NJ Summer Camp Recap – Basile Wins It!

The 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking Summer Tour made a stop in New Jersey on July 15th. The camp took place at St.John Vianny High School and featured participants from NJ, NY, CT, PA, OH, and Texas. Here are the results:

Overall Camp Champion
Nick Basile (2020, PA) – Nick showed his versatility as a combo player by having a strong morning Punting and showing consistency and accuracy on FG’s in the afternoon as a FG competition champ. Despite being only a rising Sophomore his leg strength on FG’s was undeniable as he made multiple big kicks in the finals.

 

Field Goal Champion

Aidan Mulreed ( 2018, NJ)- Aidan had an impressive day kicking field goals winning the competition after connecting on 6 straight kicks. He also showed he had the ability to kick off at a high level.

 

 

Kick-Off Champion

Matteo Cordray (2018, TX)- Matteo traveled all the way across the country to compete and payed off. He is an excellent kicker who showed he has D1 ability on KO’s by taking both the top distance and hang time in the competition.  His best ball of the day measured 62 yards, with 3.94 hang time.  Matteo has committed to Army since the camp.

Punting Champion

Jay LaRosa (2019, NJ)- Jay showed today that  the moment counts he is also a good punter. He won the competition with a punt of over 40 yrs and a 4.2 hangtime. JAY is also a very good kicker and a developing KO guy.

 

Other Standouts: Ryan Devaney (2019) is a talented  newcomer that was the best combo player in his class at the camp.  Michael Boyle (2019) is a good kicker with a powerful leg that has only scratched the surface of his full potential.

 Youth Standout: Matt McCabe

The Chris Sailer Kicking Summer tour continues with stops in Los Angeles, CA on July 27 and Honolulu, HI on August 26.  Then get ready for a huge 2017 Fall Camp Schedule!  Check it out.  For more details,
rankings and camp information, visit www.ChriSailerKicking.com

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2017 Underclassmen Invitational – The Future is Here!


The 2017 Underclassmen Invitational took place in Tampa, FL on July 20-21, 2017. Two hundred plus of the nation’s top Class of 2019, 2020 & 2021 specialists made their way to Florida for one of the most popular camps of the year. This camp has quickly become my second favorite camp of the year, just behind the TOP 12 Camp.

The two day camp is about much more than just kicking and punting. This camp is as much about the parents and families as it is about the athletes. The two days are filled with kicking, punting, educational meetings, game shows, meals and gatherings. The three major goals of camp are improvement on the field, improvement off the field and becoming one family… #TeamSailer #SailerFamily. This camp sets up athletes and their families for a bright future in the world of kicking and punting.

The Underclassmen Invitational featured 200+ specialists from nearly every state in the U.S. ranging from Hawaii to New York. The camp also hosted a few players from outside of the U.S from as far away as Australia. Nearly 400 parents also attended and majority of participants brought the entire family along. Take a look at a day by day breakdown.

Day 1

Field Session: Four hours of total field time (2 Groups) where athletes are separated by position and graduation year. Each athlete was put into a group of 10 or less with 2 of Chris Sailer Kicking’s best instructors including Aaron Perez, Erik Folk, Tristan Vizcaino, Andrew Gantz, Blanton Creque, Cole Murphy and many more. Drills, field goals, kickoffs, punting and evaluation was the focus.


College & Pro Demo: Nick Folk of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a special appearance to perform for the future of the sport. In the sprit of the Underclassmen Invitational he also brought along his 3-year old twin boys (they even attempted a few field goals). Folk, Vizcaino, Gantz, Creque, Murphy, Gonsoulin and more put on a show for the 500+ spectators.


Competition: At the end of each group session the athletes participated in a field goal last man standing competition. This is a famous Chris Sailer Kicking Competition that has challenged the best of the best for 17+ years of camps.

Class of 2019 Champion
Ryan Sanborn (CA) – The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking kicker/punter was stellar at all skills over the course of the two days. He won the field goal competition by connecting on 7-7 field goals with a long of 55 yards. Ryan continues to prove that he is a top national kicking and punting prospect. Ryan has a bright future with continued hard work.

Class of 2020 Champion
Tabor Allen (TX) – Tabor has been one of the most clutch performers in his class over the past few years. He is always at his best once it is time to compete. A great athlete that already kicks field goals off the ground. He went 6-6 on field goals with a long of 55 yards to win it. Even more impressive, he did it in rainy conditions toward the end of camp.

Class of 2021 Champion
David Kemp (KS) – David was clearly the standout performer in his class in Tampa. He is a fine young athlete with a big time leg. He kicks with nice technique and consistency. He also went 6-6 on on field goals with a long off 55 yards to win it. Look for David to be near the very top of the rankings with the Class of 2021 rankings are released this coming Fall.

Educational Meetings: Athletes and parents headed back to the hotel for two hours of educational meetings. Topics ranged from nutrition to training to social media to recruiting.

