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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Northern Specialists Camp to be Held at St Cloud State University on January 8-9 (2016)

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Contact- Coach Chris Husby

651-353-2660
CoachHusby@gmail.com

For Immediate Release                              

November 22, 2015                                                   

Northern Specialists Camp to be Held at St Cloud State University on January 8-9


Minneapolis, US:  Special Teams Football Academy and Team Jackson Kicking have teamed up to run their 3rd Annual Northern Specialists Camp at St. Cloud State University in the Husky Dome on January 8-9th, 2016. It's a great chance for the kickers, punters, and long snappers to improve their skills over the winter.  The camp will also allow the participants to tune up for the major winter Kicking Evaluation Camps.  Camp Info and 
 Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.


2015 Camp


 This kicking football camp is one of the biggest winter camps in the Midwest run between November to March. Both, 'Special Teams Football Academy' and 'Team Jackson Kicking' bring together a highly experienced team of coaches and years of experience and knowledge to help specialists take their skill to the next level. From beginners to experienced specialists, every athlete can expect training tailored to their skill level.



Great Punting Instruction


Participants of this camp will be offered instruction, drill work, skill level evaluation, competition, tips on recruiting as well as game scenarios training. Camp film will be available to specialists who would like extra exposure. Kickers, punters and long snapper from around the Midwest will be in attendance.  Ages 10-21 and all skill levels welcome (Youth, High School and Collegiate Divisions).  If you want to take your kicking camp to the next level, this camp is for you.  Camp Info and
 Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.


A great camp enjoyed by everyone

The Special Teams Football Academy organizes one-on-one private instruction, small group clinics, as well as instructional and evaluation camps throughout the year. All camps are headlined by former kickers, punters, and long snappers who have trained and competed at a highest level as an NFL professional athlete/free agent or collegiate level.  Special Teams Football Academy has developed a reputation as becoming the 'Go To' source in special teams training in the Midwest.  


See what other satisfied parents and athletes have to say: Parent Testimonials of Youth KickerPunter1st Year Student of STFA and a Kicker Testimonial.



Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

4 STFA Kickers and Snappers Reach State Championship Football Game (2015)

Special Teams Football Academy is excited to announce that 4 of their Special Teams trained athletes (Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers) have helped their teams reach the State Championship Football Game.  4 specialists from Minnesota. 

Congrats to Mac Brown (St Thomas Academy), Grant Ryerse (East Ridge), Diego Meza-Palmer (Minneota) and Jack Lundgren (Osseo)!


Coach Husby provides year round training to help specialists reach their potential!


We are very proud of each and every one of you!  Good luck to you all as you compete for a State Championship. 


Individualized training plans customized for each athlete.

Contact Special Teams Football Academy and take your game to the next level!  Read what other satisfied parents and athletes have to say about working with us.   


Thank you.   



Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

January Kicking Camp- Northern Specialist Camp- January 8-9, 2016

3rd Annual Northern Specialists Camp- Winter Kicking Camp

Coach Chris Husby of Special Teams Football Academy and Coach Brian Jackson of Team Jackson Kicking will be teaming up to run our 3rd Annual Northern Specialist Camp on January 8th and 9th, 2016 in St Cloud, MN at St Cloud State University's Husky Dome.   


2015 Camp

Our Northern Specialist Camp covers multiple aspects in the kicking, punting and long snapping game for High School, Collegiate and Youth specialists (ages 11-22) of all skill levels.  This camp is designed to help your athlete become better through instruction over the off season, improve confidence in own ability, prepare specialists for larger showcase camps, as well as get exposed to College Coaches.

The camp runs the evening of January 8th (6:00-10:00 PM) and January 9th (10:00 AM- 5:00 PM).  Friday night will cover predominately instruction and involve fun competition, and is an optional night to attend, but encouraged.

St Cloud State University (Husky Dome)
720 4th Ave S
St Cloud, MN 56301
Register Now: Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.

Camp Divisions:
  • College (College Specialists/College Transfers)
  • Upper Classmen (11th and 12th grade)
  • Under Classmen (9th and 10th grade)
  • Youth (Middle School)

Article on Last Year's Northern Specialists Camp Recap


Detailed Instruction
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
  • Video Classroom Analysis
  • Live Game Situation Experience
  • Fun Competition
  • Player Skill Evaluation and 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
  • And Much More...

