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Southern Specialist Kicking Camp Recap | Top Camp Performers | Dec 2014

SSC 2014 Recap

Immediate Press Release 

January 10, 2015 Southern Specialist Recap  

The third annual Southern Specialist Camp was run Dec 12-14, 2014 with 67 kickers, punters and snappers that attended the two day evening event. The camp was held in conjunction with two kicking/punting/snapping businesses in Team Jackson Kicking and Special Teams Football Academy. Coach Chris Husby runs STFA, whose training primarily covers the North/Midwest and Coach Brian Jackson runs Team Jackson Kicking, whose training primarily covers the Southeast. Campers from 13 different states were in attendance which had a variety of veterans and beginners. There were several guys that performed exceptionally well and need to be on college football teams watch lists and recruiting boards in all the major classes of JUCO, 2015, 2016,  2017 and 2018!  Here is a fun photo slide show video of the camp.  See Camp Videos and Write Ups Below. 

3rd Annual Southern Specialists Camp 
The campers had a chance to embrace great instruction, guidance and camaraderie with other Professional and Collegiate Specialists at this camp. Our coaching staff members with experience ranging from D1, D2, NAIA and NFL level training. Staff Pic below:

Experienced Coaching Staff
With most Specialty camps these days, there are some form of accolades for specialists.  At this camp we will like to give these players a variety of chances to showcase their abilities and improve.  A list of awards are below:

Camp Award Winners

This year we selected our ‘Special Ops Event Elite’ specialist who were selected as the ‘pound for pound’ top specialist for their respective graduating classes.  These top specialists were very exceptional and deserve some immediate collegiate attention.
  • '14 Matt Chiera- K/P
  • '15 Dave Albert- KP
  • '15 Josh Rowland - K/P
  • 15 Kipp Cuevas- LS
  • '15 Wesley Barnett- LS
  • '15 Zac Bruner
  • '16 Brady Farlow
  • '18 Chris Kessler
  • '16 Morgan Coston
  • '17 Anthony Maleta
  • '18 Sean Gomez
  • '19 Josh McCoy
  • '19 Parker Colburn
  • Mr. SSC Award- Dave Albert

There were a number of campers that performed well at camp. There was also designated periods of camp that focused on instruction and demonstration in which the campers responded well. 

Below were the top overall specialists for each recruiting class and their performance videos:

JUCO Class

  • Matt Chiera- Georgia Military College (GA)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Cody Milkeel- PRCC (MS)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)
  • Reed James- SWCC (MS)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)

Class of 2015

  • Joshua Roland- Maddison Central HS (MS)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • TJ McGettigan- Hewitt/Trussville HS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video 1 and 2)
  • Thomas Espy- Eufaula HS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Zach Schemmel- Clinton HS (MS)- Punter (Camp Video)
  • Tyler Flathau- Sacred Heart HS (MS)- Punter (Camp Video)
  • David Albert- Juan Seguin HS (TX)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video 1 & 2
  • Zac Bruner- Boyd City HS (KY)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)

Class of 2016

  • Brady Farlow- Purvis HS (MS) - Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Morgon Coston- Leeds HS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Taylor Crabtree- Vancleave HS (LA)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)
  • Corey McCullough- Louisville HS (MS)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Hunter Nickolson- Enterprise HS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)
  • RJ Joyner- Lakeshore HS (LA)- Punter (CampVideo)
  • Christian Underwood- Cabot HS (AR)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • CJ Jackson- Adairsille HS (GA)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Jaime Ortega- Chestatee HS (GA)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)

Class of 2017

  • Mason Dillard- Mountain Brook HS (AL)-  Kicker/Punter (No Video)
  • Anthony Maleta- Columbus HS (MS)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)
  • Bryce Bailey- Airline HS (LA)- Punter (No Video)
  • Donnie Reid- Lawrence County HS (MS)- Long Snapper (No Video)
  • Nathan Otis- Airline HS (LA)- Kicker (Camp Video)

Class of 2018

  • Chris Kessler- Longview HS (TX)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Sean Gomez- St Martin HS (MS)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video 1& 2)
  • Kyle Morgigno- Pearl HS (MS)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Dillon Hayes- Pearl HS (MS)- Long Snapper (Camp Video)

Middle School Class

  • Josh McCoy- Caddo MS (LA)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Henry Beckett- Houston Academy (AL)-Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Jack Martin- Discovery MS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Ethan Jett- 2020 -Moody MS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (Camp Video)
  • Parker Colburn- Hewitt Trussville HS (AL)- Kicker/Punter (No Video)

Top Long Snappers

  • Kipp Cuevas- 2015- Stone HS (MS) (Camp Video)
  • Wesley Barnett- 2015-Ocean Springs HS (MS) (Camp Video)
  • Anthony Freeman- 2015- St Martin HS (MS) (Camp Video)
  • Morgan Stansell- 2015- West Marion HS (MS) (Camp Video)
  • Ryan Daigle- 2016- Thomas Jefferson HS (LA) (CampVideo)
  • Houston Johnson- 2016- New Hope HS (AL) (Camp Video)
  • Donnie Reid- 2017-Lawrence County HS (MS)  (No Video)
  • Reilly Reardon- 2017- Seminary HS (MS) (Camp Video)

We had a great camp with these young specialists and we look forward to future camps. 
To Check out our 2015 Kicking Camps, check out Special Teams Football Academy or Team Jackson Kicking.

For more information on these specialists please contact us!

Join us at our next 3 camps together:
Feb 14-16- NCS Super Camp- Phoenix, AZ
April 11- NCS Championship Camp- Oklahoma City, OK
April 12- Central Specialist Camp- Little Rock, AR at War Memorial Stadium (Includes NCS Rating)

Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
Special Teams Football Academy 

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