Game Show: The Kickers/Punters vs. Long Snappers Game Show has become one of the most popular Underclassmen Invitational traditions. This year, we decided to include the parents as well. After taking the crown in 2016, the Kickers/Punters were looking to go back-to-back. Unfortunately the Long Snappers came out on top. If you ask me, the questions were rigged ;). No worries, we will come back strong in 2018.

Family Dinner: Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping hosted a massive dinner in the hotel ballroom where all were invited. Salads, Pastas, Meatballs, Breads and an assortment of drinks were served. The atmosphere was full of smiles and laughter and the conversations were about much more than just football. It is safe to say that the dinner was a huge hit.

Day 2

Field Session: This was Competition Day. Athletes checked-in in groups of four and were charted individually through a circuit of field goals, kickoffs and punts. Results will be posted in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.

Competition: At the end of the charting session it was time for punters to compete in a head to head competition. Twenty three athletes qualified based on two days of evaluation. The intense competition put the punters head to head in a single elimination format.

Class of 2019 Champion
Austin McNamara (AZ) – The 6’4” punter stepped up when it counted the most. He punted several balls 40-50 yards with 4.3-4.7 hang time. In the end, he was able to edge out top prospects such as Ryan Sanborn and Ben Freehill with consistency. Austin has the tools to be a great college punter.

Class of 2020 Champion
Daniel Cristiani (IN) – Daniel did a great job over the course of the two days. This was his third camp with Chris Sailer Kicking and his hard work is paying off. Daniel is a talented athlete that has a bright future with continued hard work.

Q & A With Sailer & Rubio: Athletes and parents headed back to the hotel for a Question & Answer session. Questions were answered, pictures were taken and final goodbyes were said.

Underclassmen Invitational Additional Awards

Top 22 – 2019 Overall Standouts (in alphabetical order)
Andrew Weil (SC)
Anthony Tom-Makue (HI)
Austin McNamara (AZ)
Ben Freehill (IL)
Bijan Nichols (TX)
Brandon Petruescu (CA)
Bryce Law (CA)
Cale Nation (MS)
Chandler Caughron (TN)
Cole Johnson (AZ)
Dylan Orr (CA)
Gavin Wale (NV)
Jack Martin (AL)
Joseph Stoll (OH)
JT Turner (MI)
Mason Molique (KY)
Michael Hayes (SC)
Noah Grant (TN)
Ryan Fitzgerald (GA)
Ryan Sanborn (CA)
Tyler Keltner (FL)
Tucker Barefoot (MS)

Anthony Tom-Makue (HI)

Top 10 – 2020 Overall Standouts (in alphabetical order)
Andrew Brown (NC)
Brett Money (NM)
Brock Travelstead (GA)
Cole Hussung (IN)
Daniel Cristiani (IL)
Dillon Fedor (NV)
Holt Cloninger (NC)
James Williams (GA)
JJ Wadas (IN)
Tabor Allen (TX)

Cole Hussung (IN)

Top 5 – 2021 Overall Standouts (in alphabetical order)
Andres Borregales (FL)
David Kemp (KS)
Ivan Shuran (OH)
Joshua Lopez (FL)
Luke Wayson (MD)

Do you want to be a part of the 2018 Underclassmen Invitational? See you at Chris Sailer Kicking Camp soon. The Fall Schedule is now posted and open for registration. To be the best, train and compete with the best. Expect greatness! For more information, details and rankings visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com


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The 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking College Camp Was Loaded With Talent!

The 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking College Camp took place in Tampa, FL on July 14-16.  The athletes arrived from all over America on Friday and checked into the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza near the airport.  Saturday began with a 3 hour training session, followed by a 2 hour film breakdown session.  Athletes and staff headed to downtown Tampa for an evening of fun and relaxation.  Sunday kicked off with another 3 hour training session before the specialists returned to the hotel to pack up and head back to their colleges.

The weekend offered a great combination of training and comradery.  This camp was absolutely loaded with talent.  Specialists from the SEC, BIG 12, PAC 12, ACC & more were in attendance.  The competition was intense from start to finish.  Take a look at the results.

CHAMPIONS
Day 1: Eddy Pineiro (Kicker) & Michael Carrizosa (Punter)
Day 2: Aidan Schneider (Kicker) & Michael Carrizosa (Punter)

STANDOUT KICKERS
Eddy Pineiro (Florida) – Eddy is an incredible talent that has NFL written all over him.  Look for Eddy to follow up a tremendous freshman year with another strong sophomore campaign.

Tristan Vizcaino (Washington) – Tristan may just be the most talented all around specialist in the nation.  His ability on field goal, kickoff and punt is off the charts.

Garrett Owens (Iowa State) – Garrett is primed for a huge 2017 season.  The transfer from Oregon State has great NFL ability and he is nails mentally.

Aidan Schneider (Oregon) – Aidan has put together one of the strongest field goals percentages in the history of college football over the past 3 seasons.  Expect greatness this season.

Blanton Creque (Louisville) – Blanton is as smooth and accurate as they come.  He hits a pure ball and has excellent range.  Blanton should be in the Lou Groza Award conversation by seasons end.

