KICK NATION is owned and operated by Chris Shaw, a former standout punter/kicker and record holder for the RAGIN CAJUNS. Chris and his team, who include:
- Matt Fodge: former Ray Guy award winner and top record setting punter for Oklahoma State Cowboys
- Aaron King: 2-Time All-American from UTEP, and current professional Long Snapper for the UFL Sacremento Bearcats
They serve as consultants to over 50 colleges, and runs camps for several D1 colleges, many of which are in the top 25.
KICK NATION has and will continue to have multiple All-Americans, All-Conference Kickers, several Lou Groza award finalists, Ray Guy finalists and multitudes of High School ALL-State selections.
KICK NATION is involved with several coaches' associations including the AFCA, THSCA, and the DFW Coaches' Clinic along with being involved with the Special Olympics, American Cancer Society and St. Judes's Organizations. Our work now takes us all over the country from California to New York. And our list of schools continues to grow.
"Our guys are our business," Shaw says. "They make up what KICK NATION is all about: class, integrity, dignity, courage, strength, life lessons, skills, and leadership both on and off the field."
KICKNATION’S guiding principles are to teach, train and mentor kickers, punters and snappers all across the country with effective hands on approach. With 35 years of combined experience in playing and coaching, Chris Shaw a former RAGIN CAJUN and record setting holder in the kicking game along with his staff of which consists of former College All-Americans and NFL Veterans.
Chris and his team have trained some of the current and past All-Americans, Lou Groza and Ray Guy award finalists as well as current 2008 Ray Guy Award Winner MATT FODGE of OKLAHOMA STATE, 2010 Lou Groza Award Winner Dan Bailey current Dallas Cowboy, 2011 Lou Groza Award Winner Randy Bullock and current Houston Texan; KICKNATION has been hands on in the college coaching world running over 75 D1 College camps in the last seven years , speaking at clinics and chalk talks all over the country for AFCA and HS coaching Conventions. 2013 KICKNATION was named the main feature to do the SPECIAL TEAMS Chalk Talk in the AFCA Magazine for all 6 issues.
When a coach or an athlete attends a KICKNATION camp or clinic, they become equipped with a better knowledge of the game with a “real” road map to success. Too many times players and coaches go to camps and/or clinics wondering how they can implement what they have been educated on. KICKNATION provides you tools which create success. At KICKNATION your success is our success, together we can make a difference.
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