2018 CA Summer Camp Recap – Petruescu Dominates!

The 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking Summer Tour got off to a fantastic start in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday June 28th. As always, the west region of the country provided no shortage of talent. On a near perfect day in 80 degree temperature many of the nation’s best kickers and punters put on an impressive performance. Athletes from over 10 states were in attendance ranging from CA to AZ to UT to GA. Take a look at the results.

Overall Camp ChampionBrandon Petruescu (2019, CA)
The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking Kicker had a breakthrough performance. He was absolutely on fire from start to finish. He came in to with a distinct focus and it paid off. During the morning session, he won the last man standing field goal competition and also earned a 2018 TOP 12 Wild Card spot in doing so. He also won the Kickoff Competition with a winning kick of 74 yards with 3.90 hang time. In the finals, he nailed a 50 yard field goal with ease to win it all. Brandon has proven that he can compete at any college level. He has a bright future.

Field Goal Champion – Everett Hayes (2019, CA)
Everett had an impressive first camp with Chris Sailer Kicking. He kicks with excellent technique and consistency and proved very quickly that he can handle pressure. He won the field goal competition by going 7-7 with a long of 55 yards. Everett also did very well on kickoff averaging 65+ yards with 4.0+ hang time. He is a great kicker that is going to do an excellent job at the college level. Big things ahead for this talented specialist.

Punt ChampionWill Ferrin (2019, UT)
Will continues to prove that he is one of the best combo (K/P) players in America. This was now his third straight strong showing at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp. During the morning session, he earned a TOP 12 Wild Card spot by defeating a few of the best specialists from CA head to head. He won the Punt Competition by averaging 45+ yards, with 4.4+ hang time. He is also impressive on kickoff. Will is an outstanding D1 kicking and punting prospect. I look forward to seeing what the future holds.

Take a look at the FINALS ROUND:

Junior College Standouts: Ricardo Quintero, Tanner Carcama, JP Rybus, Triston Brown, Daniel Garcia.

Class of 2019 Standouts: Brandon Petruescu, Will Ferrin, Everett Hayes, Charlie Mendes, Cameron Sharafatian, Bryce Peters, Brandon Talton, Chris Vartanian, Dean Janikowski, Dylan Orr, Ethan Schroeder, John Krill, Kevin Aranda, Nicholas Neate, Nico Villamizar, Cameron Walker, Brandon Gonzalez, Collin Tamas,

Class of 2020 Standouts: Ronan Donnelly, Sam Stephenson, RJ Lopez, Archie Green, Derek Roah, Nick Hill, Anthony Meader, AJ McCarroll, Cole Thompson, Ben Reade, Julien Ramos, Michael McCallister.

Class of 2021 Standouts: Brayden Blevins, Conor Cummins, Seth Ponce, Christopher Salerno, Max Gordon, Michael DeMirjyn, Richie Brutto, Spencer Wilson.

Future Stars: Jaiden Espadas, Alexander Colon, Joshua Leff, Lucas Clanton

Chris Sailer Kicking will next make stops in Charlotte, NC (June 30), Atlanta, GA (July 1), Chicago, IL (July 9), Rock Hill, SC (July 11-12, FBU Top Gun) – Chris Sailer Kicking will select specialists at this camp for the Adidas Freshman All-American Game, the U.S. Army All-America Bowl & the Polynesian All-America Bowl, Los Angeles, CA (July 14-15, College Camp), Los Angeles, CA (July 16-18, TOP 12 Camp), Los Angeles, CA (July 19-20, Underclassmen Invitational), & Dallas, TX (July 22). For more information and to register, visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com

CA Champions: Everett Hayes, Will Ferrin & Brandon Petruescu

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2018 AZ Spring Camp Recap, Janikowski Wins It!

The Road to Vegas XXXII continued with a stop in Phoenix, AZ on Sunday March 25th. This camp continues to grow and bring in more talent each time we visit. There was a great balance of young specialists and older veterans looking to learn and make a name for themselves. The competitions were tight and extremely competitive. Take a look at the results.

2018 AZ Spring Camp

Overall Camp ChampionDean Janikowski (2019, CA)
The longtime Chris Sailer Kicking Kicker had one of his most impressive performances to date. He won the kickoff competition by averaging 65+ yards with 3.8 – 4.05 hang time. His best ball measured 77 yards with a slight wind. Dean was also a finalist in both major field goal competitions. In the end he nailed a pressure kick to win it all. He continues to prove that he is a D1 recruit.

Field Goal Competition ChampionJason White (2019, CA)
Jason came out on top of both major field goal competitions. Another long time Chris Sailer Kicking Kicker is beginning to really come into his one. He is one of the more consistent performers in the country and his strength is improving each time we see him. Jason has all the tools to take his game to the next level. Look for him to impress college coaches around the nation this summer.

