2014 Preseason Chris Sailer Award Watch List

Take a look at the 2014 Preseason Chris Sailer Award Placekicker Watch List!

A Watch List of 15 Placekickers will be announced each year before the high school football season begins. The players on the Watch List were selected based on statistics from the 2013 season and 2014 season expectations.  The eventual winner does NOT have to be on the Watch List to win the awards.

Chris Sailer Award Placekicker Watch List: (In Alphabetical Order):

Rodrigo Blanenship (SR, GA)
US Army All-American

Blanton Creque (SR, KY)
“TOP 12” Field Goal Champion

Connor Crow (SR, TX)
“TOP 12” Kickoff Champion

Andrew David (SR, MI)
Michigan Commit

Cole Fisher (SR, GA)
Smooth, accurate and reliable placekicker

Jack Gonsoulin (SR, LA)
“TOP 12” best overall performer

Ben Kreitenberg (SR, CA)
Ready to set multiple CA and national records

Sage Ledbetter (JR, AL)
2013 Sailer Award Semifinalist

Bennett Moehring (SR, AR)
Top national placekicker primed for a huge season

Spencer Pettit (SR, WA)
FBU Seattle Champion/MVP

Kevin Robledo (SR, CA)
2012 Sailer Award Finalist, US Army All-American

Ryan Rodriguez (SR, TX)
2013 Sailer Award Semifinalist

Austin Seibert (SR, IL)
Oklahoma Commit

Skyler Southam (JR, UT)
BYU Commit

Justin Yoon (SR, MA)
Notre Dame Commit

The Chris Sailer Award recognizes the top high school Placekicker of the Year.

Semi-Finalists will be announced in early November.  The 3 Finalists will be announced in December. The Winner will be announced on January 16, 2015 at the Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas, NV.

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Chris Sailer Kicking – May & June Recap!

Chris Sailer Kicking had perhaps the busiest two months in the history of the business during the months of May & June 2014.  During that time we traveled the country and trained and evaluated nearly 2,000 specialists.  There have been scholarships offered, college commitments made & huge ranking changes.  Take a look at the highlights.

May 2-3 – FBU San Diego
High School MVP’s: Brandon Hong (2015), Andrew Rodriguez (2016) & Brandon Heicklin (2015)
Youth MVP: Ryan Sanborn (2019)

May 4 – Las Vegas Spring Event Prep Camp
Camp Champion – Matt Boermeester (JC 2015)

May 10-11 – 12th Annual National Kicking Spring Event – Las Vegas, NV

Overall Champions:
Kicker – Laszlo Toser (2015 TN)
Punter – Matt Mengel (2014 JC CA)

Saturday Competition Winners
Group 1 Field Goal Last Man Standing (FR & SO): Keith Duncan (2016 NC)
Group 2 Field Goal Last Man Standing (JR): Nick Hart (GA)
Group 4 Field Goal Last Man Standing (2014/JC/TR): Cody Thornton (TR CA)

Group 3 Punters Only Champions
Competition 1: Osborn Umeh (JC CA)
Competition 2: Tommy Townsend (2015 FL)
Competition 3: Michael Fitzgerald (TR Australia)

Sunday Initial Round Competition Winners (By Class)
Field Goal
2017: Billy Mitchell (FL)
2016: Skyler Southam (UT)
2015: Blake Cusick (CA)
2014/JC/TR: Cody Thornton (CA)

Kickoff
2017: Cooper Graham (NC)
2016: Bailey Raborn (LA)
2015: Matt Abramo (CA) & Cole Austin (TX)
2014/JC/TR: Cody Thornton (CA)

Punt
2017: Christian Van Sickle (NC)
2016: Jet Toner (HI)
2015: Alex Kinney (CO)
2014/JC/TR: Osborn Umeh (CA) & Matt Mengel (CA)

“EVENT ELITE” Announced:
Class of 2016
Kickers:
Skyler Southam (UT)
Butch Hampton (OK)

Punters:
Jet Toner (HI)
Kyle Thompson (CA)

Class of 2015:
Kickers:
Matt Abramo (CA)
Cole Austin (TX)
Trey Blasingame (GA)
Blanton Creque (KY)
Connor Crow (TX)
JJ Molson (Canada)
Coleman Olivas (CA)
Spencer Pettit (WA)
Matthew Phillichi (WA)
Kevin Robledo (CA)
Laszlo Toser (TN)
Mason Weissenhofer (IL)
Josh Williams (TX)

Punters:
Zach Charme (ID)
Tommy Townsend (FL)
Alex Trifonovitch (HI)
Gage Wilson (NV)

Combo Players K/P:
Luke Carter (SC)
Blake Cusick (CA)
Brandon Hong (CA)
Gregory Hutchins (Canada)
Alex Kinney (CO)
Mason McLean (AL)
Evan Rabon (SC)
Ryan Rodriguez (TX)
Jackson Van Sickle (NC)

Junior College
Kickers:
Matt Boermeester (CA)
Franklyn Cervenka (CA)
Jamie Sutcliffe (CA)

Punters:
Jake Ambrose (CA)
Thomas Manning (CA)

Combo Players K/P:
Casey Eyman (CA)

Class of 2017 Honorable Mention: Brandon Ruiz, Billy Mitchell.

