Introducing the Second 20 2019 TOP 12 Camp Invitees!

Nearly 400 specialists attended Vegas XXXIV May 11-12, 2019. Talent from over 40 states and 3 countries attended the most popular camp in the world for Kickers, Punters & Long Snappers. The 34rd event in Las Vegas was a tremendous success. As always the #1 goal of all recruits in attendance is to make the prestigious exposure list known as the TOP 12. Here are just a few names that are part of this exclusive fraternity… Justin Tucker, Dan Bailey, JK Scott, Bryan Anger, Ryan Allen, Ryan Succop, Kai Forbath, Tress Way, Bradley Pinion, Logan Cooke, Randy Bullock, Ka’imi Fairbairn, Cody Parkey, Dustin Hopkins, Blair Walsh, Colby Wadman. The list goes on and on.

I am proud to announce the 2nd 20 TOP 12 Camp Invitees that will attend the TOP 12 Camp (July 15-17, 2019). *in alphabetical order.

Bert Auburn (2021, TX)
Daniel Bethel (2021, TN)
Andres Borregales (2021, FL)
Noah Burnette (2020, NC)
Tanner Cragun (2020, TX)
Fabien Guillen (2020, CA)
Conor Hunt (2020, HI)
Dante Jackson (2020, CA)
David Kemp (2021, KS)
RJ Lopez (2020, CA)
Quinn Maretzki (2020, HI)
Marshall Nichols (2021, GA)
Everett Ornstein (2020, TX)
Isaac Riffle (2020, NC)
Carson Roberts (2020, TX)
Brenden Segovia (2021, CA)
Gianni Smith (2020, CA)
Evan Warren (2020, MD)
Paxton Winders (JC, CA)
Carson Zilmer (2020, AZ)

These 20 Kickers / Punters are clearly well deserving of the honor of being selected to attend the 2019 TOP 12 Camp. They should be commended on their accomplishments. I understand that many other tremendous kicking and punting specialists in attendance were also deserving and can state their case as to why they are deserving over the first 20 selected. In the end, these choices were made based on several factors and ultimately the decision of Chris Sailer.

1st Alternates (in alphabetical order)
Ben D’aquilla (2020, CA)
Tommy Day (2021, TN)
Land Gebhard (2020, MS)
Parker Hannon (2020, GA)
CeJ Jones (2020, GA)
Reed Kieny (2020, TX)
Sergio Listo (JC, OH)
Anthony Meader (2020, CA)
Brett Money (2020, NM)
Hayden Olsen (2020, GA)
Kevin Thibodeaux (2020, OH)
*Alternates will be selected if for any reason any of the 40 selected cannot attend.

*The 5 Wild Card Selections will be made in the coming weeks. Wild Cards selections are open to ANYONE deserving.

The second 20 selected will join the first 20 selected & 5 wild cards to make up the TOP 12 Camp where all 45 will compete for TOP 12 Honors!

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2019 GA Spring Camp – Taylor Goettie Dominates!

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour is officially underway. Over the next 2 months 1000+ participants will attend Chris Sailer Kicking / Rubio Long Snapping camps in CA, TX, NC, GA, IL, WA, NJ, AZ & WA on the road to Vegas XXXIV (May 11-12). Instruction, competition, evaluation & national rankings will take place at each one of these camps. The ultimate goal is an invitation to the prestigious TOP 12 Camp that will take place in Los Angeles, CA on July 15-17.

The 2019 GA Spring Camp was absolutely loaded with talent. Nearly 200 specialists from 20+ states were in attendance ready to learn and compete. Take a look at the results…

Overall Camp ChampionTaylor Goettie (TR, GA)
Taylor continues to prove that he has what it takes to compete at any level. The transfer Punter was excellent from start to finish. He averages 45+ yards with 4.3+ hang time. He also shows the ability to hit a big time D1 ball. Taylor is an experienced and confident young man that will step in and contribute at the next level. He has 3 years to play 2.

Taylor Goettie, Champion

Field Goal ChampionHayden Olsen (2020, GA)
Hayden had his best performance at at Chris Sailer Kicking camp to date. He has been coming to camps since he was in the 6th Grade. Hayden is really starting to come into his own. He hits a great ball off the ground on field goal. On this day he went 7-7 with a long of 52 yards to win the major field goal competition. He also hit some excellent kickoffs. College football is in his future.

Kickoff ChampionCaleb Myers (2020, TN)
Caleb put on a fantastic camp. He won the major kickoff competition by hitting several balls 70+ yards with 4.0 hang time. Caleb was also dominant on field goal. He is a great looking athlete with one of the strongest legs in the nation. He is showing marked improvement from camp to camp. With this top performance, he has earned a 5-Star Chris Sailer Kicking Rating.

Top NewcomerEvan McGuire (2020, GA)
Evan stood out immediately from the start of camp and never looked back. The 6’4” lefty hits a pure ball off the ground. The ball gets up quick and he easily has 55+ yard range. His kickoffs are D1 ready right now. He averages 65+ yards with 4.0+ hang time. His best ball on the day traveled 68 yards with 4.23 hang time. Evan is also a talented Punter. He is a D1 recruit without a doubt.

Evan McGuire, Class of 2020

Class of 2019 Standouts: Taylor Goettie, Zack Nicholson, Augustin Navarro

Class of 2020 Standouts: Hayden Olsen, Caleb Myers, Evan McGuire, Brock Travelstead, Jude Kelley, Nolan McCord, Charlie Pollock, Christian Mathers, Evan Warren, Parker Hannon, Ezra King, Isaac Riffle, Jackson Kennedy, Jonmichael Elliott, Kyle Garzon, Lane Gilchrest, Luke Jenkins, Mitchell Gallucio, Nick Hill, Payton Broaddus, Richie Pekmezian, Skyler Wilson, Tanner Robbins, Ty Sherman, Wesley Pahl, Zach Grindle, Alex Romulo, Alex Hood, John Ellis Murrah, Zack Robbins, Zeke Rankin.