Andrew Gantz (Cincinnati) – Andrew is one of the best kicker in the nation.  Very smooth kicker that dominates under pressure.  Andrew should challenge the best in 2017.

Jack Gonsoulin (LSU) – Jack is a big time talent.  He hits an NFL level ball and does well under pressure.  Look for Jack to make some noise at LSU this year.

Cole Murphy (Syracuse) – Cole continues to make big strides.  He has great ability on both field goal and kickoff.  Look for Cole to have a big season this Fall.

Cole Tracy (Assumption) – Cole has proven himself during the season (7 FG’s in one game… twice) and proved himself once again at this camp against the big name college guys.  He is simply a great kicker.

Lorran Fonseca (Nichols State) – Lorran can kick with the best of them.  He hits a big time ball on both field goal and kickoff.  Look for Lorran to dominate this coming season.

Liam Jones (Kansas), Andrew Strauch (UCLA), Jaime Medina (Sacramento State), Kevin Robledo (SMU), Jeffrey Chan (Syracuse), Zach Mays (Cornell), Diego Marquez (Miami), Cole Smith (Cincinnati), Jake Lane (Jacksonville State), Jose Perez (Incarnate Word), Parker Grothaus (Incarnate Word), Jefferson Norwood (Lenoir Rhyne).

STANDOUT PUNTERS
Michael Carrizosa (San Jose State) – Michael is the real deal.  The former Ray Guy Award Finalist has the NFL in his sights.  He absolutely hammers the ball and punts with great consistency.

Shane Tripucka (Texas A&M) – Shane is a fantastic SEC punter.  He had a great 2016 and shows all the signs of building on that in 2017.  He has NFL ability.

Jacob De Maio (Weber State) – Jacob is a great punting talent.  He is big, tall and very strong.  He was excellent in 2016 and should be even better in 2017.

DJ Arnson (Northern Arizona), Taylor Cornish (Missouri Southern State).

The 2017 is a few months away.  Expect greatness from Chris Sailer Kicking specialists.  For more information visit ChrisSailerKicking.com

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Lucas White is the Champion of the IL Summer Camp!

The 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking Summer Camp Tour made a stop in Chicago, IL on July 13th.  The camp took place at Rosemont Dome setting up ideal conditions to learn and compete.  There was a great mixture of veterans and newcomers in attendance eager to get after it.  Take a look at the results.

Overall Champion
Lucas White (2018, IN) – Lucas put on a great performance from start to finish.  The combo player showed excellent ability in all areas of his game.  On this day he was the kickoff champion.  His best ball measured 73 yards, with 4.03 hang time.  He then dominated the finals round head to head match-ups with his punting.  Lucas has all the tools to challenge at the D1 level.

Field Goal Champion
Milan Dezelich (2018, IN) – Milan had his best day yet at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp.  He has a great leg and shows excellent college potential.  He won a major field goal competition by connecting on 6 straight field goals from 35 to 53 yards out.  He also did a nice job kicking off and showed some punting potential.  With continued hard work, Milan will do very well at the next level.

Devin Parker (2018, IL) – Devin has now won a major competition at back to back Chris Sailer Kicking camps.  He is a great kicker that competes very well under pressure.  He won the field goal competition with 7 straight field goals with a long of 54 yards.  He also does a great job on kickoffs.  Devin is going to make a fine addition to a college football program.

Punt Champion
William Powers (2019, CA) – William traveled across the country to compete and it payed off.  He is a powerful rising junior that shows great potential as a punter.  He averaged 40+ yards with 4.3+ hang time on the day.  His best hits traveled 45+ yards, with 4.6+ hang time.  He is also a developing kickoff man.  Look for William to compete with the top punters in his class over the next few years.

Class of 2018
The Class of 2018 dominated this camp.  Quentin Wallace was a finalist in every kicking competition.  He is 5-Star Kicking Prospect without a doubt and should pick up multiple D1 offers.  Michael Cooney put in another great day of work.  He is a smooth and consistent kicker.  Adam Krause was the most dominant punter at camp.  There is big time potential in him.  Grant Gonya was back in action and had a great camp.  he holds current offers from Youngstown State and Army.

Class of 2018 Standouts: Quentin Wallace, Michael Cooney, Adam Krause, Devin Parker, Lucas White, Milan Dezelich, Ryan Monkman, Brandon Eikert, Jared Harjehausen, Terryhn Jacoby, Drew Cassiday, Grant Gonya, Jacob Holous, Matt Burns, Andrew Vujnovich, Eduard Favella, Sam Strange, Victor Karam.

Class of 2019
Jackson Garcia traveled from Arizona to prove he is a 2019 prospect to be reckoned with.  He is a great athlete with elite leg strength.  Ben Freehill was the top combo player in this class at camp.  He did very well in all areas of the game.

Class of 2019 Standouts: William Powers, Jackson Garcia, Ben Freehill, Carter LaCoursiere, Patrick Ayala, Patrick Oliva, Andrew Pollina, Cade Henry, John Paul Filler, Ben Packer, Jonathan Rukujzo, Graham Dable.

