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 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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Drew Chilcoat is your 2017 TX Fall Camp Champion!

The road to Vegas XXXI continued with a stop in Dallas, TX on November 12.  Over 150 specialists gathered in one of the most popular Chris Sailer Kicking camp locations over the past decade and a half.  The camp featured kickers, punters and long snappers from over 15 states.  With Vegas being only two months away, the atmosphere was intense.  Take a look at the results.

80+ Kickers / Punters attended the 2017 TX Fall Camp.

Overall Camp Champion: Drew Chilcoat (2019, TX)
Drew is an extremely talented combo specialist.  He is strong, athletic and shows big time potential.  On this day he won the kickoff competition by averaging over 65 yards, with 4.0+ hang time.  He was also dominant on field goals showing 55+ range off the ground.  With his size and athleticism, he could one day develop into special college punter.  He can hit a big ball and his consistency is improving.  Look for Drew to challenge for a TOP 12 spot this coming January in Las Vegas.

Field Goal Champion – Noah Rauschenberg (2019, OK)
Noah is an excellent junior kicking prospect.  He is a great looking athlete that shows nice future college potential.  He won the field goal competition by going 6-7 including a long of 55 yards.  He was also solid on kickoff.  Noah has the tools to compete with the best prospects in the nation in his class.  Look for him to do extremely well in Las Vegas.  He could be a great one with continued hard work.

Punt Champion – Oscar Draguicevich (Transfer, TX)
The Incarnate Word bounce back had a strong and consistent performance from start to finish.  He easily averages 40+ yards with 4.5+ hang time.  His footwork is solid and he punts with great confidence.  He dominated the camp winning every punt competition.  Oscar is a mature and experienced punter that is ready for the next level.  Look for him to land with another college program in the near future.

Top Junior College / Transfer Prospects: Oscar Draguicevich, Casey Griffith, Cade Hogan

Top Class of 2018 Prospects: Chris Kessler, Blair Zepeda, Jacob Meeks, John Mayers, Clayton Stewart, Jacob Click, Jacob Rainey, Jake Smith, Jonathan Figueroa, Karch Kaspar, Matt Schanfish, Ryan Jones, Enrique Carmona, Grant Becker, Jacob Bitterman, Jacob Mailot

Top Class of 2019 Prospects: Aleric Hernandez, Brody Patty, Ryan Hanson, Cameron Baller, Cole Schroeder, Ethan Schroeder, Drew Chilcoat, Derek Eckenfels, Drew Wilkie, Garrett Childers, Grant Ennis, Javier Castillo, JK Martin, John Aldridge, Josh Plaster, Justin Seay, Landry Poppen, Mason Johnson, Matthew Heffernan, Bijan Nichols, Neal Koskay, Trevor Robertson, Brian Barber, Austin Dennis, Austin Turner, Braeden Obholz, Danny Duke, Erik Michel, Noah Rauschenberg, Steven Opella

Top Class of 2020 Prospects: Preston Johnson, Tabor Allen, Reed Kieny, Aidan Schiefer, Andrew Espindola, Parker Lee, Arturo Ramirez, Grayson Norwood, JC Smith, Jackson Stewart, Teaff Nickle

Top Class of 2021 Prospects: David Kemp, Francisco Castillo, Bert Auburn, Alejandro Draguicevich, Brock Smalley, Connor Bryan, Ethan Spearman, Roberto Diaz, Cameron Glass, Joshua Click, Mason Butler

Future Stars: Ethan Brumgard, Grant Little

Take a look at how Drew Chilcoat became the 2017 TX Fall Camp Champion:

The road to Vegas XXXI continues with stops in Charlotte, NC (November 19) Atlanta, GA (December 3) Phoenix, AZ (December 11) Massillon, OH (December 17) & Los Angeles, CA (January 6). The largest kicking, punting & long snapping camp in the World…. Vegas XXXI will take place January 12-14, 2018. Want to be a part of it? Visit ChrisSailerKicking.com for more information.

Drew Chilcoat (2019, TX) is a talented combo prospect.

 

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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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