Class of 2021 Standouts: Kade Hensley, Tommy Day, Daniel Bethel, Marshall Nichols, Zane Smith, Connor Wood, Braeden Haynes, Dalton McGowan, Josh Lopez, Tyson Giles, Alex Papadakos, Conor Cummins, Leonardo Zuazo, Korben Waldrop, Caleb Bonesteel, David Jenrath, David Rive Vales, Pearson Bates.

Class of 2022 Standouts: Colton Boomer, Luke Brown, Trey Stephens, Will Peltz, Philip Burnett, Scott Swalley III, Walker Thorsen.

Future Stars: Harrison Brooks, Christian Silverstein, Justin Long, Guillermo Rive Vales, Owen Botts.

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour will finish up in Los Angeles, CA (Sunday May 5) & Vegas XXXIV in Las Vegas, NV (May 11-12, 2019).

Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com to register and for more information. To be the best, train and compete with the best! #TeamSailer

Did you know that 50+ K/P’s that have attended Vegas Events have now signed NFL Contracts!

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10 Benefits of attending the 2019 FBU Top Gun Camp run by Chris Sailer Kicking!

10 Benefits of attending the 2019 FBU Top Gun Camp run by Chris Sailer Kicking!

1) Chris Sailer will be present at this camp.

2) Chris Sailer will be selecting All-Americans for the 2020 All-American Bowl on NBC.

Two Class of 2020 Kickers will be selected.
Two Class of 2020 Punters will be selected.

*The All-American Bowl on NBC (Formerly the U.S. Army All-American Bowl) is an all expenses paid game that will take place in San Antonio, TX in January of 2020.

3) Chris Sailer will be selecting All-Americans for the 2020 Polynesian Bowl on CBS Sports.

Two Class of 2020 Kickers/Punters will be selected.

*The Polynesian All-American Bowl is an all expenses paid game that will take place in Honolulu, HI in January of 2020.

4) Selections for these All-American Bowl spots will be based on evaluation & competition. Every Class of 2020 Kicker & Punter in attendance will have the same opportunity to EARN selection. You will have to meet minimum requirements to qualify for finals competitions.

Field Goal: The ability to hit a D1 Level ball off the ground with range of 55+ yards.

Kickoff: The ability to hit a D1 Level ball of 70+ yards and 4.0+ hang time.

Punt: The ability to hit a D1 Level ball of 45+ yards and 4.8+ hang time.

*These numbers are not set in stone. They will be adjusted based on weather conditions and participants in attendance.

5) All-American Bowl selections are earned… not given.

Each year nearly every top Chris Sailer Kicking recruit attends the FBU Top Gun Camp. However every year, not every top Chris Sailer Kicking recruit earns an All-American Bowl spot.

Examples…

2019 All-American Bowl on NBC Selections:
Will Powers (USC Preferred Walk-On commit) earned an All-American Bowl on NBC spot as a punter. He was not a highly ranked Chris Sailer Kicking Punter headed into competition. However he stepped his game up and earned his way to All-American status by dominating evaluation periods and ultimately defeating long time Chris Sailer Kicking Punter Austin McNamara (#2 ranked punter in the nation & Texas Tech full scholarship commit) in the final competition.

Alex Felkins (Columbia commit) earned an All-American Bowl on NBC spot as a Kicker. He was ranked outside the top 10 in America heading into camp. However, he stepped up and defeated kickers that were ranked higher (Tim Horn – Washington commit, Camden Lewis – Oregon commit, Noah Rauschenberg – Baylor commit, Patrick Nations – East Carolina commit, Evan Davis – Toledo commit to name a few).

Previous U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection:
Drue Chrisman (Ohio State) earned a U.S. Army All-American spot at his very first Chris Sailer Kicking camp.

Barrett Pickering (Nebraska) nearly earned an U.S. Army All-American spot at his very first Chris Sailer Kicking camp. He was defeated during the final head to head competition by eventual champions B.T. Potter & Charles Campbell.

Marshall Long (Georgia) earned a U.S. Army All-American spot. He camp into camp ranked outside of the Top 10 and defeated several FBS full scholarship commits.

Charles Campbell (Indiana) earned a U.S. Army All-American spot. He camp into as a major underdog and defeated several FBS full scholarship commits.

The list goes on and on….

6) Every player in attendance (Classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 & Future Stars) will be ranked by Chris Sailer on ChrisSailerKicking.com. Chris Sailer Kicking has been the #1 authority on ranking and evaluating high school specialists since 2000. Being ranked with Chris Sailer Kicking is a major advantage in recruiting for ALL LEVELS (D1 – FBS & FCS, D2, D3 & NAIA). Chris Sailer ranks athletes at EVERY CAMP!

7) Experience, Experience, Experience!!! Competing for a spot for 2 of the 3 major All-American Bowls is a privilege and honor. Winning selection is fantastic, however it is not the most important factor. The opportunity to compete against the best specialists in America will prepare you for what it takes to be a specialist at the college level. The experience you gain from competing at the highest level will be recognized by college coaches and will serve as a huge resume builder (Participant in the prestigious 2019 FBU Top Gun Camp).

*If you are not a D1 Level Kicker, yes it will be difficult to earn an All-American Bowl spot. However, the experience gained will not only be enjoyable, but will pay off big time down the road.