Class of 2020
Jack Olsen was clear and away the top newcomer to a Chris Sailer Kicking Camp.  He has a big time leg and already shows D1 ability.  Look for Jack to dominate the Class of 2020 for years to come.

Class of 2020 Standouts: Jack Olsen, Daniel Cristiani

Youth Standout: Ryan O’Grady

The Chris Sailer Kicking Tour will now travel to Tampa, FL for one of the most important weeks of the entire year.  It kicks off with 4-year college specialists.  Then the most elite camp in America, TOP 12 camp and the TOP 12 Web Series.  And finally the prestigious Underclassmen Invitational.  Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com for more information and details.

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James Williams Comes Through as the Champion of the 2017 GA Summer Camp!

The 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking Summer Camp Tour is now in full swing. The most recent camp took place in Atlanta, GA on July 11th. This region of the country has arguably produced the best high school talent in the nation over the past few years. The competition was fierce from start to finish. Take a look at the results.

Overall Camp Champion
James Williams (2020, GA) – The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking student is starting to really come into his own. It is rare for a specialist this young to win a major competition, let along become overall camp champion. James won a field goal competition by staying consistent and showing that he had range well beyond 50 yards. He then camp through under pressure in the head to head final to win it all. James is extremely talented as both a kicker and punter. The future is bright.

Field Goal Champion
Alex Hardy (2018, GA) – Alex had his best day yet at a Chris Sailer Kicking Camp. He continued to improve leaps and bounds each time we see him as evident with the field goal championship. He hit 6 consecutive field goals with a long of 55 yards to win the competition. He was also strong and kickoff and shows he can hit a big punt. Alex has the tools to take his game to the next level with continued hard work.

Kickoff Champion
Evan McPherson (2018, AL) – The #1 Kicker in the nation and Mississippi State commit stepped up once again. Evan is a big time talent and he is always at his best under pressure. On this day he was the kickoff champion with his best ball of the day totaling 74 yards, with 4.31 hand time. He was also impressive as usual on both field goal and punt. Look for Evan do be a dominant force in the SEC for years to come.

Punt Champion
Alejandro Lopez (2018, NC) – Another long time student of Chris Sailer Kicking, Alejandro shined in Atlanta. He was solid and both field goal and kickoff, but stood out the most as a punter. He averaged well over 40 yards, with 4.4 plus hang time. His best ball on the day traveled over 50 yards, with 5.08 hang time. Alejandro is proving that he has all the tools to compete at the D1 level. He is a fine young man with a bright future.

Top 2018 Prospects: Evan McPherson, Alejandro Lopez, Alex Hardy, Adam Ieyoub, Alan Andrzejewski, Alec Earp, Austin Behnke, Christian McClure, Colin Ibison, Michael Baugus, Christopher Freibert, Colin Dempster, Jarrett Mills, Josh Smith, Sean Henderson, Nathan McRoberts, Joseph Gannon, McKay Taylor, Timmy Bleekrode, Evan Hodges, Robert Faulkner, Arthur Boyzo, Grant Cookson.

Top 2019 Prospects: Evan Davis, Jared Wheatley, Anthony Rodriguez, Jack Westbrook, Thor Bilstrom.

Top 2020 Prospects: James Williams, Parker Hannon, Brock Travelstead, Parker Pierson, Conner Middleton, Kade Loggins, Ryan Barrick.

2021 Prospects: Dylan Kwasnik, Joshua Huiet, Peyton Engel, Sanjay Reddy.

Youth Prospect: Trey Stephens

This will be one of the biggest summers in Chris Sailer Kicking history. Up next, join us in Chicago, IL (July 13) and Los Angeles, CA (July 27). This summer will also feature our 3 prestigious invite only camps (College, TOP 12 & Underclassman Invitational) in Tampa FL (July 14-21). For more information, rankings and camp registration visit ChrisSailerKicking.com To be the best, train & compete with the best. Get ready for greatness!

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Potter, Campbell, DeLong & Power earn U.S. Army All-American Bowl Honors

The nation’s best made their way to Rock Hill, SC to compete for the most prestigious Youth and High School All-American Games in the nation. FBU in partnership with Chris Sailer Kicking hosted their annual Top Gun Camp for specialists July 7-8, 2017. Over 1,300 athletes in all will participate in this camp before all is said and done. At stake, four High School U.S. Army All-American spots, two Freshman FBU All-American spots and MVP honors per class. Specialists form all over the United States met up in SC to battle for these honors. Take a look at the results.

U.S. Army All-Americans (Class of 2018)

KICKERS

BT Potter (SC) – The #3 ranked kicker in the nation and Clemson commit dominated the field. His field goals are pure and accurate. His kickoffs look ready to dominate D1 football. He defeated Barret Pickering (Nebraska commit), Chris Dunn (NC State commit) and Jonah Lipel (Harvard commit) in the finals to earn one of the coveted spots. Look for BT to have a major impact in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Game.