Class of 2016 Honorable Mention: Dominic Maggio, Bailey Raborn, Kekoa Sasaoka, Jonn Young, Matt Blair, Josh Burton, Keith Duncan, Seth Kujawski, Bryce Lugviel, Andrew Rodriguez.

Class of 2015 Honorable Mention: Cristian Bianchi, Shawn Davis, Hayes Foster, Logan Howard, Nick Marrone, Adam Walter, Steven Sawicki, Ben Utter.

Junior College Honorable Mention: Francisco Condado, Tyler Franzen, Eddie Garcia, JD Houston

May 2-3 – FBU Seattle
High School MVP’s: Spencer Pettit (2015) & Kyle Sentkowski (2017)

May 30-31 – FBU Los Angeles
High School MVP’s: Kevin Robledo (2015) & Blake Johnson (2015)
Youth MVP: Campbell Geddes (2018)

June 7-17 – College Camps at Alabama, Texas A&M, USC, Oregon & UCLA

June 18-20 – “TOP 12” & “Event Elite” Invite Only Camp
Field Goal Champion: Blanton Creque (2015)
Punt Champion: Alex Kinney (2015)
Kickoff Champion: Connor Crow (2015)
Top 5 High School Kicking Performers: Jack Gonsoulin, Bennett Moehring, Kevin Robledo, Spencer Pettit & Connor Crow
Top 5 High School Punting Performers: Alex Kinney, Blake Johnson, Tommy Townsend, Joe Schopper & Corey Fatony
Top 2 Junior College Performers: Matt Boermeester & Jamie Sutcliffe
Top 2 Junior College Performers: Jake Ambrose & Tommy Manning

June 20-21 – Underclassmen Event Invite Only Camp
Overall High School Champion: Butch Hampton (2016)
Overall Youth Champion: Will Reichard (2019)
Field Goal Champions: Butch Hampton & Jonn Young & Will Reichard (Youth)
Punt Champions: Jet Toner & Jared Smolar & JP Rybus (Youth)
Kickoff Champions: Jerry Fitschen & Adam Stack

Chris Sailer Kicking has seen many college scholarship offers and commitments as well.  Take a look:

Commitments: Matt Boermeester (USC), Andrew Galitz (Miami), Andrew David (Michigan), Daniel LaCamera (Texas A&M), Corey Fatony (Missouri), Jameson Vest (Toledo), Jake Bailey (Stanford), Tommy Townsend (Tennessee), Ivy Wall (UAB), Skyler Southam (BYU)

Offers: Blake Johnson (Oregon State, Colorado, Duke), Matt Abramo (Washington State, Air Force), Alex Kinney (Colorado), Rodrigo Blankenship (UAB), Ben Kreitenberg (Air Force) + many Ivy League Offers!

Many More To Come! Stay Tuned.

Upcoming Chris Sailer Kicking Camps:
July 11-12 – FBU Dublin, OH
July 13 – Chicago, IL
July 15 – Dallas, TX
July 18-19 – FBU TOP GUN Dublin, OH
July 20 – LSU College Camp
July 26 – Charlotte, NC
July 27 – Atlanta, GA
July 30 – Los Angeles, CA

So much yet to be determined.  Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com for more information, rankings & registration
2014 CSK Camp Schedule

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2014 “Event Elite” Announced

The 2014 Chris Sailer Kicking “Event Elite” has been announced.  Congratulations to these very deserving kicker/punter specialists.

Class of 2016
Kickers:
Skyler Southam (UT)
Butch Hampton (OK)

Punters:
Jet Toner (HI)
Kyle Thompson (CA)

Class of 2015:
Kickers:
Matt Abramo (CA)
Cole Austin (TX)
Trey Blasingame (GA)
Blanton Creque (KY)
Connor Crow (TX)
JJ Molson (Canada)
Coleman Olivas (CA)
Spencer Pettit (WA)
Matthew Phillichi (WA)
Kevin Robledo (CA)
Laszlo Toser (TN)
Mason Weissenhofer (IL)
Josh Williams (TX)

Punters:
Zach Charme (ID)
Tommy Townsend (FL)
Alex Trifonovitch (HI)
Gage Wilson (NV)

Combo Players K/P:
Luke Carter (SC)
Blake Cusick (CA)
Brandon Hong (CA)
Gregory Hutchins (Canada)
Alex Kinney (CO)
Mason McLean (AL)
Evan Rabon (SC)
Ryan Rodriguez (TX)
Jackson Van Sickle (NC)

Junior College
Kickers:
Matt Boermeester (CA)
Franklyn Cervenka (CA)
Jamie Sutcliffe (CA)

Punters:
Jake Ambrose (CA)
Thomas Manning (CA)

Combo Players K/P:
Casey Eyman (CA)

Class of 2017 Honorable Mention: Brandon Ruiz, Billy Mitchell.