8) Social Gains. This is not only an opportunity on the field, it is a major opportunity off the field. You will meet and interact with the very best Kickers, Punters & Long Snappers in America. The specialist world is a tight knit community. Although competitive, it is also a ton of fun. The relationships that you build in this community will last well beyond football. Top Gun is a fantastic social environment for players and families.

9) Chris Sailer WILL know your name.

I have run hundreds upon hundreds of kicking camps. If I have 10 K/P’s at a lesson, 50 K/P’s at a small camp, 100 K/P’s at a large camp or 400 K/P’s at national events… I will know everyone by name by the time the camp is over. The focus is never just on the top performers in attendance, the focus is on ALL athletes in attendance. My goal has always been to help all Chris Sailer Kicking athletes use sports to earn a college degree.

“The most impressive part of your camps is your ability to know each player by name. I don’t know how you do it. It is obvious that you put the time and effort into caring about each individual student. I thank you for making your camps an incredible experience for all in attendance. There is no doubt you are the best in the business” – Parent of a Chris Sailer Kicking student in the Class of 2022

10) Instruction. Instruction is the cornerstone of every Chris Sailer Kicking camp since 2000. Chris Sailer Kicking will ALWAYS provide instruction at every Chris Sailer Kicking no matter what.

There is a reason why Chris Sailer and Chris Sailer Kicking have earned the right and inked the partnerships to select the All-Americans for 2 of the 3 major high school All-American Bowls. Expect professionalism and a top notch quality camp from top to bottom. See you in Rock Hill, SC on July 11-12, 2019.

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Which Camps Should I Attend In The Summer Of 2019?

Class of 2020

If you want to play college football, this summer should be dedicated to your craft and college recruitment. Parents, plan your vacation around camps and visits.

I recommend 3-4 Chris Sailer Kicking Camps for the summer of 2019.

Chris Sailer Kicking 1-Day Summer Camps
Los Angeles, CA – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Chicago, IL – July 8
Newark, NJ – July 21
Charlotte, NC – July 27
Atlanta, GA – July 28
San Francisco, CA – July 28

*Attend 2 of these camps. 1 in your regional area and 1 in a different region of the United States.
Why? Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking

Top Gun (FBU)
Where: Rock Hill, SC
When: July 11-12
Why: Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking
Additional Benefits: 2 Class of 2020 Kickers & 2 Class of 2020 Punters will be selected by Chris Sailer to play in the All-American Bowl on NBC game in San Antonio, TX (All-Expenses Paid), 2-4 Class of 2020 K/P’s will be selected by Chris Sailer to play in the Polynesian All-American Game in Oahu, HI (All-Expenses Paid)

Chris Sailer Kicking – TOP 12 Invitation Only Camp
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: July 15-17
Why: If your invited to this camp by Chris Sailer, it is an absolute must attend. This camp is only for the very best 45 Kickers / Punters in America. Players are selected at the Las Vegas Events (January & May) + 5 Wild Cards.

I recommend 3-5 College Camps for the summer of 2019
Where: College Campus
When: Most take place in June, a few take place in July
Why: Make no mistake about it, these are tryouts for each individual college. We recommend only 3-5 camps to ensure peak performance and to avoid injury from overuse. You will be evaluated and judged based on your “worst performance”. College coaches speak and the word spreads. By allowing proper time for rest and travel you should be able to dominate the 3-5 camps that you choose to attend. If you do well at ALL of them, you will quickly become a hot commodity.

Class of 2021

I recommend 2-3 Chris Sailer Kicking Camps for the summer of 2019.

Chris Sailer Kicking 1-Day Summer Camp
Los Angeles, CA – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Chicago, IL – July 8
Newark, NJ – July 21
Charlotte, NC – July 27
Atlanta, GA – July 28
San Francisco, CA – July 28

*Attend 1-2 of these camps. Attend the regional camp in your area and consider attending a regional camp in a different region of the country to begin to gain experience.
Why? Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking

Chris Sailer Kicking 2019 Underclassmen Invitational
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: July 18-19
Why: If you are invited to this camp by Chris Sailer, this is a MUST attend. This is will end up being THE most important Chris Sailer Kicking camp that you attend during your high school years. You will be attending with national prospects & the families of national prospects from around the United States. You will meet lifelong friends that you will compete against and lean upon for many years to come. Parents, you will meet other parents that you will build lifelong friendships with and will also lean on during the recruiting process. Education, Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking. PLUS the social aspect of this camp is phenomenal. This camp will set you up for years to come.

Class of 2022

I recommend 2-3 Chris Sailer Kicking Camps for the summer of 2019.

Chris Sailer Kicking 1-Day Summer Camp
Los Angeles, CA – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Chicago, IL – July 8
Newark, NJ – July 21
Charlotte, NC – July 27
Atlanta, GA – July 28
San Francisco, CA – July 28

*Attend 1-2 of these camps. Attend the regional camp in your area and consider attending a regional camp in a different region of the country to begin to gain experience.
Why? Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking

Chris Sailer Kicking 2019 Underclassmen Invitational
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: July 18-19
Why: If you are invited to this camp by Chris Sailer, this is a MUST attend. This is will end up being THE most important Chris Sailer Kicking camp that you attend during your high school years. You will be attending with national prospects & the families of national prospects from around the United States. You will meet lifelong friends that you will compete against and lean upon for many years to come. Parents, you will meet other parents that you will build lifelong friendships with and will also lean on during the recruiting process. Education, Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking. PLUS the social aspect of this camp is phenomenal. This camp will set you up for years to come.

Class of 2023

I recommend 3 Chris Sailer Kicking Camp for the summer of 2019.

