Chris Sailer Kicking 2015 Spring / Summer Camp Schedule

Chris Sailer Kicking 2015 Spring / Summer Camp Schedule

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SPRING / SUMMER 1-DAY INSTRUCTIONAL, EVALUATION & EXPOSURE CAMPS
Spring and Summer Kicking/Punting Camps are open to ALL levels Kickers/Punters. You do NOT have to be invited to attended and any spring and/or summer Chris Sailer Kicking Instructional Camps. These Kicking/Punting Camps are open to Kickers/Punters from 8th grade (younger with permission from Sailer) through college. The winners of each Spring camp receive a FREE admission to the May Vegas Event put on by Chris Sailer Kicking (travel and accommodations excluded).

These camps are one day camps that offer instruction, film and classroom session, Kicking/Punting Discussion, NCSA recruiting meeting and Competition. Attending these camps gives you top notch instruction and the chance to be added to the Chris Sailer Kicking Player Ranking Section of the website.

Why attend? To get the best instruction and the most exposure possible in the world as a Kicker/Punter, to be ranked with Chris Sailer Kicking, to receive a Chris Sailer Kicking shirt, to have the chance to win FREE admission (Spring) to the Chris Sailer Kicking Vegas XXVI Event in May (travel and accommodations not included)

March 1, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oak HS
March 15, Dallas TX – Midlothian HS
March 28, Charlotte NC – William Amos Hough HS
March 29, Atlanta GA – Blessed Trinity HS
April 12, Chicago IL – Lewis University
July 9, Chicago IL
July 23, Dallas TX – Cedar Hill HS
July 25, Charlotte NC – William Amos Hough HS
July 26, Atlanta GA
July 29, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS

VEGAS EVENTS
As you know, the Vegas Events are the biggest and best Kicking / Punting camps in the world. They are truly a national event to see how you compete against the best in the nation, and world. The May Event, or VEGAS XXVI, is the second largest Kicking / Punting camp that we run (VEGAS XXV in January is the biggest). The main difference is the weather and there are less seniors since many have already stepped onto their college campuses for their next stage of their life.

Think of this as the SUPER BOWL for Kickers / Punters. No other kicking, punting & long snapping event comes close to the exposure offered by the National Kicking Events. Chris Sailer Kicking is, by far, the most credible recruiting source for Kickers / Punters in the country.

The “TOP 12” and “EVENT ELITE” is the list to be on if you are seeking national exposure. From the Vegas Events, the Chris Sailer Kicking Staff will select the “TOP 12” Seniors/JC & the “TOP 12” Underclassman (January) and “Event Elite” (May). Over 90% of the “TOP 12” have received full ride D1A scholarships in the past. Over 99% members of the “TOP 12” have gone on to play college football. In addition the “TOP 12” Underclassman will be invited to attend an exclusive summer camp to train and compete amongst that elite group.

The Competition Finals Round Winners in Vegas (FG, Punt, and LS) will receive FREE Chris Sailer Kicking Camps for 1 FULL YEAR. (Excludes transportation and Hotel). The Vegas Events offer the best exposure possible for Kickers / Punters. Chris Sailer Kicking has personal relationships with over 100 D1A Universities and many more at other levels. This is your chance to get recognized on a national scale. Chris Sailer Kicking works very closely with Scout.com, Rivals.com, Espn.com, etc. and have also been featured in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Deadspin, etc.

VEGAS XXVI Prep Camp, May 3, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS
VEGAS XXVI Friday Small Group Sessions , May 8 – Las Vegas Indoor/Outdoor Soccer Complex
VEGAS XXVI, May 9-10 – Las Vegas Indoor/Outdoor Soccer Complex

FBU CAMPS / US ARMY ALL-AMERICAN BOWL
For the second year in a row, Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping will be teaming up with FBU to run the specialists portions of their camps. FBU is the world’s largest football training service and has hired us to handle their Kicking, Punting & Long Snapping section. It is an honor and we are proud to do it again. It is a top notch organization that benefits countless athletes across the country.

This year, Chris Sailer Kicking will be running more camps in order to hit more areas around the country. To be able to do this, I will only be at certain locations. The locations in italics are camps that I will personally be at this spring and summer. Those not in italics, will have senior Chris Sailer Kicking instructors in attendance (staff members that have been with me for well over 30 camps). They will follow the same format as myself and report directly to FBU and yours truly.

We will be choosing the two Long Snappers that will participate in the US ARMY ALL-AMERICAN BOWL at the FBU TOP GUN CAMP in Ohio on July 16-18. Chris Sailer Kicking will also be selecting the East Bay Youth All-American for the Class of 2019 (Freshman All-American Bowl) and 2020 (8th Grade All-American Bowl) at the FBU TOP GUN CAMP in Ohio on July 16-18. You MUST be invited to the TOP GUN camp by performing well at one of the regional camps prior to the TOP GUN Camp. Bottom line, you will have to do well at one of the camps, that the Chris Sailer Kicking staff  is in attendance at, to pick up an invite from myself and/or one of my senior instructors.

