Yearly Archives: 2015

Crews Holt Wins Mr. Football Kicker of the Year


Congratulations to Crews Holt for winning the 2015 Mr. Football Kicker of the Year Award. Crews has been a client of mine since his freshman year of high school and I could not be more proud of his accomplishments. This makes 4 Wilhoit Kickers to win the award in the past 5 years! 2015- Crews Holt 2014-Laszlo Toser 2013- Rafael Gaglianone 2012- Jonathan King 2011- Henrique Ribeiro Crews has had a magical season that was capped off by a state championship where he was named the Offensive MVP in the game after hitting 4 field goals. In the semi finals Crews hit [...]

Crews Holt Wins Mr. Football Kicker of the Year2018-05-06T16:15:51+00:00

Kicking Camps in Tennessee and Summer Plans


After doing kicking lessons in Tennessee for the past 7 years I have learned something about kickers and even more about soccer players. Your average kicker doesn't know he's going to be a kicker until at least sophomore year of high school and typically they are recruited by the football coach and  don't just volunteer their services. The position of kicker is different than any other position in team sports outside of a pitcher in baseball because you are in essence performing individually but asked to be part of the team. Kickers are like mercenaries or snipers that come in to [...]

Kicking Camps in Tennessee and Summer Plans2018-05-06T16:15:59+00:00

Changes in Recruiting for Kickers


Coming out of high school in 2002 I was ranked the number one kicker in the country by Rivals and Parade Magazine. I didn't attend a single combine or scholarship camp. Those types of camps weren't available at the time and the emphasis on recruiting kickers wasn't there either. Recruiting kickers and punters has changed in the past 10-15 years and mainly for the better. Even with the improvements in the evaluation of kickers in college there are still flaws in the system. After my junior year of high school I made a highlight tape of my season. I made sure [...]

Changes in Recruiting for Kickers2018-05-06T16:16:36+00:00

Physical Training For Kickers


After having success training top kickers like Gary Wunderlich (Ole Miss), Aaron Medley (Tennessee) and many other BCS level kicking specialists, I have found some common traits between success and failure. I have never been opposed to my kickers playing soccer in the Spring but I can tell a HUGE difference when someone has neglected developing themselves physically. Here is a list of the Top Kickers in the 2015 class by Kohls Kicking: 1) Justin Yoon- 5'11 185 lbs 2) Austin Seibert- 5'10 195 lbs 3) Andrew Galitz- 5'11 175 lbs 4) Jake Bailey- 6'2 185 lbs 5) Louie Zervos- 5'9 [...]

Physical Training For Kickers2018-05-06T16:16:52+00:00

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