Chris Sailer Kicking 1-Day Summer Camp
Los Angeles, CA – June 27
Dallas, TX – June 29
Chicago, IL – July 8
Newark, NJ – July 21
Charlotte, NC – July 27
Atlanta, GA – July 28
San Francisco, CA – July 28

*Attend 1 of these camps. Attend the regional camp in your area of the county.
Why? Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking

Top Gun (FBU)
Where: Rock Hill, SC
When: July 11-12
Why: Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking
Additional Benefits: 2 K/P’s will be selected by Chris Sailer to play in the FBU Adidas Freshman All-American Game in Naples, FL.

Top Gun (FBU)
Where: Rock Hill, SC
When: July 11-12
Why: Instruction, Competition, Evaluation & National Rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking
Additional Benefits: 2 K/P’s will be selected by Chris Sailer to play in the FBU Adidas Freshman All-American Game in Naples, FL.

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Explanation of Chris Sailer Kicking Camps

There are so many options out there that it can become confusing. After 19 years in the business, I know the value of great instruction, the value of education, and perhaps most importantly, the value of exposure. I make choices each year to offer our clients the best possible options to achieve success. Chris Sailer Kicking remains #1 in the business for that reason. High school coaches, college coaches and NFL coaches trust in Chris Sailer Kicking. The proof is in the results.

Las Vegas, TOP 12, All-American Bowl on NBC, Polynesian All-American Bowl on CBS, Underclassman Invitational, Fall / Spring / Summer 1-Day Regional Camps, FBU Youth All-American Games, Australian Scout Camps, College Training Camp & NFL Training Camps, NFL Combines, etc. Many have tried to copy the model that Chris Sailer Kicking has created, but there is a reason why we are #1 in the World. Experience, real relationships with everyone that matters in this business & the best instruction available across the world. If you want to make it as a kicker or punter… welcome to Chris Sailer Kicking.

January
Las Vegas Prep Camp (One week prior to Vegas Event in Los Angeles)
Las Vegas – Annual National Kicking & Snapping Event

February – April
1-Day Spring Regional Camps (Southern CA, Northern CA, TX, IL, NC, GA, NJ, AZ, WA

May
Las Vegas Prep Camp (One week prior to Vegas Event in Los Angeles)
Las Vegas – Annual Spring National Kicking & Snapping Event

June – July
1-Day Summer Regional Camps (Southern CA, Northern CA, TX, IL, NC, GA, NJ, AZ, WA)
Underclassmen Invitational (Los Angeles, CA)
TOP 12 Invitational (Los Angeles, CA)
TOP GUN (FBU) Invitational Camp (Rock Hill, SC)
College Camps (Sophomores attend 1 College Camp for experience & Juniors attend 3-5 College Camps ***These are tryouts.)

August
Season

September – December
1-Day Fall Camps Regional Camps (Southern CA, Northern CA, TX, IL, NC, GA, NJ, AZ, WA)

Description of Camps:
1-Day Fall, Spring & Summer Regional Camps: These are a 1-Day Camps. Camp includes instruction, video analysis, competition, evaluation and national rankings with Chris Sailer Kicking. These are our most popular all around camps. Camps run from 8:30 – 5:00. Registration is open to ALL. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. There is great value for all ages and skill levels.

Las Vegas Prep Camps: These are a 1-Day Camps. These camps are designed to help prepare you for Las Vegas. You DO NOT have to attend the Vegas Events to attend these camps. They are a great experience either way. Camp includes instruction, competition, evaluation and national rankings. Camps run from 8:30 – 4:00. Registration is open to ALL. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. There is great value for all ages and skill levels.

Las Vegas Events: These are a 2-Day Camps. Both January & May are set up exactly the same way. Both are equally important. If you want to be the best, attend both. These are THE MOST IMPORTANT camps of the year. Camp includes instruction, competition, evaluation and national rankings. The Vegas Events off the the ultimate exposure. The Las Vegas Events are where kickers and punters are selected to attend the TOP 12 Invitation only camp. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. There is great value for all ages and skill levels.

Arrive Friday. January Event ends at 6:00 PM on Sunday. May Event ends at 3:30 PM on Sunday. Open to 8th Graders, Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Junior College and 4-Year Transfers. The TOP 12 will be selected from both events (20 in January & 20 in May).

Underclassmen Invitational Camp: This is a 2-Day Camp. Open to Sophomores, Freshman, 8th Graders, 7th Graders and sometimes 6th Graders. This camp is designed for both the specialists & THEIR PARENTS. Camp time is spent equally on the filed and in the classroom. This camp will educate you for years to come from A-Z when it comes to the world of kicking and punting. Camp includes instruction, competition, classroom seminars, evaluation and national rankings. This is an Invite Only camp. You will receive an invitation directly from Chris Sailer. The camp is held in Los Angeles, CA.

The TOP 12 Camp: This is a 2-Day Camp. This is an Invite Only Camp. The only way to get invited to this camp is to attend the Las Vegas Events. January = 20 Kickers/Punters will be selected. May = 20 additional Kickers/Punters will be selected. This camp is the best of the best. There is no other camp like this one. The TOP 12 will be selected on site during camp. This camp should be your #1 goal! Camp is held in Los Angeles, CA.

College Camps: These are 1-Day Camps. These camps are run by the Universities and University coaching staffs. These camps should be seen as tryouts. This is your opportunity to be seen by the particular colleges that you select. Register for these camps through the University.

