Immediate Press Release
March 24, 2016 Georgia Specialist Recap
The 1st annual Georgia Specialist Camp was run March 19, 2016 with 24 kickers, punters and snappers that attended the one 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 Christopher Husby runs STFA, whose training primarily covers the North/Midwest and Coach Brian Jackson runs TJK, whose training primarily covers the South/Southeast. Campers from 3 different states were in attendance (GA, FL, AL) 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, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019! See Camp Videos and Write Ups Below.
|Georgia Specialist Camp Group Photo|
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.
Detailed Instructed from Experienced Instructors
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:
|Event Elite photo|
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.
• ’16 Austin Summerbell
• ’16 Frank Garcia
• ’17 Clark Wiggins
• ’17 Cole Phillips
• ’17 Evan Legassey
• ’18 Mitchell Fineran
• ’19 Connor Cunningham
• ’19 Diego Medina
• Big Ball Award- Evan Legassey (’17)
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:
Class of 2016
1. Frank Garcia- (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
2. Austin Summerbell- Bay HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
3. Kyle Hudson- Mosley HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
4. Evan Oldaker- Bainbridge HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
Class of 2017
1. Evan Legassey- Tate HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
2. Clark Wiggins- Bainbridge HS (GA)- Punter (Camp Video)
3. Cole Phillips- Cairo HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
4. Adrian Gorrosteita- Naples HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
5. Seth Souter- Worth County HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
Class of 2018
1. Mitchell Fineran- Brunswick HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
2. Edgar Mora- Leon HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
3. Cam Walker- Bay HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
4. Blake Green- Bainbridge HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
Class of 2019
1. Connor Cunningham- Mosley HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
2. Diego Medina- Temple HS (GA)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
3. Ahkim Walden- Dothan HS (AL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
4. Matt Staffieri- Northview HS (AL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
5. Alex Petruzzello- Cocoa HS (FL)- Kicker Punter (Camp Video)
1. Nicholas Tyre- JJE Middle School (GA)- Kicker Punter (No Camp Video)
Top Long Snappers
1. Russell Weiler- Long Snapper (No Camp Video)
2. Ross Parker- Bainbridge HS (GA)- Long Snapper (Camp Video)
3. Jackson Weiler- Long Snapper (No Camp Video)
We had a great camp with these young specialists and we look forward to future camps.
To check out our 2016 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 4 camps together:
April 9-10- Central Specialist Camp- Little Rock, AR
May 14-15- Eastern Specialist Camp- Myrtle Beach, SC
May 21-22- NOLA Specialist Camp- New Orleans, LA
Aug 6- Texas Specialist Camp- Bedford, TX
We all had a great time! See you next year!
Coach Chris Husby
Professional Kicking Coach and Owner
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