Class of 2016 Honorable Mention: Dominic Maggio, Bailey Raborn, Kekoa Sasaoka, Jonn Young, Matt Blair, Josh Burton, Keith Duncan, Seth Kujawski, Bryce Lugviel, Andrew Rodriguez.

Class of 2015 Honorable Mention: Cristian Bianchi, Shawn Davis, Hayes Foster, Logan Howard, Nick Marrone, Adam Walter, Steven Sawicki, Ben Utter.

Junior College: Francisco Condado, Tyler Franzen, Eddie Garcia, JD Houston.

*Selected K/P ‘s will join the “TOP 12″ for the exclusive, invite only, “TOP 12″ and “Event Elite” summer camp June 18-20, 2014. This is the ONLY true “Invite Only” Event on a national scale.  The best of the best will be in L.A. Sessions are open to the public.

*There was no SET number chosen for the “Event Elite”.  These players all show D1 Scholarship Ability…Period.

*The “TOP 12” chosen at the 12th Annual National Kicking Event in Las Vegas January 18-19, 2014 were: Andrew Galitz (TX), Daniel LaCamera (FL), Ben Kreitenberg (CA), Cole Fisher (GA), Jameson Vest (GA), Bennett Moehring (AR), Blake Johnson (CA), Joe Schopper (IN), Jack Gonsoulin (LA), Andrew David (OH), Quinton Conaway (OK), Corey Fatony (TN).

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Underclassmen “Invite Only” Event Recap

This past weekend over 100 specialists traveled to Los Angeles, CA for the Chris Sailer Kicking Underclassmen “Invite Only” Event.  The top kickers, punters and long snappers from the Classes of 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 from over 20 states were in attendance for the 2 day event.  On the heels of the “TOP 12” & “Event Elite” camp a week ago, these young specialists hope to one day follow in those footsteps.  This camp is designed for both the athletes and their parents with the theme being education and competition.  Take a look at the results…

Competition Champions:
Field Goal Last Man Standing Champion – Kyler Terry (TX)
Class of 2015 Kickoff Champion – Cole Fisher (GA)
Class of 2016 Kickoff Champion – Butch Hampton (OK)
Punt Last Man Standing Champion – Chris Bruce (FL)
Field Goal Charting Champion – Ethan Erickson (CA)
Punt Head to Head Champion – Brandon Hong (CA)

Top 15 Most Impressive in the Class of 2015 (in no particular order)
Cole Fisher (GA) – Has all the tools.  Easily held on to his #1 kicking ranking.
Ben Kreitenberg (CA) – Ben shows great consistency day in and day out.  Simply an excellent kicker.
Quinton Conaway (OK) – Huge leg and potential.  Both a kicking and punting prospect.
Blake Johnson (CA) – Great athlete with a big leg.  Still the #1 punter in the nation in this class.
Mason McLean (AL) – Combo player that excels at the punting position.  Bright future here.
Andrew Galitz (TX) – Combo player that continues to impress.  He’s consistent and constantly improving.
Connor Crow (TX) – Might have the strongest leg in this class.  Great athlete with huge potential.
Ryan Rodriguez (TX) – Ryan has a huge leg and continues to improve.  Could be one of the best.
Jackson VanSickle (NC) – Great athlete and talented combo player.  Smooth and consistent.
Josh Williams (TX) – Josh is smooth and consistent.  A great competitor that has shown great improvement.
Ethan Erickson (CA) – Excellent all around player.  Has a big leg and kicks & punts with nice consistency.
Garrett Erickson (CA) – Big time talent and potential.  Garrett has come a long way very quickly.
Kyler Terry (TX) – A big, tall, strong athlete.  Currently excels at kicking, but might also be a great punter one day.
Kevin Robledo (CA) – Excellent field goal kicker.  Has the potential to be a great one.
Zach Charme (ID) – Zach has the potential to be outstanding.  Combo player that will only continue to improve.

Others that are knocking on the door: Adam Lamanque, Adam Walter, Alex Gebbing, Blanton Creque, Brandon Hong, Cade Coffey, Chris Bruce, Cole Ramey, Cristian Bianchi, Damon Foncham, Daniel Donley, Gage Wilson, Jacob Young, Coleman Olivas, Jon Coppens, Luke Beasley, Luke Carter, Marion Watson, Matt Abramo, Shawn Davis, Trey Blasingame, Evan Rabon and many many more….

Top 3 Most Impressive in the Class of 2016 (in no particular order)
Butch Hampton (OK) – Smooth, consistent, and continues to improve.  Still #1.
Mikey Selsor (CA) – Biggest leg in this class.  Shows huge potential.
Kekoa Sasaoka (HI) – Fine young kicker.  Big, strong and constantly improving.

Others that are knocking on the door: Elias Deeb, Jet Toner, Kyle Coale, Sergei Bowen

Want an invitation to the 2014 Underclassmen “Invite Only” Event?  See you at an upcoming Chris Sailer Kicking Camp.  Up next: July 11 (Los Angeles, CA), July 15 (Charlotte, NC), July 17 (Atlanta, GA), July 25 (Boston, MA), July 27 (Chicago, IL) & July 29 (Los Angeles, CA).  For more information visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com

2013 Underclassmen Group Shot

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