FBU TOP GUN: This is a 2-Day Camp. You must be invited by Chris Sailer. The specialists for the All-American Bowl on NBC sports (San Antonio, TX), the Polynesian All-American Bowl on CBS Sports (Oahu, HI) and the FBU Freshman All-American Bowl (Naples, FL) will be selected at this camp. Chris Sailer Kicking is an official partner of FBU, The All-American Bowl on NBC Sports, the Polynesian All-American Bowl on CBS Sports & The FBU Freshman All-America Bowl. Camps include: Exposure through FBU, the opportunity to be considered for these prestigious Bowl Games, instruction, video analysis, evaluation and national rankings. You register for this camps by calling FBU directly.

Notes:
I recommend attending the TOP GUN Camp every year. The All-American Bowl on NBC Sports, the Polynesian Bowl on CBS Sports, & FBU Freshman All-American Bowl participants are selected by me at this camp.

When prioritizing camps, Vegas Events should always come first.

All camps offer instruction, competition, evaluation and national rankings.

Highlight videos are available at the 1-Day Regional Camps, Las Vegas Events and Invite Camps.

Every camp has SOLD OUT for the past 14 years. Register early.

This might seem like we are asking a lot of you. You are right, we are. An opportunity to play college football or perhaps in the NFL is HUGE. We will give you that opportunity. The harder you work, the more time you invest, the reality of reaching your goals will come true. It is very competitive out there. Those who work the hardest and understand the process stay one step ahead of the game. See you at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp soon!

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2019 IL Spring Camp Recap – Listo is The Champion

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour is officially underway. Over the next 2 months 1000+ participants will attend Chris Sailer Kicking / Rubio Long Snapping camps in CA, TX, NC, GA, IL, WA, NJ, AZ & WA on the road to Vegas XXXIV (May 11-12). Instruction, competition, evaluation & national rankings will take place at each one of these camps. The ultimate goal is an invitation to the prestigious TOP 12 Camp that will take place in Los Angeles, CA on July 15-17.

The Road to Vegas XXXIV continued in Chicago, IL on Sunday April 14th. The most talented specialists in the Midwest were in attendance battling it out in snowy conditions. Take a look at the results…

Overall ChampionSergio Listo (2020, JC)
Sergio was outstanding on field goal on this day. He connected on 12-13 field goals to become the field goal champion. Sergio gets the ball up well and easily has 50+ yard range. He is developing into a top junior college kicking prospect for the upcoming season. The tools are all there to take his game to the next level.

Sergio List, Junior College Prospect

Punt ChampionHunter Renner (2020, IN)
Hunter won his third consecutive Chris Sailer Kicking IL Punting Championship. He did an outstanding job punting the football in poor conditions. He easily averages 40+ yards with 4.4+ hang time. He is one of the most consistent performers in the country that continues to prove he is a D1 level recruit. Look for Hunter to have a big 2019 off season impressing college coaches around America.

Class of 2019 Standouts: Will Ross, Ben Packer, Jake Martin, Connor Seely

Class of 2020 Standouts: Sergio Listo (JC), Hunter Renner, Jack Olsen, JJ Wadas, Cameron Shirkey, Kevin Thibodeaux, Marshall Meeder, Caleb Krockover, Jacob Lewis, Julian Lee, Morgan Williamson, Nathan Whiting, Sam Harmeyer, Elias Sewell, Peyton Benes, Riley Moore, Trey Newland

Jack Olsen is a sure fire D1 scholarship pick!

Class of 2021 Standouts: Ivan Shuran, Matthew Farnsworth, Tyler Rosselli, Arlind Bengu, Bryce Morris, Ezra Stein, Mark Holder, Teagen Lenderink, Trace Hrgich

Class of 2022 Standouts: Hayden Horn, Leo Low, Ryan O’Grady, Peter Frame, Collin May, Aidan Weever, Aleks Maric-Munster

Future Star: Leo Capparelli

Leo Capparelli is developing well!

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour will continue in Atlanta, GA (Sunday April 28) & Vegas XXXIV in Las Vegas, NV (May 11-12, 2019).

Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com to register and for more information. To be the best, train and compete with the best! #TeamSailer

Vegas XXXIV is less than a month away!

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2019 TX Spring Camp Recap – Joseph McFadden Comes Out On Top!

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour is officially underway. Over the next 2 months 1000+ participants will attend Chris Sailer Kicking / Rubio Long Snapping camps in CA, TX, NC, GA, IL, WA, NJ, AZ & WA on the road to Vegas XXXIV (May 11-12). Instruction, competition, evaluation & national rankings will take place at each one of these camps. The ultimate goal is an invitation to the prestigious TOP 12 Camp that will take place in Los Angeles, CA on July 15-17.

The Road to Vegas XXXIV continued April 7th with a stop in Dallas, TX. Dallas, the state of Texas and the southern region of the country always produce incredible talent. From Justin Tucker, to Dan Bailey, to Randy Bullock… Who will be next? Take a look at a few hopefuls. Here are the results.

The 2019 TX Spring Camp was loaded with talent!

Overall Camp ChampionJoseph McFadden (2021, TX)
The long time Chris Sailer Kicking kicker continues to prove that he is an absolute standout. He went 8-8 with a long of 55 yards to win a major field goal competition. He hits a big time D1 ball off the ground. His ball gets up quick and he has 60+ yard range. His kickoffs are strong. Joseph averages 65+ yards with 4.0+ hang time. He is also a very capable punter. This 5-Star Kicker is a sure fire D1 Scholarship Pick. OFFER NOW!!!

Field Goal ChampionNathan Ellisor (2021, TX)
Nathan had his best performance at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp yet. He is a phenomenal athlete that is really starting to come into his own as a Kicker. Nathan won a major field goal competition by going a remarkable 9-9, including 4 field goals of 50+ yards. His kickoffs are strong, near the top of his class. Nathan continues to elevate his game and is beginning to cement himself among the elite in America. Big things ahead… stay tuned.

