Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Top Tier All American Alumni In College

In just 2 years, our Top Tier All American Kicking Camps continue to make a difference and help colleges find well rounded and gifted kicking and snapping specialists.  Below is a list of our Alumni who earned a post on our 'Top Tier All American Team':

Class of 2013
  • Alexi Johnson (MN)- St John's University (MN)- Starting Kicker as Freshman
  • Danny Laudet (MN)- Virginia Union University on Scholarship
  • Luke Daly (MT)- Montana State University on Scholarship
  • Nick Feely (FL)- Air Force on Scholarship 
Class of 2014
  • Reid Taubenheim (MN)- University of North Dakota on Scholarship
  • Christian Pereira (FL)- Decided not to pursue college football
  • Alex MacGregor (MN)- University of North Dakota
  • Brandon Stage (FL)- University of Tulsa
  • Garrett Thomason (FL)- TBA
  • Jannik Frederiksen (MN)- University of Wisconsin- Platteville
  • Lucas Jose (FL)- Webber University
  • Nathan Mesher (Ontario, Canada)- Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Canada)
  • Rhett Waldron (FL)- Augustana College (IN)
  • Sean Young (FL)- TBA

If you want to showcase your abilities and join this elite group of specialists, attend one of our 5 Top Tier All American Kicking Camps in 2014.

To Learn more about out camps, watch this video.

 We look forward to seeing you at our camps this year!

-Top Tier All American Co-Founders Coach Tom Feely (Feely Athletics) & Coach Chris Husby (Special Teams Football Academy)


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

2014 Top Tier All American Arizona Kicking Camp

Phoenix, AZ- Feely Athletics and Special Teams Football Academy are excited to announce their third annual Top-Tier All-American camps. This years camp will be held on March 22nd & 23rd at Gilbert Christian High School in Gilbert (Phoenix), AZ.  This will be the 1st of 5 Top Tier All American Kicking Camps of the 2014 season.
This Top Tier All American Camp with be featuring NFL Kicker of the Arizona Cardinals Jay Feely.  Jay is a 13 year NFL Veteran, who will be evaluating & instructing specialists throughout this 2 day camp.  Jay was awarded one of the 2013 Man of the Year NFL Awards.  Jay is the son of Tom Feely (Co-Founder of the Top Tier All American Camps). Wow, this is great, Sign Me Up!  Click Here!

Various competitions will teach you skills needed for your upcoming season.

The Camp will be run by Tom Feely (Feely Athletics), and Chris Husby (Special Teams Football Academy).  

This camp is open to Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers at all levels.  Our camps will be 2 days of Instruction, Drill Work, Seminars (open to parents) and Evaluation.  The Evaluations are for High School Athletes, so interested College and Middle School Specialists should register for the Afternoon "Instruction Only" segments of the camp, although you can compete in the full camp.

Read more about the Camp & Benefits. 
Jay Feely- Featured Kicking Coach (Photo From:

Every specialist should have the tools and resources to be considered for All-American Status in high school.  This camp is unique in that it provides every kicker, punter, long snapper, and returner the top quality instruction to help them become considered for All-American Status. This camp will get players on a watch list to be considered based on their following season’s performance.Sign Up Today!

This camp is for specialists of all Skill Levels.  You don't have to be the BEST to attend.  Our highly trained staff will train even the Beginner & Intermediate level Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers.  

Each High School Class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior will have a set criteria that they must meet to be listed on the All American “Watch List” as they enter their upcoming football season.  Every athlete will go though a thorough evaluation assessment of the participants’ skills that will result in being listed as a highly publicized “Watch List” of Special Teams All American candidates.  (See 2013 Watch List). 

If they qualify for the “Watch List” The camp will be tracking their game by game statistics into a public database Watch List, that College Recruiters and Coaches will have access to see.  This is a great opportunity to be seen by many top programs.  At the end of the year, the top specialist from each class will be named to the EXCLUSIVE Top Tier “All American” list.(See 2013 All American Team).  The watch list and finalist list will be emailed and sent to all the Division 1, 2, 3 & NAIA programs throughout the United States.

Find out more about our camps.
Participants can register at and is open to any rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grader.  College athletes and Free Agents may also attend the camp only portion of the camp.

Our morning sessions will be player evaluations for Kickers, Punters, and Long Snappers using the National Camp Series KIX Evaluation System, and will receive a FREE Profile and chart on their ranking platform.  Our afternoon sessions will include instruction, drill work, competition and great seminars. I want in!  Sign up Here!

This will be the 1st of 5 Top Tier All American Kicking Camps of the 2014 season, so make sure you reserve a spot TODAY to learn 'Top Tier Training Techniques' and be evaluated!
We hope to see you at our Arizona Top Tier All American Kicking Camp!  Reserve a Spot today!

-Chris Husby (
Special Teams Football Academy) & Tom Feely (Feely Athletics)

Monday, February 3, 2014

2013 Top Tier All American Team

2013 Top Tier All American Teams

The Top Tier All American Camps have released their second annual High School All American Kickers and Punters list for the 2013 Football Season.  The Top Tier All American selections for the 2013 season have been determined based on the candidate’s game performance during the 2013 football season.  Eligible candidates were determined by attending the Top Tier Tryouts and Camps during the summer of 2013, resulting in a “Top Tier Watch List” of the strongest performing special teams specialists.  The evaluation involved the National Camp Series charting format (and KIX Rating System) as well as a number of other skill specific tests to show an athlete’s well rounded abilities.  

The Top Tier All American List is an exclusive list of specialists that have proven themselves to be a well rounded athlete through the Top Tier All American Camp Evaluation Standards as well as In Season Performance. 
The selections are separated by the year of graduation.

All American: Class of 2014

Player School State Qualified
Garrett Thomason St. Petersburg HS FL LS
Nathan Mesher Sir John A. Macdonald Ontario, Canada K & P
Rhett Waldron Jesuit HS FL K  
Sean Young Admiral Farragut Academy FL K & P

Honorable Mention: Class of 2014

Player School State Qualified
Alex MacGregor Zimmerman HS MN K
Brandon Stage Riverview HS FL K
Jannik Frederiksen Wayzata HS MN K
Lucas Jose Bloomingdale HS FL K

All American: Class of 2015

Player School State Qualified
Daniel LaCamera East Lake HS FL K & P
Sterling Hofrichter Armwood HS FL K & P

Honorable Mention: Class of 2015

Player School State Qualified
Zach Gleaton Zephyrhills HS FL K

All American: Class of 2016

Player School State Qualified
Stephen Yaffe Carrollwood Day School FL K & P

Honorable Mention: Class of 2016

Player School State Qualified
Mac Brown St Thomas Academy MN K & P

The Top Tier All American Program is run by Tom Feely, Owner of Feely Athletics, and Chris Husby, owner of Special Teams Football Academy.   More information can be found at or view our Camp video.

Thank you
-Coach Tom Feely & Coach Chris Husby