Charles Campbell (TN) – The #5 ranked kicker in the nation put on a big time performance in Rock Hill. He made over 90% of his field goals and dominated on kickoff. Charles is a great competitor that does extremely well under pressure. He defeated Derek Ng (NV) in the final to earn his spot. He is well deserving of this honor and will represent the West very well.

 

PUNTERS
Skyler DeLong (SC) – The #2 ranked punter and Alabama commit was absolutely dominant all weekend long. He easily had the strongest leg of all the punters and hit the biggest ball. He has all the tools to be an all SEC type performer. He hit a 55 yard, 4.88 punt in the finals to secure his selection for the east in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

 

Isaac Power (CO) – The #8 ranked punter in the country stunned to nation by competing at the highest level. He was one of the most consistent punter over the course of the two days and it paid off in the end. He defeated Gabe Boring (TN) in the final by hitting several ball over 45 yards with 4.4 plus hang time. He also proved that he can step up under pressure.

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl will take place on January 6, 2018 at the Alamo Dome in TX. The game will air on NBC.

Freshman FBU All-Americans (Class of 2021)
Ivan Shuran (OH) – Ivan is an excellent young kicker. He is smooth, accurate and does well under pressure.

Josh Lopez (FL) – Josh did a great job all weekend. He was near the top of the competition in every category.

The Freshman FBU All-American Bowl will take place in Naples, FL.

Class of 2019 Top Gun Co-MVP’s
Christopher Abbes (CA) – Christopher did a fantastic job all weekend. He won the field goals competition and competed well on kickoffs.

Jimmy Lowery (FL) – Jimmy showed very well from start to finish. He has an excellent leg for his age and competes well. He has a bright future with continued hard work.

Honorable Mention: Bryce Law, Hunter Braswell & Brandon Dickerson

Class of 2020 Top Gun Co-MVP’s
Parker Hannon (GA) – Day 1 MVP. He shows great future college potential.

James Griffith (TX) – Day 2 MVP. James has tons of all around upside.

Honorable Mention: Hayden Olsen, Nicolas Basile, Mitchell Gallucio

Class of 2022 Top Gun MVP: Daniel Holbrook
Class of 2023 Top Gun MVP: Collin Fratus

For more information visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com

Finals Video – BT Potter wins competition to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Finals Video – Charles Campbell wins competition to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Finals Video – DeLong & Power win competitions to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

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TOP 12 Camp Wildcards Announced!

Congratulations to the following Kickers/Punters who have been selected to attend the TOP 12 CAMP as wildcards/replacements.

Wildcards (in alphabetical order)
Andrew Rodriguez (JC, CA)
Carson Garrett (2019, TX)
Cody Williams (2018, CA)
Jacob Meeks (2018, TX)
Mitchell Fineran (2018, GA)
Nick Mihalic (2018, IL)
Will Reichard (2019, AL)

Vegas 30 (May 13-14, 2017) – 20 Invitees (in alphabetical order)
Adam Krause  (2018, IL)
Alex Felkins (2019, OK)
Cade Pollard (2018, TX)
Caleb Griffin (2018, IL)
Cameron Dicker (2018, TX)
Campbell Geddes (2018, CA)
Cole Hanna (2018, GA)
Clayton Stewart (2018, TX)
Derek Ng (2018, NV)
Dylan Brady (2018, CA)
Dylan Williams (2018, CA)
Gabe Boring (2018, TN)
George Triplett (2018, WV)
John Mayers (2018, TX)
Michael Cooney (2018, IL)
Michael Lantz (2019, GA)
Porter Wilson (2019, OH)
Prominence Akubuo-Onwuemeka (JC, CA)
Scott Lees (2018, WA)
Thomas Burks (2018, TN)

Vegas XXIX (January 14-15, 2017) – 20 Invitees (in alphabetical order)
Ajay Culhane (2018, CA)
Anthony Mosharrafa (2018, AZ)
Brayden Narveson (2018, AZ)
BT Potter (2018, SC)*
Camden Lewis (2019, NC)
Camden Wise (2018, VA)
Charles Campbell (2018, TN)
Chris Dunn (2018, NC)
Chris Kessler (2018, TX)
Chris Van Eekeran (2019, IN)
Cole Talley (2018, TX)
Evan McPherson (2018, AL)
Isaac Power (2018, CO)
Jake Camarda (2018, GA)
Jonah Lipel (2018, CA)
Quentin Wallace (2018, IL)
Matthew Brust (2018, FL)
Matthew Jaeger (2018, MN)
Massimo Biscardi (2018, PA)
Nicolas Sciba (2018, SC)*
*will not be attending

The TOP 12 Camp will take place in Tampa, FL from July 17-19, 2017.

These specialists will compete to make the official 2017 TOP 12. The competition, both physically and mentally, will be like no other camp. The entire process will be captured in a web series (TOP 12 Camp Series). The web series will capture everything from the the behind the scenes moments, to the on field competitions, to the mentally challenging interviews, to the ups and downs of the the entire TOP 12 selection process. Get ready for the next greatest thing that will elevate exposure for specialists to a whole new level.