Kickoff ChampionDavid Kemp (2021, KS)
David recently became a Chris Sailer Kicking 5-Star Kicker with his huge performance at Vegas XXXIII in January. He was equally impressive in Dallas. David has been attempting CSK Camps since his 8th grade year. He is mentally and physically strong and mature beyond his years. He won the kickoff competition by averaging 65+ yards, with 4.0+ hang time. His best ball measured 72 yards with 4.05 second hang time. He is ready for whatever challenge comes his way.

Punt ChampionReis Vernon (2020, OK)
Reis is quickly becoming one of the most decorated punters in Chris Sailer Kicking history. He was a national champion kicker and punter at the 2018 Underclassmen Invitational. He followed that up by winning another championship (Punting) on the biggest stage at Vegas XXXIII this past January. On this day he won the major punting competition by averaging 45+ yards, with 4.5+ second hang time. Reis is also a D1 talent as a kicker. He competed extremely well at every position in Dallas. He is a major D1 recruit… OFFER NOW!!!

Ellisor, Vernon, McFadden & Kemp

Class of 2019/JC Standouts: Gino Garcia, Daniel Esparza, Jared DeFelice.

Class of 2020 Standouts: Reis Vernon, Tabor Allen, Tanner Cragun, Carson Roberts, Connor Wallace, Aidan Clark, Aidan Schiefer, Arturo Ramirez, Carlos Villagomez, JC Smith, John Hoyland, Nico Ledesma, Rich McDermott, Anthony Raya, Connor Crookham, Evanston, Garneau, Huxley Richardson, Riley Nuzzo, Marco Rodriguez, Victor Robles, Wesley Winters.

Class of 2021 Standouts: Joseph McFadden, David Kemp, Nathan Ellisor, Bert Auburn, Aaron Wagaman, Matthew Eich, Francisco Castillo, Ethan Spearman, Ty Reid, Joshua Levin, Brandon Garcia, Colton Batten, Joshua McCormick, Sergio Rubio.

Class of 2022 Standouts: Carter Brown, Markus Merkelbach, Bradyn Ritchie, Brynden Southworth, Upton Bellenfant, Brody McNew, Michael James.

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour will continue Chicago, IL (Sunday April 14), Atlanta, GA (Sunday April 28) & Vegas XXXIV in Las Vegas, NV (May 11-12, 2019).

Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com to register and for more information. To be the best, train and compete with the best! #TeamSailer

To be the best, train & compete with the best! #TeamSailer

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2019 NC Spring Camp Recap – Cloninger Dominates

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour is officially underway. Over the next 2 months 1000+ participants will attend Chris Sailer Kicking / Rubio Long Snapping camps in CA, TX, NC, GA, IL, WA, NJ, AZ & WA on the road to Vegas XXXIV (May 11-12). Instruction, competition, evaluation & national rankings will take place at each one of these camps. The ultimate goal is an invitation to the prestigious TOP 12 Camp that will take place in Los Angeles, CA on July 15-17.

Charlotte, NC once again did not disappoint. The talent was tremendous. Take a look at the results…

Overall ChampionHolt Cloninger (2020, NC)
The 2-Time TOP 12 Camp Invitee proves each time that we see him that he is a top national kicking prospect. He is absolutely nails on field goal. Holt hits a pure ball off the ground and has 60+ yard range. On this day he won the last man standing competition by going 7-7 with a long of 57 yards. He thrives under pressure and hardly every missed a kick. He is also outstanding on kickoffs. Holt has all the tools to be a dominating D1 kicker. OFFER NOW!!!

Holt Cloninger is a 2-Time TOP 12 Camp Invitee!

Field Goal Champion – Will Ross (2019, SC)
Will had an impressive performance for his his first Chris Sailer Kicking camp. He is a great looking athlete with excellent natural ability. He won the field goal competition by going 7-7 with a long of 55 yards. He averages 60+ on Kickoff with 3.8+ hang time. Will is also a talented punter. He can compete in all 3 skills at any college level without a doubt. I really like his upside. Will is a strong combo prospect.

Kickoff Champion – Noah Burnette (2020, NC)
The long time Chris Sailer Kicker has his strongest performance to date. He is really beginning to come into his own. Noah won the Kickoff competition by averaging 70+ yards with 3.9+ hang time. His best ball measured 73 yards, with .4.05 hang time. Noah also finished 2nd place to Cloninger and Russ in the 2 major field goal competitions. He hits a D1 level ball and excels under pressure. Noah is a D1 prospect without a doubt. He will easily challenge for a TOP 12 at Vegas XXXIV in May.

Punt ChampionCollin Smith (2019, NC)
Collin pulled off one of the most difficult tasks as he became the back-to back NC Punt Champion. He averages 40+ yards, with 4.4+ hang time and is one of the more consistent punters in America. His best ball on the day measured 55 yards, with 4.85 hang time. Collin is also a D1 level kicker. He hits a pure ball on Field Goal and has 55+ yard range. He drives his Kickoffs deep in the end zone with 3.8+ hang time. Collin is a big time sleeper in this class. He is a going to be a great addition to any college football program.

NC Competition Champions: Holt Cloninger, Will Ross, Noah Burnette & Collin Smith

Class of 2019 Standouts: Collin Smith, Will Ross, Jack Pawloski (Transfer), Devin Baldwin, Tyler Larco.

Class of 2020 Standouts: Holt Cloninger, Noah Burnette, Cameron Shirkey, Sam Massick, Graham Gotlieb, Avery Musick, Cej Jones, Mitchell Gallucio, Jonmichael Eilliott, Christian Mather, Cody Hazelton, Grant Coash, Noah Williams.