To register for an FBU camp, use Code CS15.  It is a benefit to be invited due to being a Chris Sailer Kicking Student. The TOP GUN Codes will be given out once you attend an FBU Regional Camp.

April 24-25, Central Florida
May 1-2, Charlotte, NC
May 1-2, Dallas, TX
May 15-16, New Jersey
May 22-23, Atlanta, GA
May 29-30, South Florida
May 5-6, San Francisco, CA
June 5-6, Chicago, IL
June 19-20, Los Angeles, CA
June 19-20, Houston, TX
July 10-11, Dublin, Ohio
July 16-18, Dublin, Ohio, TOP GUN CAMP (this is the camp where the US ARMY BOWL ALL-AMERICANS, FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICANS & 8TH GRADE ALL-AMERICANS will be selected)

COLLEGE LEVEL CAMP
June 29-30, CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS

This camp will be ONLY for 4 year university college Kickers / Punters or those entering into a 4 year university. 1st year JC and freshman, sophomores and juniors in high school can NOT attend this camp.

This will be a very high level camp that will be run similarly to the TOP 12 and EVENT ELITE camp. Cost of the camp will include hotel, transportation to the fields and the instruction. This camp is built for Kickers / Punters looking to dominate the college camp and get ready for the NFL.

NFL FREE AGENT CAMP
February 28, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS

You (the specialists) asked for it, you got it. They (NFL coaches) asked for it, they got it. As you know, Chris Rubio and myself have always run the biggest and best exposure camps for high school Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers. Now it is time for us to move completely into the NFL realm to give the needed exposure to our college athletes.

Chris Sailer and myself have been asked COUNTLESS times to run a free agent camps since it is something that has been lacking for quite some time in the world of specialists. It is now time. This one day camp will be a showcase for NFL coaches. There will be little coaching (you shouldn’t need a ton if you are at this camp) as this camp will all be about exposure. NFL coaches and personnel will be on hand to personally see the Long Snappers in action.

In order to attend this camp, you must be out of college and be eligible for the NFL draft or an NFL Free Agent.

COLLEGE CAMPS
Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping will be in charge of several university led college camps across the country. These are camps that the universities put on and have us run. You will register through THEIR website. Here is the list, so far, as more will be added once the dates are finalized…

Alabama, June 6
Texas A&M, June 8
USC, June 12
Oregon, June 13
UCLA, June 18
LSU, July 19

“TOP 12” & “EVENT ELITE” CAMP
June 15-17, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS

This camp is open ONLY to those invited personally by Chris Sailer. You are chosen to attend this camp by performing extremely well at either the January or May National Events in Las Vegas. Do NOT sign up for this camp unless you have been formally invited by Chris Sailer. Former “TOP 12” and “EVENT ELITE” members includes countless college and NFL players, All-Americans, NFL Pro Bowlers and Super Bowl participants.

Some Kicking / Punting “TOP 12” Alumni: Ryan Succop (Tennessee Titans), Justin Tucker (Baltimore Ravens), Blair Walsh (Minnesota Vikings), Dan Bailey (Dallas Cowboys), Kai Forbath (Washington Redskins), Randy Bullock (Houston Texans), Cody Parkey (Philadelphia Eagles), Jeff Locke (Minnesota Vikings), Bryan Anger (Jacksonville Jaguars), Bradley Nortman (Carolina Panthers), Ryan Allen (New England Patriots), Colton Schmidt (Buffalo Bills), Tress Way (Washington Redskins)….to name a few!

The “TOP 12” is chosen after the January Event (VEGAS XXV) and the “EVENT ELITE” is chosen after the spring Event (VEGAS XXVI). There are obviously 12 chosen for the “TOP 12” and there is no set number for the “EVENT ELITE”. Those that deserve it and are top of their class in May, get chosen…it could be one, it could be 20. 

The success rate of those we have been selected in the past that go on to play college football (most on scholarship) is over 95%.

UNDERCLASSMEN INVITE EVENT
June 19-20, Los Angeles CA – Notre Dame Sherman Oaks HS

You will almost think of this Event as a baby  “TOP 12” & “EVENT ELITE” Camp. This two day event is a camp that Chris Sailer Kicking will be completely gearing towards the athletes and their parents/guardians. This camp is meant to not only get the athletes headed in the right direction in the beginning and middle of their high school careers, but also the parents as well. It will provide information regarding nutrition, social media, recruiting, film, education and, of course, on field instruction. This event is just as much for the parents/guardians as it is the athletes!