Evaluation and Instruction to prepare you for upcoming Showcase Camps and Summer Training.  All athletes will be evaluated so we can better understand your skill level, current abilities and potential.  We utilize the National Camp Series KIX Evaluation System to offer a fair and unbiased evaluation process and will receive an evaluation and rating.


A fun and enjoyable atmosphere to learn and compete

Reserve a spot Now! Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.

What is Included with the camp:
  • High quality instruction by Professional and Collegiate Specialist Coaches
  • Fun atmosphere, positive learning environment
  • Video Analysis 'on the spot'
  • Exposure to the next level
  • Fun Competitions
  • Quick Charts
  • Evaluation of Specialist's abilities
  • Subway Lunch on Saturday for Campers
  • Dri-Fit Shirts
Camp Schedule:
Jan 8th (Friday- 6:00 PM-10:00 PM)
  • Check In: 5:15 PM-6:00 PM
  • Camp Length: 6:00 PM-10:00 PM 
  • Instruction and Competition Focus Training Session
  • This is an optional day for extra training
Jan 9th (Saturday- 10:00 AM-5:00 PM)
  • Check In: 9:15 pm-10:00 pm
  • Camp Length: 10:00 PM-5:00 PM 
  • Awards/Camp Closure: 4:45 PM-5:00 PM
  • Instruction, Player Skill Evaluation/Charting, Competition, College Recruiting Session and more.




College Coaches will receive camp reports and may be on site to find their next recruit.

Reserve a spot today!  Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.

Since December 2012 (Southern, Central and Northern Camps), our camp videos and instruction have helped over 80 seniors earn collegiate playing opportunities, athletic/academic scholarships.  This coming year’s signing day will be on February 3, 2016. 


Camp Testimonial- Notre Dame Specialist

Sample video: 

HotelsWe have arranged discounts at 2 hotels.  There are about 6 good ones up there and these 2 offered the best discount.  Below is hotel information for you:

Best Western Plus Kelly Inn.  $94.00 plus tax.  Located in downtown St Cloud, connected to Green Mill Restaurant includes pool.  100 4th Ave South. St Cloud, MN  320.253.0606. 

Country Inn & Suites West.  $115.00 plus tax.  Located near the Crossroads Mall & restaurants. Includes pool.  235 Park Avenue South. St Cloud, MN  320.259.8999

*When calling, be sure to mention "special teams football academy" or "kicking camp" to get the discounted rate

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- Special Teams MVP, Former 6 year NFL Free Agent Specialist, 6 year Semi Professional Football- One National Championship.  Trained over 16 All State Kickers and Punters in 4 years.  Helped train and place 12 Class of 2015 specialists into D1 & D2 programs.
  • Brian Jackson- (Team Jackson Kicking)- Ball State- Lou Groza Semi Finalist 2006, 8 years of Pro Arena Football Experience (7 AFL) - Two National Championships - Team America Kicker for Europe vs America game (2014)
  • Ryan Coleman- (Special Teams Football Academy)- Lead Long Snapping Instructor- U of MN- 3 year starting snapper- Never missed a snap in 3 years. Big 10 Academic All Conference. Started in 3 bowl games.
  • Josh Clauer- (Clauer Kicking WI)- Punting Instructor- Former NFL Free Agent- Ravens Tryout. 
  • Garrett Maloney- (Special Teams Football Academy)-St Thomas- 4 Year Starter- All American Punter- Vikings Rookie Mini camp (2014). NFL Free Agent
  • Jimmie Mattson- (Special Teams Football Academy)- St Johns- 4 Year Starter- All American Kicker- Finalists for numerous top collegiate kicking awards- NFL Free Agent
  • And more great staff...
Camp Awards for Top Performers
Register Here: Kicker/Punter ($375) and Long Snappers ($275) Registration.

See what other satisfied parents and athletes have to say: Parent Testimonials of Youth KickerPunter1st Year Student of STFA and a Kicker Testimonial.



For more information please contact us!


Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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Monday, November 9, 2015

State Semifinal Playoffs- Special Teams Players of the Week (2015)

Our Player of the Week posts are designed to recognize the top kicking, punting and long snapping performances of the week in Minnesota at the High School Level.  We will also recognize the top STFA trained collegiate specialists and our 'out of state' athlete performances too.

As the State Tournament Semifinal games came to an end, there were a number of close and exciting game. It is always fun to see what teams continue to stay strong, and what teams make surprise upsets. 

The Top Kicker was Mitch Bourgerie of St Michael Albertville HS. He had a great game kicking 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 7 points.  The Top Punter was Dan Pietruszewski of South St Paul HS. Dan had 3 punts for 131 total yards and a 43.7 yard average.

This week we had some great performances by our STFA trained collegiate athletes.   Our kicker of the week had a great game as a kicker and punter.  Nathan Mesher of Laurier University who kicked 1 PAT and 3 field goals of 10, 37 and 39 yards for 10 points He also had 10 punts for 382 total yards and a 38.2 yard average. Long of 46 yards and 3 punts I-20.

Congrats to everyone who earned a spot this week on their big kicking performances!  Good luck to everyone still in their state playoff runs.  


Top Minnesota High School Specialists 

Top Kicker

  • Mitch Bourgerie- St Michael Albertville HS- 4 for 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 24 yards- 7 points


Honorable Mention

  • Grant Ryerse- East Ridge HS- 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 24 yards- 6 points
  • Mac Brown- St Thomas Academy- 2 for 2 PATs and 1 field goal of 27 yards- 5 points
  • Wes Ojulu- Grand Meadow HS- 5 for 5 PATs- 5 points
  • Caleb Tinklenberg- Pipestona Area HS- 5 for 6 PATs- 5 points
  • Henry Russert- Caledonia HS- 5 for 6 PATs- 5 points


Top Punter

  • Dan Pietruszewski- South St Paul HS- 3 punts for 131 total yards and a 43.7 yard average.


Honorable Mention

  • Nicholas Skluzacek- Rocori HS- 4 punts for 165 total yards and a 41.2 yard average
  • Grant Ryerse- East Ridge HS- 4 punts for 154 total yards and a 38.5 yard average
  • Mac Brown- St Thomas Academy- 3 punts for 105 total yards and a 35.0 yard average
  • Wes Ojulu- Grand Meadow- 3 punts for 105 total yards and a 35.0 yard average


Game Winners 

  • Brady Beuschel- Upper Iowa University- 34 yard game winning field goal against Wayne State U.


Top STFA Collegiate Specialists

  • Nathan Mesher-Laurier University- 1 for 1 PATs and 3 field goals of 10, 37 and 39 yards. 10 points. 10 punts for 382 total yards and a 38.2 yard average. Long of 46 yards and 3 punts I-20


Honorable Mention

  • Brady Beuschel- Upper Iowa University- 4 for 4 PATs and 2 field goals of 30 & 34 yards for 10 points.  34 yard game winning FG in over time against Wayne State
  • Ben Lyons- Northwestern University (MN)- 4 for 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 42 yards- 7 points
  • Trevor Naslund- St Cloud State University- 4 punts for 150 total yards and a 37.5 yard average. Long of 43 yards
  • Donnie Mavencamp- U of MN-Morris- 7 punts for 257 total yards and a 36.7 yard average. Long of 43 yards and 3 punts I-20
  • Joe Tjosvold- MSU Moorhead- 4 for 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 27 yards- 7 points



Congratulations to you all!


Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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Monday, November 2, 2015

State Quarterfinal Playoffs- Special Teams Players of the Week (2015)

Our Player of the Week posts are designed to recognize the top kicking, punting and long snapping performances of the week in Minnesota at the High School Level.  We will also recognize the top STFA trained collegiate specialists and our 'out of state' athlete performances too.

It's a special time of the year for all the teams that are still playing this far into the playoffs, as teams have just wrapped up the State Tournament Quarterfinal games.  It is always fun to see what teams continue to stay strong, and what teams make surprise upsets. 

Grant Ryerse of East Ridge HS (Class 6A), has shown again why he is one of the top kickers in the state of Minnesota. Grant played a major role in his team's State Quarterfinal Win.  Grant went 4 for 4 on PATs and made 1 field goal 42 yards for a total of 7 points. Ryerse's 42 yard field goal ended up being the game winning field goal with 3 seconds left in a huge win over Wayzata HS.

