At the end of July I got a unique opportunity to work with specialists in a different capacity as Coach Eddie Gran (pictured above), University of Tennessee Special Teams Coordinator, offered me the opportunity to be a Special Teams Intern and learn the X’s and O’s of Special Teams from him. I learned an incredible amount about Special Teams from Coach Gran and it was an incredible opportunity to be a part of the All Star Coaching Staff that my alma mater has put together at Tennessee.
As the football season concluded I hopped on a plane to Melbourne, Australia and joined Coach Zauner, his wife Michelle, and media consultant Craig Kasnoff to Australia to search for punting talent for Coach Zauner’s Free Agent Combine. We have seen some punters with incredible legs here and there is no question that Australia definitely has some serious punting talent.
I will conclude this year with the Tennessee Football Team at the Chick Fi-La Bowl in Atlanta for bowl practice and the game on New Year’s Eve. Once the game is over then I will be back to being a full time kicking consultant.
This year has been an extremely busy year for me but has also been one of the most rewarding of my life. I have learned a wealth of knowledge on special teams throughout this year and I continue to sharpen my craft as a coach every day.
I am blessed with the opportunity this next year to be Coach Zauner’s Camp Coordinator as he will be expanding into more kicking camps. I also will continue to be available for One on One Kicking Instruction in Tennessee throughout the year. I look forward to another great year and I am excited to see what this next year will bring!
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