College recruiting for Kickers / Punters is finally getting where it needs to be. Scholarships are being offered earlier and earlier each year. Early exposure is necessary these days. The Chris Sailer Kicking Underclassmen “Invite Only” Event is the perfect opportunity to make a name for yourself and solidify your national ranking at the perfect time. The middle of the summer is now the time college coaches build their underclassmen lists. You want to be on that list. This camp will get you there. It is also your first opportunity to prove that you are a “TOP 12” candidate in your class. The camp is set for early July for a reason, college coaches asked us to do this. They want the inside track early. Don’t be surprised to see more and more underclassmen offered during the season in the near future.

There will be formal meetings/classroom sessions on individual topics such as: Training (what level is right for the underclassmen athlete, how often, proper techniques), Nutrition and Lifting (Good habits, bad habits), Social Media (Setting up and using the proper social media outlets – this has become a must), Filming (proper angles, techniques, times, set up), Education (the importance of it, standards, year by year plan)

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TOP 5 Questions Regarding The Chris Sailer Award

1. What is it?

  • Each year, The Chris Sailer Award is presented to the national high school Placekicker of the Year. The award is given out the day before the largest Kicking, Punting & Long Snapping  event in the world in January in Las Vegas.

2. When is it?

  • This year, The Chris Sailer Award will be presented to a lucky, and very deserving placekicker, on January 16th at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas.

3. Who is allowed to attend the Awards Show?

  • It is open to all and attire is casual. Doors will open at 7 pm at the JW Marriott in the Valencia Ballroom (follow the signs). Trust me when I tell you, you will NOT want to miss this as new MC’s will be hosting AND we will be presenting other awards as well.

4. Who are the three finalists?

  • Mason Weissenhofer, Montini Catholic HS, IL
  • Joey Gogol, Marist HS, GA
  • Tyler Bass, Dutch Fork HS, SC

5. Who is on the Chris Sailer Award Selection Committee and what is their role?

They are the people that vote on the winner. Each committee member votes for a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finisher. Votes are tallied and the winner is announced at the awards banquet.

Aaron Perez (CSK Staff)
Joe Houston (CSK Staff)
Chris Nendick (CSK Staff)
Obi Egekeze (CSK Staff)
Nacho Brache (CSK Staff)
Erik Folk (CSK Staff)
Nick Folk (Jets)
Jeff Locke (Vikings)
Blair Walsh (Vikings)
Kai Forbath (Redskins)
Randy Taylor (NCSA)
Greg Biggins (Scout.com)
Brandon Huffman (Scout.com)
Chris Rubio (Rubio Long Snapping)
Alex Ball (Former Sailer Award Winner)
Wyatt Schmidt (Former Sailer Award Winner)
Cole Hedlund (Former Sailer Award Winner)

Hedlund Herbalife 24 Award
Cole Hedlund – 2013 Chris Sailer Award Winner

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Announcing the 2014 Chris Sailer Award Finalists

Here are your finalists, in alphabetical order, for The Chris Sailer Award…
  • Joey Gogol – Marist HS, GA (16-20 FG’s, Long 53 / 40-41 Extra Points)
  • Mason Weissenhofer – Montini Catholic HS, IL (16-19 FG’s, Long 44 / 56-56 Extra Points)
  • Tyler Bass – Dutch Fork HS, SC (18-20 FG’s, Long 47 / 74-76 Extra Points)
Now, is it when it will really get intense. Each finalist has the option of doing the following….
  • Sending in a two minute highlight video explaining why they should be the next recipient of The Chris Sailer Award. Video can include Kicking highlights, personal interviews and even a first hand interview of the finalists. This will need to be uploaded to YouTube with the title = NAME, Chris Sailer Award Finalists, 2014.
  • Getting recommendation letters from coaches, sports writers, etc.
All information must be sent to Chris@ChrisSailerKicking.com  by December 19th.
The winner will be presented with the trophy on Friday, January 16th at 7:00 pm at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas, NV.
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The Chris Sailer Award is presented, on an annual basis, to the best national high school placekicker for that given season. Past winners include Alex Ball (2011), Wyatt Schmidt (2012) and Cole Hedlund (2013).
Chris Sailer played for Notre Dame High School (1993-1995).  He was an All-American PK and Punter. In 1994 he set the national record for most field goals in a season with 22.  Of those 22 field goals, 7 came from beyond 50 yards including success from 58, 57, 57, 54, 52, 52 and 50 yards.  Chris Sailer was rewarded with a full ride scholarship to UCLA in 1995.  He went on to earn All-American Honors as both a placekicker and punter during his time at UCLA. He was a Lou Groza Award Finalist in 1997. He set multiple records while at UCLA including longest field goal of 56 yards (still stands).  He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers and went on to enjoy an 7 year professional career.