“Vegas” was created in 2003 as the very first national exposure event of its kind for kickers, punters and long snappers.  Just over 100 specialists attended the first camp.  Now well over 1000 specialists travel to Vegas each year.   The goal has always been to get the world’s best instruction, competition and exposure.  TOP 12 and Event Elite have been the 2 most credible exposure lists to be on in the world for specialists.  Take a look at the 12 most famous Kicker/Punter TOP 12 Members of all time. 

Dan Bailey (Cowboys)
Justin Tucker (Ravens)
Bryan Anger (Buccaneers)
Blair Walsh (Seahawks)
Jeff Locke (Colts)
Brad Nortman (Jaguars)
Nick Folk (Bucs)
Tress Way (Redskins)
Bradley Pinion (49ers)
Drew Kaser (Chargers)
Ryan Allen (Patriots)
Ryan Succop (Titans)
Dustin Hopkins (Redskins)
Cody Parkey (Browns)
Kai Forbath (Vikings)
Matt Darr (Dolphins)
Colton Schmidt (Bills)
Randy Bullock (Bengals)
Ka’imi Fairbairn (Texans)
Ross Martin (Jets)
Kenny Allen (Ravens)
Will Monday (Chiefs)

 

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TOP 12 Camp Invitees Announced

Congratulations to the following 40 Kickers/Punters who have been selected to attend the TOP 12 CAMP.

Vegas 30 (May 13-14, 2017) – 20 Invitees (in alphabetical order)
Adam Krause  (2018, IL)
Alex Felkins (2019, OK)
Cade Pollard (2018, TX)
Caleb Griffin (2018, IL)
Cameron Dicker (2018, TX)
Campbell Geddes (2018, CA)
Cole Hanna (2018, GA)
Clayton Stewart (2018, TX)
Derek Ng (2018, NV)
Dylan Brady (2018, CA)
Dylan Williams (2018, CA)
Gabe Boring (2018, TN)
George Triplett (2018, WV)
John Mayers (2018, TX)
Michael Cooney (2018, IL)
Michael Lantz (2019, GA)
Porter Wilson (2019, OH)
Prominence Akubuo-Onwuemeka (JC, CA)
Scott Lees (2018, WA)
Thomas Burks (2018, TN)

Vegas XXIX (January 14-15, 2017) – 20 Invitees (in alphabetical order)
Ajay Culhane (2018, CA)
Anthony Mosharrafa (2018, AZ)
Brayden Narveson (2018, AZ)
BT Potter (2018, SC)
Camden Lewis (2019, NC)
Camden Wise (2018, VA)
Charles Campbell (2018, TN)
Chris Dunn (2018, NC)
Chris Kessler (2018, TX)
Chris Van Eekeran (2019, IN)
Cole Talley (2018, TX)
Evan McPherson (2018, AL)
Isaac Power (2018, CO)
Jake Camarda (2018, GA)
Jonah Lipel (2018, CA)
Quentin Wallace (2018, IL)
Matthew Brust (2018, FL)
Matthew Jaeger (2018, MN)
Massimo Biscardi (2018, PA)
Nicolas Sciba (2018, SC)

5 Wild Cards will be chosen to join these specialists in the coming weeks.

The TOP 12 Camp will take place in Tampa, FL from July 17-19, 2017.

These specialists will compete to make the official 2017 TOP 12. The competition, both physically and mentally, will be like no other camp. The entire process will be captured in a web series (TOP 12 Camp Series). The web series will capture everything from the the behind the scenes moments, to the on field competitions, to the mentally challenging interviews, to the ups and downs of the the entire TOP 12 selection process. Get ready for the next greatest thing that will elevate exposure for specialists to a whole new level.

“Vegas” was created in 2003 as the very first national exposure event of its kind for kickers, punters and long snappers.  Just over 100 specialists attended the first camp.  Now well over 1000 specialists travel to Vegas each year.   The goal has always been to get the world’s best instruction, competition and exposure.  TOP 12 and Event Elite have been the 2 most credible exposure lists to be on in the world for specialists.  Take a look at the 12 most famous Kicker/Punter TOP 12 Members of all time. 

Dan Bailey (Cowboys)
Justin Tucker (Ravens)
Bryan Anger (Buccaneers)
Blair Walsh (Seahawks)
Jeff Locke (Colts)
Brad Nortman (Jaguars)
Nick Folk (Bucs)
Tress Way (Redskins)
Bradley Pinion (49ers)
Drew Kaser (Chargers)
Ryan Allen (Patriots)
Ryan Succop (Titans)
Dustin Hopkins (Redskins)
Cody Parkey (Browns)
Kai Forbath (Vikings)
Matt Darr (Dolphins)
Colton Schmidt (Bills)
Randy Bullock (Bengals)
Ka’imi Fairbairn (Texans)
Ross Martin (Jets)
Kenny Allen (Ravens)
Will Monday (Chiefs)

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Chris Sailer Kicking, Vegas 30 Competition Champions

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Kicking – Derek Ng (2018, NV)
Punting – George Triplett (2018, WV)

*Derek & George will receive FREE Chris Sailer Kicking Camps for 1 Full Year!