The Top Punter was Alex Probert of Andover HS (Class 5A). Alex had 3 punts for 137 total yards and a 45.7 yard average.

The top Out of State STFA trained Specialist is Cameron Hausman of New Richmond HS (WI).  He's had a recent surge of big game performances the last 4 weeks.  This week he converted 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 33 yards- 6 points. He also had 3 punts for 114 total yards and a 38 yard average. 1 punts I-20.  He helped his team upset a topped rank team to advance in the playoffs.

This week we name 2 STFA trained collegiate athletes for our kickers of the week.  Isaac Aanerud of Bemidji State University kicked 3 for 3 on PATs and 3 field goals of 37, 46 and 27 yards for 12 points. He also had 3 punts for 107 total yards and a 35.7 yard average. Long 60 yards.  The other top specialist is punter Nate Skare of Upper Iowa University. He booted 5 punts for 256 total yards and a 51.2 yard average. Long 65, 1 punt I-20 and 2 punts 50+ yards.

Congrats to everyone who earned a spot this week on their big kicking performances!  Good luck to everyone still in their state playoff runs.  


Grant Ryerse
Top Minnesota High School Specialists 

Top Kicker
  • Grant Ryerse- East Ridge HS- 4 for 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 42 yards. Game Winner over Wayzata with 3 seconds remaining- 7 points

Honorable Mention
  • Tyler Knutson- Maple Grove HS- 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 35 yards- 6 points
  • Dean Lumb- Osseo HS- 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 30 yards- 6 points
  • Rueben Baltierez- Belle Plaine HS- 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 29 yards- 6 points
  • Henry Russert- Caledonia HS- 6 for 7 PATs- 6 points
  • Tyler Defor- Mankato West HS- 6 for 6 PATs- 6 points

Alex Probert
Top Punter
  • Alex Probert- Andover HS- 3 punts for 137 total yards and a 45.7 yard average.

Honorable Mention
  • Lucas Dertinger- Becker HS- 3 punts for 108 total yard and a 36.0 yard average.
  • Travis Brown- St Michael Albertville HS- 4 punts for 137 total yards for a 34.2 yard average.

Cameron Hausman
Top Out of State STFA Specialists
  • Cameron Hausman- New Richmond HS (WI)- 3 for 3 PATs and 1 field goal of 33 yards- 6 points. 3 punts for 114 total yards and a 38 yard average. 1 punts I-20

Game Winners 
  • Mitch Bourgerie- St Michael Albertville HS- 1 field goal of 42 yards. Game Winning Field Goal 15-14 victory over Spring Lake Park.
  • Kale Wurdeman- Hamline University- 4 for 4 PATs and 1 field goal of 21 yards. Game Winning PAT in 31-30 over St Olaf- 7 points

Isaac Aanerud
Top STFA Collegiate Specialists
  • Isaac Aanerud- Bemidji State University- 3 for 3 PATs and 3 field goals of 37, 46 and 27 yards.- 12 points.  3 punts for 107 total yards and a 35.7 yard average. Long 60 yards
  • Nate Skare- Upper Iowa University- 5 punts for 256 total yards and a 51.2 yard average. Long 65, 1 punt I-20 and 2 punts 50+ yards
Nate Skare
Honorable Mention
  • Nathan Mesher- Wilfrid Laurier U- 2 PATs and 2 field goals of 39 & 32 yards- 8 points 
  • Brady Beuschel- Upper Iowa U- 2 for 2 PATs and 2 field goals of 29 & 22 yards- 8 points
  • Reid Taubenheim- U of North Dakota- 5 for 6 PATs and 1 field goal of 44 yards- 8 points
  • Donnie Mavencamp- U of MN- Morris- 7 punts of 314 total yards and a 44.9 yard average. Long 68
  • Owen Schommer- UW- River Falls- 7 punts for 303 total yards and a 43.3 yard average. Long of  74 yards, 3 punts I-20 and 2 punts over 50+ yards


Congratulations to you all!


Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Winter Southern Specialist Camp (4th Annual)- DEC 11-13, 2015

Southern Specialist Camp (4th Annual)

DEC 11-13, 2015 – Petal, MS

The Southern Specialist Camp is ran by Coach Brian Jackson of Team Jackson Kicking (Primarily Southeast) and Coach Chris Husby of Special Teams Football Academy (Primarily Midwest).

Friday Night Session at last year's December SSC Camp at Petal HS.Friday Night Session at last year's December SSC Camp at Petal HS - 70 participants. We look forward to the 4th Annual Southern Specialist Camp (SSC)!



This camp is an OPEN invitation to beginners to veterans and covers multiple areas in the kicking game for ages 11-20, lots of instruction and video analysis by collegiate and professional staff, live game situations with snaps, fun competitions, multiple charting on field goals, kickoffs, punts and snaps geared towards specific age groups, and the chance to learn from the best specialists in the nation.

Register Here

More information Here


We will select the SSC EVENT ELITE which will be multiple players that stood out during camp in different age groups, in different positions that will receive dri fit shirts.

Coach Jackson and Coach Husby leading instruction.Coach Jackson and Coach Husby leading instruction. Over 15 Coaches on site. Petal High School (MS)

To reserve a spot, register Here

We have experienced Long Snapping Coaches on site. Encourage your LS to sign up!We have experienced Long Snapping Coaches on site. Encourage your LS to sign up! This camp also provides exposure to collegiate programs for upperclassmen. There have been a total 64 Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers that have earned athletic or academic scholarships from this camp the last three years.
We will select the SSC EVENT ELITE which will be multiple players that stood out during camp in different age groups, in different positions that will receive dry-fit shirts.



SSC Event Elite from last year's camp - We will do the same this year! To register: Click HERE.
Your payment includes a highlight film of 7 to 10 clips (VIDEO SAMPLE BELOW):

Pertinent Information:
Article on a Previous SSC Camp - Recap
Video Recap on a Previous SSC Camp - Recap

To Register Here   Prices on Camp (Click link to the left)

National Camp Series Rating and Evaluation: The NCS Rating and Charting is included within the camp fee.

- During camp, players will be charted and rated on a national scale, and objectionably ranked by NCS across the nation. This will provide tremendous exposure to college coaches. IT IS OKAY to do this charting whether you are 12 years old or 20 years old. The NCS rating is based off your own personal age group. More details on NCS head to www.nationalcampseries.com.

More information Here

This camp has been known to players and parents that it is a FUN yet COMPETITIVE atmosphere.

Everyone supports everyone at this camp. We get better as a group, and compete. Camp Schedule



*DEC 11 (FRI)*
Check In: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Session 1: 6:00 pm-10:00 pm (Under the Lights)

*DEC 12 (SAT)*
Session 2: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Lunch Provided: 12:00 pm-12:30pm (Subway for Campers)
Film Review: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Weight Room Session: 1:30 pm-2:00 pm

Break
Session 3: 5:30 pm-9:00 pm (Under the Lights)
Recruiting/Mental Game Session: 9pm-10:30pm

*DEC 13 (SUN)*
FCA Worship Provided: 8:00 am-8:30am
Session 4: 9:00am-12:00 pm
Awards/Camp Closure: 12:00 pm-12:15 pm

What is Included:
-High quality instruction by Professional and Collegiate Specialists
-Fun atmosphere, positive learning environment
-Video Analysis on-site, Highlight YouTube video
-Exposure to the next level, NCS Ratings and Charts
-Fun Competitions
-Quick Charts
-Evaluation of Specialists
-Subway Lunch on Saturday for Campers
-Shirt


Coach Husby discussing important items for Parents and Players at Camp Welcome. Coach Husby discussing important items for Parents and Players at Camp Welcome. HOTEL INFO COMING SOON!!!

Coach Husby and Coach Jackson  are committed to providing this excellent Winter Camp year in and year out. Don't miss out, Only 100 spots available for this camp!  Coach Husby and Coach Jackson are committed to providing this excellent Winter Camp year in and year out. Don't miss out, Only 100 spots available for this camp! To register: Click HERE.

Coach Chris Husby
www.specialteamsfootballacademy.com
www.teamjacksonkicking.com


DEC 11-13 2015 SSC - National Camp Series Rating is included in the fee!