12:00PM - 5:00PM
Class of 2021-2024
On Sunday, December 6th, 2020, Prep Redzone, Jake Lemming, Chris Nendick, Spenser Thompson-Meyers, and Jimmy Flynn have teamed up to offer a comprehensive, 4-hour kicking and punting showcase at the Sparta Dome in Crown Point, Indiana. First and foremost, all players will receive direct kicking and punting instruction on the drills and techniques that have helped countless high school specialists earn college scholarships. In addition to learning the techniques and drills necessary to succeed as a college kicker and punter, all players will participate in combine-style competitions where they will have their reps charted.
At the conclusion of the showcase, Jake Lemming, Director of National Scouting for Prep Redzone, will rank the top kickers and punters as well as complete comprehensive write-ups on the top performers. The rankings and write-ups will be published on Prep Redzone's website and can be used as a valuable recruiting tool. The Prep Redzone Kicking & Punting Showcase is the ideal platform for kickers and punters from across the midwest to compete against each other to earn a spot atop the Prep Redzone specialist rankings.
Run of Show:
12:00PM - 1:00PM: Registration
1:00-1:15: Introductions and Camp Format
1:15-1:45: Dynamic Warm-up
1:45-2:30: Field Goal Introduction & Field Goal Competition
2:30-2:45: Q&A session with Jake Lemming, Coach Nendick, Coach Thompson-Meyers, and Coach Flynn
2:45-3:30: Kickoff Introduction and Kickoff Competition
3:30-4:15: Punt Introduction and Punt Competition
4:15-5:00: Final Competitions & Camp Wrap-up
- Top 2 field goal kickers go head-to-head
- Top 2 punters go head to head-to-head
- Top 2 kickoff specialists go head-to-head
Frequently Asked Questions
The Prep Redzone Kicking Showcase is the #1 fall league for college exposure and elite competition. Prep Redzone Scouts will be in attendance evaluating prospects.
Jake first joined the Prep Redzone team as a regional scout in the midwest, helping compile rankings and content for successful launches in Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio. His social media activity and innovative coverage helped pave the way for 20+ Prep Redzone sites launched in 2020.
Most recently, Lemming was an analyst for Tom Lemming Prep Football, as well as a coach at the collegiate level, with a stint as the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Judson University. He’s served on the sidelines at the Division I level (New Mexico State University), the Division III level (Benedictine University), as well as the high school level (Anthony Wayne High School).
Lemming played defensive back at Bowling Green State University where he helped the team capture the 2015 Mid-American Conference Championship, taking down Northern Illinois before advancing to the GoDaddy Bowl against Georgia Southern.
Chris is a former Division 1 kicker for the Northern Illinois University Huskies. He finished his college career as the school's second-highest in field goals made and posted Mid-American Conference's second-longest consecutive PAT streak with 108. Nendick took his talents to the Arena Football League where he played for the Chicago Slaughter for three years.
Nendick has been a member of the Chris Sailer Kicking staff for the past decade and trains aspiring kickers and punters in the Chicagoland area. Chris is available weekly to work with specialists of all ages.
Spenser Thompson Meyers graduated from St. Norbert College, a Division III school in Northeast Wisconsin. While there, he was a 2x All-American and 4x All-Conference kicker, and he finished his collegiate career as one of the most highly decorated Division III kickers of all time. Thompson Meyers holds various conference and DIII records. As a result of his ability and work ethic, he received a minicamp invite from the Cleveland Browns. Currently, Thompson Meyers is an NFL free agent who aspires to kick in the NFL.
Coach Jimmy Flynn was a wide receiver and a special teams player for the Saint Xavier University Cougars from 2000-2003. Following his playing days, Coach Flynn coached at the high school level for 12 seasons, primarily working as a special team's coordinator, wide receiver coach, and defensive backs coach. In 2016, Coach Flynn joined the Saint Xavier University coaching staff as the defensive backs and special teams coach. Currently, Coach Flynn is entering his 4th season at Saint Xavier University where he will coach the wide receivers and coordinate the special teams.
Since joining the Saint Xavier University coaching staff, Coach Flynn has traveled across the country meeting with numerous high school, college, and professional special team's coaches to learn the intricacies of special teams. During the off-season, Coach Flynn spends countless hours speaking at clinics and hosting Zoom meetings about special teams.
Education, Competition, Exposure, and Apparel. With your registration fee you're securing your spot in the nation's #1 showcase series where you'll receive an exclusive Prep Redzone t-shirt that's yours to keep. All while being led by local college and high school coaches.
You should bring a water bottle, cleats, face mask.
We will be doing temperature checks at check-in for all prospects. You must register a temperature of 100.3 degrees or below. All equipment and footballs will be sanitized throughout the event.
Prospects must practice social distancing when waiting in line for testing and drills.
The deadline to register will be on Monday the week of the event. However, due to COVID-19 we are accepting a limited number of participants and may shut down registration early if the event becomes full.
We strongly suggest registering as soon as possible to guarantee your spot.
All registered participants will receive a welcome kit email the week of the event.
Event Insurance Purchased
Customers can request a refund for no reason up to 24 hours prior to the event. If inside of 24 hours, a 50% refund or credit towards a future event will be offered. Any notification received after the event has started only a credit towards a future event will be offered, there will be no refund in this scenario.
Event Insurance Not Purchased
Contingent on a signed physician's note, we will offer a full refund or credit towards a future event if we are more than 48 hours out from the event. If we are within 48 hours, we will offer a 50% refund or future event credit. Additionally, if we get an inquiry post event no later than 48 hours after the event we will offer the same thing, a 50% refund or future event credit.