Saturday Competition Champions

Field Goal Last Man Standing Champions

Group 1 (Classes of 2020 & 2019) – Jackson Garcia (2019, AZ)
Group 2 (Class of 2018) – Caleb Griffin (2018, IL)
Group 4 (Class of 2018/ 2017 / Junior College) – John Mayers (2018, TX)

Punt Champions (Punters Only)
Consistency – Cody Grace (2017, Australia)
Last Man Standing – Cody Grace (2017, Australia)
Head to Head – George Triplett (2018, WV)

Sunday Charting Results

Field Goal Champions:
Class of 2020: Conor Hunt (HI) & Evan Warren (MD)
Class of 2019: Tyler Shearer (TX)
Class of 2018: Cade Bader (CA) & Jonah Lipel (CA)
Class of 2017/JC: Prominence Akubuo-Onwuemeka (CA) & Andrew Rodriguez (CA)

Kickoff Champions:
Class of 2020: Sam Stephenson (CA)
Class of 2019: Carson Garrett (TX)
Class of 2018: Quentin Wallace (IL)
Class of 2017/JC: Prominence Akubuo-Onwuemeka (CA)

Punt Champions:
Class of 2020: Fabien Guillen (CA)
Class of 2019: Porter Wilson (OH)
Class of 2018: Chris Kessler (TX) & Chris Dunn (NC)
Class of 2017/Junior College: Cody Grace (Australia)

Sunday Finals Round Results

FINALS ROUND Field Goal Results – Head to Head (20 players advanced to the FINALS)

Round 1
Alejandro Lopez (NC) defeats Armaan Malhi (AZ)
Trevor Thompson (OH) defeats Milan Dezelich (IN)
Thomas Burks (TN) defeats Patrick Markwalter (GA)
Ethan Schroeder (CA) defeats Jake Veach (AZ)

Round 2
Jonah Lipel (CA) defeats Alejandro Lopez (NC)
Derek Ng (NV) defeats Hunter Malsch (NC)
Trevor Thompson (OH) defeats Wesley Wells (GA)
Tyler Shearer (TX) defeats Seth Harrison (NC)
Thomas Burks (TN) defeats Cade Bader (CA)
John Mayers (TX) defeats Matthew Brust (FL)
Clayton Stewart (TX) defeats Ethan Schroeder (CA)
Chris Dunn (NC) defeats Charles Campbell (TN)

Round 3
Derek Ng (NV) defeats Jonah Lipel (CA)
Tyler Shearer (TX) defeats Trevor Thompson (OH)
Thomas Burks (TN) defeats John Mayers (TX)
Clayton Stewart (TX) defeats Chris Dunn (NC)

Round 4
Derek Ng (NV) defeats Tyler Shearer (TX)
Clayton Stewart (TX) defeats Thomas Burks (TN)

Finals
Derek Ng (NV) defeats Clayton Stewart (TX)

FINALS ROUND Punting Results -Head to Head (12 players advanced to the FINALS)

Playoff Qualifiers, (selected by Chris Sailer Kicking Staff based on the results of the entire weekend)

Class of 2019: Charles Bein (CA), Evan Davis (NC), Ben Freehill (IL), Cade Fuller (CA), Carson Garrett (TX), Noah Grant (OH), Patrick Markwalter (GA), Jared Wheatley (NC), Porter Wilson (OH).

Class of 2018: Massimo Biscardi (PA), Gabe Boring (TN), Thomas Burks (TN), Josh Carlson (AZ), Landon Carter (TN), Drew Cassiday (OH), Ajay Culhane (CA), Cameron Dicker (TX), Chris Dunn (NC), Campbell Geddes (CA), Drew Gilbert (GA), Jake Haggard (CA), Peiyton Hilliard (WA), Lane Kast (CA), Chris Kessler (TX), Adam Krause (IL), Jace Krier (OR), Scott Lees (WA), Ryan Monkman (IL), Derek Ng (NV), Cash Peterman (AZ), Cade Pollard (TX), Juan Ramirez (AZ), Anthony Rusch (AZ), JP Rybus (CA), Nick Sciba (SC), George Triplett (WV), Jake Veach (AZ), Dylan Williams (CA), Camden Wise (VA), Chris Wood (CA), Taiten Winkel (KS), Lucas White (IN).

Class of 2017 / Junior College / Transfer: Cody Grace (Australia), Dean Smith (CA), Andrew Rodriguez (CA), Prominence Akubuo – Onwuemeka (CA), Tanner Carcama (CA), Kyle Babcock (CA).

Head to Head competition narrowed the field down to 12

Round of 12:
Cody Grace (Australia) defeats Adam Krause (IL) & Cash Peterman (AZ)
Patrick Markwalter (GA) defeats Chris Dunn (NC) & Massimo Biscardi (PA)
Gabe Boring (TN) defeats Andrew Rodriguez (CA) & Jake Haggard (CA)
George Triplett (WV) defeats Josh Carson (AZ) & Porter Wilson (OH)

Semifinals:
Patrick Markwalter (GA) defeats Cody Grace (Australia)
George Triplett (WV) defeats Gabe Boring (TN)

Finals:
George Triplett (WV)  defeats Patrick Markwalter (GA)

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2017 GA Camp Recap, Charles Campbell Shines!