Punt ChampionAustin McNamara (2019, AZ)
The TOP 12’er and long time Chris Sailer Kicking Punter dominated the field once again in the punting competition. He averages 45+ yards with 4.6+ hang time. He is also a very consistent performer. Austin currently holds a scholarship offer from the University of Arizona and should add multiple offers from major schools this spring and summer. He is D1 Scholarship Pick without a doubt.

Class of 2019 Standouts: Austin McNamara, Jason White, Dean Janikowski, Alan Kervin

Class of 2020 Standouts: Dominic Chakraborty, Archie Green, Nick Hill, Dominic Persi

Class of 2021 Standouts: Matthew Eich, Ryan Feinberg, Connor Mantelli, Jackson Ray, Alec Silver, Crew Peterman

The 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour continues with camps in Chicago, IL (April 7), Atlanta, GA (April 22), Los Angeles, CA (May 6) and concludes with the big finale in Las Vegas on May 12-13, 2018. To more information and to register for future camps, visit ChrisSailerKicking.com

Champions: Austin McNamara, Jason White & Dean Janikowski


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2018 CA Spring Camp Recap – Seth Vernon Wins It!

The road to Vegas XXXII has officially begun. The 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour started in Los Angeles, CA on March 4. Well over 100 specialists representing over 10 states were in attendance at Notre Dame High School. The talent was off the charts. This camp was a great indication of how fierce the competition to make TOP 12 in Las Vegas is going to be in May. Take a look at the results.

Overall Camp Champion
Seth Vernon (JC, CA) – Seth is an incredibly talented athlete. The 6’5”, 215 pound punter showed incredible potential from start to finish. He shows the ability to hit a big time D1 punt and became more and more consistent as the day went along. He won the camp by nailing 9 of out of 10 punts 40+ yards with 4.4 plus hang time in the finals round. He hit several balls 50+ yards with 5.0 plus hang time. Seth should be the #1 junior college punting prospect in the nation in the Class of 2019.

Field Goal Champions
Ronan Donnelly (2020, CA) – Ronan had an outstanding all around day. He was smooth and accurate on field goals and got great height on his ball off the ground. He also showed that he can hit a D1 level kickoff. His best ball measured 68 yards with 4.08 hang time. Ronan has proven that he is a top national kicking prospect in the Class of 2020. Big things are ahead for this young athlete.

Harry Hill (2019, HI) – Harry was one of the very best kickers in attendance once again. He recently won a major field goal competition in Las Vegas and followed that up with another one in CA. He hits a pure ball and is one of the most consistent performers in the nation. Harry is also strong on kickoffs. Look for Harry to dominate Vegas XXXII in May and should challenge for a TOP 12 spot.

Kickoff Champion
Andrew Rodriguez (JC, CA) – The long time Chris Sailer Kicking Kicker/Punter was solid as usual. He won the kickoff competition by hitting 4 kickoffs 65+ yards with 3.8 – 4.1 hang time. He was also one of the best field goal kickers and did a nice job punting the ball. He is a top junior college prospect that is eligible to transfer now and still has 4 years to play 3. He is going to make a fine addition to any college football program.

Class of 2018/JC Top Prospects
Seth Vernon, Andrew Rodriguez, Clay D’Amico, Carson Olivas, Jared Porter, Con Brady, Andros Pedroza, Dominic Cea

Class of 2019 Top Prospects
Harry Hill, Brandon Petruescu, Cade Fuller, Carson Sten, Dean Janikowski, Dylan Orr, Jack Oswald, Charles Bein, Justin Huff, Nick Kokich, Nico Villamizar, Colton Theaker, Enrico Hernandez, Jack Bosman, Jacob Lang, Nicholas Neate, Ramiro Hernandez

Class of 2020 Top Prospects
Ronan Donnelly, Anthony Raya, Archie Green, Fabien Guillen, Nick Hill, Miles, Mena, Keola Downing, Luke Holland, Nate Miskella, Otis Cain, Rourke Rieman, Santiago Garcia-Mendez

Class of 2021 Future Stars
Adam Awaida, Alec Silver, Carson Irvin, Matthew Sailer, Ian Sepko, Jarrett North, Julius Juang, Michael Pernisco, Nick Tawney, Sebastian Conway-Burt, Seth Ponce

Youth Standouts: Jaden Espadas, Ryan Sailer

The 2018 Chris Sailer Kicking Spring Camp Tour continues with camps in Charlotte, NC (March 11), Seattle, WA (March 18), New Jersey (March 25), Phoenix, AZ (March 25), Chicago, IL (April 7), Atlanta, GA (April 22), Los Angeles, CA (May 6) and concludes with the big finale in Las Vegas on May 12-13, 2018. To more information and to register for future camps, visit ChrisSailerKicking.com

Take a look at the incredible Finals Round Footage:

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