The National Placekicker of the Year is named in honor of Chris Sailer for his outstanding high school career and nearly single handedly changing the world of kicking and punting as we know it.  Chris is now the most prominent private kicking and punting  coach in World.  He has made the positions of kicking and punting  a specialty and is revered around the country through his website, as well as camps.  Through his training and development of young kickers and punter, almost 100 high school and junior college kicking & punting specialists now receive full ride scholarships each year for their skill in that position.

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Chris Sailer Kicking – Vegas XXV

Chris Sailer Kicking – Vegas XXV

Why the change in name? Over the year’s Chris Sailer Kicking has developed the ultimate strategy to get High School & Junior College Specialists college scholarships!  How? Exposure.

I want you to think about it for 1 minute.  In 1995, 5 specialists signed D1 college scholarships. Three of them go by the names of Chad Shrout (Hawaii), Nacho Brache (CAL) and Chris Sailer (UCLA).  Do these names sound familiar? Exactly….. Chris Sailer Kicking staff members.  In 2014, 60+ specialists signed D1 College Scholarships.  If the names of those 60+ specialists sound familiar, you are right, they are.  You want to know why?  Almost every singe one of them them went through Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping!

My first student in 1999 was Nick Folk. Give Nick Folk credit for changing the recruiting process for Kickers, Punters and Long Snappers forever.  The NFL All-Pro Placekicker was a student at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, CA.  The same school that also happens to be my alma mater.  It is also the same school that Lou Groza Award Winner and Washington Redskin Kicker Kai Forbath calls his alma mater. COINCIDENCE?  Nick was a soccer player turned kicker that is the only player that I have ever promised a scholarship to!  I said, “Nick, I will get you a scholarship!”  Hundreds of hours of work later, I was able to get one school to bite, the University of Arizona.  From those hundreds of hours of filming, phone calls, visits, even begging, the world of kicking, punting, and eventually long snapping changed forever.  Why?  The 1st Annual National Kicking Competition was born.  Why?  Because college coaches told me to run a camp where they could see all of these specialists at one place at one time.  Then and only then would they start to believe me and offer scholarships.

The success of Nick Folk and so many others that followed in his footsteps….  Plus Vegas is the reason why the number of Kickers, Punters & Long Snappers scholarships signed each and every year continues to grow!  The proof lies in the history of Chris Sailer Kicking, the birth of Vegas, and the domination of what would become Rubio Long Snapping (Introduced in 2003).  The long snapping story is another 50 page book in and of itself.  I’ll let Chris Rubio tell that story.
How did all of this happen? Exposure. How did exposure begin?  Vegas!  From the 1st Annual National Kicking Competition to the 4th Annual National Kicking Event (Name change due to the fact that college coaches couldn’t attend “Competitions” with stats anymore) to the first Event where camps could no longer be on college campuses, to the first Event where college coaches simply could no longer attend (all due to NCAA rules), Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping have found the way to continue to get our athletes the best exposure the business could offer.

“TOP 12” & “EVENT ELITE” are exposure lists that can now rival lists such as “ELITE 11”.  24 Vegas Competitions/Events later, kickers, punters and long snappers are nearly on the same page as quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs.  The goal has been accomplished.  Players wear their yellow shirts with pride.  The fact that I don’t even need to explain what a yellow shirt means proves the point that the exposure offered is second to none.

100’s of copycats have come and gone over the years.  There are 100’s of reasons to explain why.  Bottom line, Chris Sailer & Chris Rubio are the innovators. Rankings?  You called it, we were the first.  National Event of any kind, you nailed it again, we were the first.  Legitimate Long Snapping Camp? Correct, we were the first.  Social Media Presence? Correct again, we were the first. National Players of the year? You are correct yet again, we were the first.  Kicker getting a scholarship as a Sophomore?  Correct, Adam Griffith (Alabama), we were the first. Long Snapper getting a scholarship as a junior? Aha, Christian Yount (UCLA), we were the first. Long Snapper getting a scholarship offer as a 7th Grader? It happened, (Quinton Skinner, a Rubio Long Snapper since the 4th Grade), we were the first.  College coaches trust in Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping because history proves us to be correct!

After 12 Vegas Events and 12 Vegas Spring Events the time has come.  Vegas = The LARGEST Kicking, Punting & Long Snapping Camp in the WORLD. VEGAS XXV is born.  #VEGASXXV is born.  Say the word Vegas to any Kickers, Punter or Long Snapper in the world and they will know exactly what you are talking about.  10,000+ served = Only 1 word needed.

Chris Sailer Kicking & Rubio Long Snapping will continue to be the innovator in the business.  That’s a guarantee.  Get ready for Fall 2014 and Vegas XXV.  You haven’t seen anything like what you are about to see and be a part of.  #TeamSailer #TeamRubio #VEGASXXV #ArmyBowl

Be a part of it!  See you there January 16-18, 2015

Lindale Football Stadium at Night

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