Class of 2021 Standouts: Ivan Shuran, Will Fowler, Bailey Owens, Trevor Moss, Hunter Crute, Cooper Allen, Matthew Wilderson, Wyatt Williams.

Class of 2022 Standouts: Matthew Moonan, Will Peltz, Ian Gomez, Anthony Franson, Zane Davis, Kelser Atkinson, Leo Low.

Future Stars: Matthew Verdiell, Leo Capparelli.

The 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour will continue in Seattle, WA (Sunday March 17), Waldwick, NJ (Sunday March 24), San Francisco, CA (Sunday March 24), Phoenix, AZ (Sunday March 31), Polynesian Bowl Combine in Las Vegas, NV (Sunday March 31), Dallas, TX (Sunday April 7), Chicago, IL (Sunday April 14), Atlanta, GA (Sunday April 28) & Vegas XXXIV in Las Vegas, NV (May 11-12, 2019).

Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com to register and for more information. To be the best, train and compete with the best! #TeamSailer

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So You Didn’t Make TOP 12, What Now?

For the past few weeks, you have been waiting anxiously to see if you were going to be selected to the TOP 12 Camp. When the first 20 selections were announced, 20 kickers / punters were ecstatic. Hundreds of others were upset, frustrated, angry, etc…. rightfully so. As athletes and competitors the desire to succeed should run deep.

Couple ways to look at it….

You can be upset with me for not selecting you. You can be upset with yourself for not performing when it counted. You can even find a way to blame others, but, it is ultimately on you. The only thing you can control is how hard and smart you work. Everyone in Vegas is competing for the same spots. Don’t let anybody outwork you and you will see different results.

You need to use this as motivation to make sure you perform better. This is all up to you. The choice is yours.If you are a Kicker / Punter that strives to be the best, you want to be at that TOP 12 camp this summer. Any single athlete that has been there (scholarship Kickers / Punters, All-Americans, NFL players) will tell you it is, by far, the best camp they have ever been to in their life. What you need to do is get back on the horse. Work smarter and harder. Your opportunity is waiting for you in Las Vegas. VEGAS XXXIV

At Vegas XXXIV, I will choose 20 additional TOP 12 Camp Invitees.  They will join the first 20 selected at the Invite Only TOP 12 Camp this summer.   This is a true invite only camp. I do NOT just hand out invites to get people to come to it. That would give me no credibility. I choose the best because they are the best. They will represent the TOP 12 and Chris Sailer Kicking forever.

Are you one of them? Time to decide. Prove to me, and the rest of the world, that you belong.

Or don’t. THE CHOICE IS YOURS…..

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Introducing the First 20 2019 TOP 12 Camp Invitees!

Well over 500 specialists attended Vegas XXXIII January 19-20, 2019. Talent from over 40 states and 3 countries attended the most popular camp in the world for Kickers, Punters & Long Snappers. The 33rd event in Las Vegas was a tremendous success. As always the #1 goal of all recruits in attendance is to make the prestigious exposure list known as the TOP 12. Here are just a few names that are part of this exclusive fraternity… Justin Tucker, Dan Bailey, JK Scott, Bryan Anger, Ryan Allen, Ryan Succop, Kai Forbath, Tress Way, Bradley Pinion, Logan Cooke, Randy Bullock, Ka’imi Fairbairn, Cody Parkey, Dustin Hopkins, Blair Walsh, Colby Wadman. The list goes on and on.

I am proud to announce the 1st 20 TOP 12 Camp Invitees that will attend the TOP 12 Camp (July 15-17, 2019). *in alphabetical order

Tabor Allen (2020, TX)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion, hit a 75 yard 4.04 kickoff Saturday.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Camp Accomplishments: 2017 Underclassmen Invitational Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion, 2017 Underclassmen Invitational Class of 2020 Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion, 2018 TX Summer Camp Kickoff Champion, 2018 TX Summer Camp Overall Champion.

Triston Brown (JC, CA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Saturday Last Man Standing Punting Champion, Junior College/Transfer Punting Champion, Punt Competition Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Camp Accomplishments: Hit multiple 5.0+ hang time punts at the 2018 CA Fall Camp.

Josh Bryan (2021, CA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Finished 3rd in the Kickoff Competition. Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ kickoffs Saturday. Hits one of the cleanest balls off the ground on field goal and gets more height on his ball than anyone in the country.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Camp Accomplishments: 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2021 Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2021 Kickoff Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2021 Punt Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXII Class of 2021 Kickoff Champion, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Class of 2021 Punt Champion, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Field Goal Finalist, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Overall Field Goal Champion, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee.

Tommy Christakos (2020, AZ)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ kickoffs Saturday, Nailed a 53 yard pressure field goal to earn TOP 12 Spot, Finished 7th Kickoff Competition, Finished 5th Field Goal Competition, Field Goal Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Was a star at youth camps. Currently holds scholarship offers from: Offers: Arizona, Arizona State, CAL, Iowa State, Utah, Memphis, San Diego State, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Air Force, Northern Arizona, Southern Utah.

Holt Cloninger (2020, NC)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Saturday Group 2 (Class of 2020) Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion, Finished 10th Kickoff Competition.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2017 Vegas XXIX Class of 2020 Field Goal Champion, 2017 Vegas XXIX Class of 2020 Punt Champion, 2017 NC Summer Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXII Punt Finalist, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 TOP 12 Day 1 Class of 2020 Field Goal Champion, 2018 TOP 12 Day 1 Field Goal Champion.

