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

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2013 NC & GA Nike Spring Camp Recap

Chris Sailer Kicking finished off its Nike Spring Camp Tour with stops in Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA this past weekend.  Hundreds of specialists were in attendance hoping to land on the national stage.  The atmosphere, skill level, and competition was as high as any other Spring Camp in the nation.  Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers from over 13 states competed at the very popular 1-day Nike Camps.  Take a look at who stepped up and who you might be seeing play on future Saturdays and Sundays.


Charlotte, NC

Champion:
Mick Ellis (2014 TX) – The 2 Time “TOP 12” Member was once again the best overall prospect in attendance.  He won both the field and kickoff competitions.  Mick was able to connect consistently from 55+ yards and kickoff 70+ yards with 4.0+ hang time.  He always steps up in competition and continues to prove that he will soon dominate on Saturdays as well.  Mick is a sure fire D1 Scholarship Kicker.

2014 Standouts:
Gregory Huegel (SC) – Gregory had a great day start to finish.  He excels at both field goals and kickoffs.  His fields goals are solid and very consistent up to 50+ yards off the ground.  His kickoffs are college ready.  Greg has a real shot at being a big time D1 player.

Destry Barnwell (NC) – Destry was the punt champion on this day.  The talented athlete averaged over 40 yards with 4.3+ hang time.  Destry continues to improve his game and is proving that he can punt at the college level.

Other 2014 Standouts: David Lamb, Patrick Woods, Tim Gawert, Topher Kline, and Tyler Cochran.

2015 Future Stars:
Cole Fisher (GA)  – Cole might just be the most talented young kicker in the nation in his class.  He is a great athlete, has a big leg, and handles pressure very well.  Look for Cole to be a future “TOP 12” Member and challenge for the #1 kicker in the nation.

Jackson VanSickle (NC) – Jackson continues to dominate competition.  A fine young athlete that kicks with excellent consistency.  Jackson has all the tools to be one of the very best in his class for years to come.

Other 2015 Standouts: Daniel Leonard, Dylan Baker, Evan Rabon, Luke Carter, Marion Watson, and Tyler Gallitz.

2016 Standouts: Brian Johnson and Jaxon Clark.

Atlanta, GA
Champion:
Michael Santamaria (2014 GA) – The “TOP 12” Member stepped up and won perhaps the most competitive Nike Spring Camp of them all.  Michael is one of the top field goal kickers in the nation and his kickoffs aren’t far behind.  He does a great job of making kicks when they count the most.  Look for Michael to turn some heads this summer and impress college coaches across the nation.

Other 2014 Standouts:
Rafael Gaglianone (TN) – The Vegas Champion killed it all day once again.  Rafael is perhaps the very best field goal kicker in the nation.  He kicks with outstanding consistency and shows excellent range off the ground.  His kickoffs are also D1 ready.  Look for Rafael to pick up D1 offers in the near future.  Offer Now!!!

Marc Nolan (GA) – Marc was the most impressive punter in Atlanta.  He had a great day start to finish averaging over 40 yards with 4.4+ hang time.  What was most impressive about Marc was his consistency even in less than perfect conditions.  Marc has what it takes to punt at the D1 level.

Other 2014 Standouts: William Ham, Luke Hardin, Tyler Newsome, Thomas O’Leary, Timmy Hartshorn, Ty Wilson, Alex Spence, Anel Ramic, Avery Bass, Daniel DiRoberto, and Landon Borrow.

2015 Future Stars:
Jameson Vest (GA) – Jameson was the most impressive newcomer to Chris Sailer Kicking.  He is a great athlete with a big time leg.  He also stepped up well under pressure and won one of the major field goal competitions.  He has the talent to be a top national kicker in his class.

Matt Bonadies (GA) – Matt was once again exceptional.  He has a huge leg and impresses on both field goals and kickoffs.  Look for Matt to be a big time D1 recruit in the coming years.

Other 2015 Standouts: Trace Halpern, Blanton Creque, Shawn Davis, and Trey Blasingame.

The 2013 Chris Sailer Kicking Nike Spring Camp Tour has been a tremendous success.  Camp Champions Jordan Dascalo (CA), Hunter Morrow (TX), Mike Knoll (IL), Mick Ellis (NC) and Michael Santamaria are already getting huge attention in the recruiting world.  Up next, the biggest kicking, punting, and long snapping spring camp in the world…The 11th Annual National Kicking & Snapping Spring Event in Las Vegas May 4-5, 2013.

For more statistics, player rankings, and camp information visit www.ChrisSailerKicking.com

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