The road to Vegas 30 continued with a huge camp in Atlanta, GA this past Sunday.  Specialists from over 10 states were in attendance at perhaps the most talented 2017 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp yet.  The competition for TOP 12 at Vegas 30 in just 2 weeks is going to be off the charts.  Take a look at the GA Spring Camp results.

Overall Champion
Charles Campbell (2018, TN) – The TOP 12’er put on a dominant performance.  This was easily his best showing and will vault him into D1 scholarship conversations.  He won a major field goal competition by nailing 7 straight field goals including several over 50 yards.  He hits a big time D1 ball off the ground.  He also averaged 65+ yards on kickoffs with 4.1+ hang time.  Charles is a confident kicker that thrives under pressure.  Look for Charles to pick up scholarship offers this summer.

Field Goal Champion
Thor Billstrom (2019, GA) – Thor was one of the most impressive newcomers at camp.  He is a great looking athlete with an explosive leg.  He won a major field goal competition by connecting on 6 straight field goals, including a final kick of 55 yards. His kickoffs were also solid and competitive with the best in his class. Thor has the ability to challenge for a top spot in the Class of 2019.  With continued hard work, he will be a special college kicker.

Kickoff Champion
Aaron Sears (2018, TN) – Aaron had his best performance at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp to date.  He competed well in all competitions and came out on top in the kickoff competition narrowly defeating Charles Campbell in the final.  He averaged 60+ yards with close to 4.0 second hang time.  Aaron is also a solid field goal kicker, showing that he has range over 50 yards off the ground.  He is on his way to a nice college career.

Punt Champion
Jay Bramblett (2019, AL) – Jay was strong and consistent all day long.  The talented young punter proved that he will be a top punter in this class.  He punts for great distance, averaging over 45 yards on the day.  He also hit several 50+ yard bombs.  He won several punt competitions on the day and defeated Kyle Romenick and Thomas Burks in the final to become punt champion.  Jay is a great athlete that should develop into a D1 punter.

TOP 2018 Prospect
Evan McPherson (2018, AL) – The Chris Sailer Kicking #1 Kicker in the nation, Vegas XXIX Champion, TOP 12’er and Mississippi State commit put on another stellar performance.  Although he didn’t win the camp, he once again proved his overall dominance.  Evan is one of the smoothest field goals kickers I have seen in years.  His kickoffs are D1 ready right now.  And he is also an elite punter.  Mississippi State is in for a treat.

Class of 2018 College Prospects: Evan McPherson, Charles Campbell, Matthew Brust, Thomas Burks, Antonio Zita, Gabe Boring, Cole Hanna, Mitchell Fineran, Aaron Sears, Caleb Estes, Arthur Boyzo, Jackson Spradlin, Logan Bowers, Will Dickson, Alex Hardy, Alexander Harrell, Ashton Garner, Bryce Christensen, Bryce Jones, Christopher Freibert, Collin Dempster, Daniel Brabaw, Keegan Weekley, Timmy Bleekrode, Trey Smelcer, Wesley Wells, Jacob Smith.

TOP 2019 Prospect
Will Reichard (2019, AL) – The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking Kicker was at it again in Atlanta.  Will is one of the most polished kickers to come through Chris Sailer Kicking ever.  He is extremely smooth and accurate on field goal off the ground.  He already hits a D1 without a doubt.  His kickoffs are big, averaging over 65 yards with 4.1+ hang time.  Will is also one of the coolest performers under pressure.  Will is a D1 scholarship pick right now as a sophomore.

Class of 2019 College Prospects: Will Reichard, Jay Bramblett, Michael Lantz, Thor Billstrom, Cale Nation, Patrick Markwalter, Kyle Romenick, Aaron Vardell, Ethan Chauvin, Houston Coyle, Alexander Drazic, Collin Wiles, Drew Hutson, Garrett Childers, Grayson Clark, Zach Ford, Aldemar Jimenez.

Class of 2020 College Prospects: Parker Hannon, Brock Travelstead, Hayden Olsen, Conner Middleton, James Williams, Ty Sherman, Taylor Shahan, Ben Dority, Kellan Grave de Peralta, Nicholas Bodin, Ty Sherman, David Pennebaker.

Youth Standouts: Carter Davis, Dalton McGowan, Michael Long, Hamilton DiBoyan.

The Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour continues in Los Angeles, CA (May 7). The tour ends with the largest exposure camp in the World…. Vegas 30 (May 13-14).  To be the best, train & compete with the best.  Then get ready for the biggest summer tour yet! For more stats, rankings, future camp dates, etc. visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com #TeamSailer

Competition Champions: Thor Billstrom, Jay Bramblett, Charles Campbell & Aaron Sears

 

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