Clay D’amico (JC, CA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, Hits one of the cleanest field goals in the nation.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 Vegas XXXI Field Goal Finalist, 2018 Vegas XXXI Punt Finalist, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Day 1 Field Goal Champion, 2018 TOP 12 Selection.

Ronan Donnelly (2020, CA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ kickoffs Saturday, Hit a 66, 3.89 Kickoff Sunday, Hits one of the cleanest field goals off the ground in America.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 CA Spring Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXII Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXII Field Goal Finalist, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion.

Kade Hensley (2021, TN)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: National Kicking Champion, Class of 2021 Field Goal Champion, Field Goal Finalist, Punt Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Tremendous performance at the 2018 GA Fall Camp.

Jude Kelley (2020, GA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Finished 13th Kickoff Competition, Finished 16th Punt Competition, Finished 5th Field Goal Competition, Field Goal Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 Vegas XXXII Field Goal Finalist, 2018 GA Fall Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 GA Fall Camp Overall Champion.

Race Mahlum (2020, CA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, Finished 5th Field Goal Competition, Field Goal Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 Vegas XXXII Class of 2020 Punt Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXII Punt Finalist, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion.

John McConnell (2021, WV)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Saturday Group 1 (Class of 2021) Field Goal Last Man Standing Competition Champion, Finished 4th Kickoff Competition, Class of 2021 Punt Champion, Punt Finalist (Final 4).

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Tremendous performance at the 2018 NC Summer Camp earning him the #1 Punting Ranking in the nation.

Jack Olsen (2020, IL)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, 2nd Place Kickoff Competition, 9th Place Punting Competition, Punt Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 IL Summer Camp Kickoff Champion, 2019 Chris Sailer Kicking 3rd Team All-American, Holds scholarship offers from: Miami (OH), Illinois State.

Sam Rayborn (2020, AL)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit Multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, 4th Place Kickoff Competition, Class of 2020 Punt Champion, Punt Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Tremendous performance at GA Fall Camp earning him top 10 national ranking as a Kicker & Punter.

Jake Seibert (2020, OH)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, Scored a 10 on Field Goal, Hits the biggest ball on Field Goal off the ground in the Class of 2020.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: #1 Kicker in the nation. 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 TOP 12 Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion, 2018 TOP 12 Selection.

Matthew Shipley (2020, GA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: 5th Place Punting Competition, Punt Finalist, Hit a 4.9 Punt Saturday, Hit the biggest kickoff (Class of 2020) of the day Saturday 70+ 4.26, Hits one of the best D1 balls off the ground on Field Goal in America.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Tremendous performance at the 2018 TX Fall Camp earning him top national Kicking & Punting rankings.

Cameron Shirkey (2020, OH)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Hit several 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, Hit a 68 yard 3.84 Kickoff Sunday, Hits one of the cleanest ball off the ground on Field Goal in the nation.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2017 NC Spring Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 IL Fall Camp Kickoff Champion, 2018 IL Fall Camp Overall Champion.Brock Travelstead (2020, GA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Saturday Group 4 (Class of 2020) Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion, 8th Place Kickoff Competition, 7th Place Punting Competition, 5th Place Field Goal Competition, Field Goal Finalist, Punt Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: Selected by Chris Sailer Kicking for the 2016 Class of 2020 FBU All-American Game, 2015 FBU Atlanta Youth MVP, 2016 Chris Sailer Kicking Most Improved Award (Class of 2020), 2017 Vegas XXIX Class of 2020 Kickoff Champion, 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking 1st Team All-American, Hold Scholarship offers from: South Alabama, Tennessee Chattanooga.

Reis Vernon (2020, OK)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: National Punting Champion, 3rd Place Punting Competition, Punt Finalist.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Day 1 Field Goal Champion, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Day 1 Punt Champion, 2018 Underclassmen Invitational Overall Punt Champion.

JJ Wadas (2020, IN)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Nailed a 53 yard pressure field goal to earn TOP 12 Spot, Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday, Finished 16th Kickoff Competition, Hit 67 Yard 4.03 Kickoff Sunday.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2017 Vegas XXIX Class of 2020 Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2020 Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Field Goal Finalist, 2018 IL Fall Camp Field Goal Champion.

James Williams (2020, GA)

Vegas XXXIII Accomplishments: Class of 2020 Punt Champion, Punt Finalist (Final 4), Hit multiple 70+ 4.0+ Kickoffs Saturday.

Past Chris Sailer Kicking Accomplishments: 2017 GA Summer Camp Field Goal Champion, 2017 GA Summer Camp Overall Champion, 2017 Underclassmen Invitational Punt Finalist, 2017 GA Fall Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2020 Field Goal Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Field Goal Finalist, 2018 Vegas XXXI Class of 2020 Punt Champion, 2018 Vegas XXXI Punt Finalist, 2018 TOP 12 Camp Invitee, 2018 GA Summer Camp Field Goal Champion, 2018 GA Summer Camp Overall Champion.These 20 Kickers / Punters are clearly well deserving of the honor of being selected to attend the 2019 TOP 12 Camp. They should be commended on their accomplishments. I understand that many other tremendous kicking and punting specialists in attendance were also deserving and can state their case as to why they are deserving over the first 20 selected. In the end, as always explained, these choices were made based on several factors and ultimately the decision of Chris Sailer.

Are you disappointed that you weren’t selected? There are two ways to go about it. You can either 1). Complain, quit and blame others for the decision, or 2). Continue to work harder than ever getting ready for Vegas XXXIV (May 11-12, 2019) and prove that you belong among the elite. Chris Sailer Kicking will select 20 more Kickers / Punters to attend the TOP 12 Camp at Vegas XXXIII. See you soon at the greatest camp on earth…. Vegas.

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