSC - Charting of Punts/Kickoffs

 

Almost all videos were the direct result of guys that moved onto the next level because they didn't have good HUDL film, and they were sending our videos out.  Plus Coach Jackson & Husby sent them out on the athlete's behalf.   These videos were deemed icing on the cake or the affirmation/confirmation for various scholarship offers.


To Reserve a spot: Click HERE. 

 
Great Long Snapping instruction Coach Ryan Coleman- Former MN Gopher 3 year starter

Camp Location:
St Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St Cloud, MN 56301

Expect great talent and see how you stack up to other local specialists.


CAMP ITINERARY: (Pending)

Saturday
    CAMP ITINERARY: (Pending)

    • 4:30-5:00 Registration (Players receive shirts) 
    • 5:00-5:15 Camp Welcome (Parents & Players, Group Photo) 
    • 5:15-7:00 PM Session (DEMOS, INSTRUCTION, DRILLWORK) 
    • 7:00-7:45 Dinner/Break (Dinner/Discussion on College Recruiting- Parents Invited) 
    • 7:45-8:00 Warm Up 
    • 8:00-10:00 PM Session (OVERVIEW, VARIOUS KICKING SITUATIONS, LIVE SITUATIONS, COMPETITION) 
    • 10:00-10:30 Camp Closure (Final Comments, Awards)
      On the Spot film review during camp, when needed.

       
      Reserve a spot today! Click HERE.  You may hold a spot with a $50 deposit.
      Fun Competition that get you Mentally prepared for pressure game situations.

      Need a Hotel?   
      The Country Inn & Suites East is the proud host hotel for the 2014 Kicking Camp event.  Mention you are part of the camp to receive room block rates. 
      Country Inn & Suites East
      120 7th Avenue Southeast
      St. Cloud, MN 56304

      Call: 320- 252- 8282  Discount rate $99.00

      Click here to find other hotels of your choice.

      Suggested Fun Things To Do
      • AirMaxx Trampoline Park located at 3900 Roosevelt Road 320- 2581- 5599 10am- 11pm Rates vary 
      • Stearns History Museum located at 235 South 33rd Avenue 320- 253- 8424 $5 adults $2 children Open 10 am- 5pm
      • Minnesota Baseball Hall of Fame Museum located inside of the River’s Edge Convention Center 10 4th Avenue South 320-255-7272 Open 7am- 5pm Free
      • Art As You Like It (paint your own pottery and crafts studio) located at 109 Division Street 320- 257- 2787 Rates vary depending upon pottery item chosen 
      • Great River Bowl located at 208 2nd Street South, Sartell 320- 253- 2910 Open bowling every day until 5pm


      Head Instructors- Coach Chris Husby (left) and Coach Brian Jackson (right)
      Register Today!: Click HERE.
       


      For more information please contact us!

      Chris Husby
      Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
      Special Teams Football Academy 

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