Illinois Winter Kicking Clinic & College Exposure Event

February 18th 2019 (President’s Day – No School) 
9:00AM – 6:00PM
Avantis Dome, Pekin, IL

This is 12th year of Illinois Kicking Camp – Avantis Dome. Enrollment is limited due to space constraints. This event sells out on most years.

  • Preferred camper age: 12 to 18.
  • This is a one day kicking skills development clinic and evaluation event for specialists who are looking to get a head start on competition for the 2019 football season, and find out how they compare to their classmates. We will spend majority of the camp on field goals and kickoffs. We will cover punting technique, go through punting drills and off-season preparation. 
  • COLLEGE EXPOSURE EVENT. Class of 2019, 2020 and 2021 athletes will have an opportunity to get evaluated for college referrals. Most college ask kicking coaches for their top performers. Kick well, and we will get your name and statistics to colleges.
  • High school senior kickers who are looking to kick in college are welcome to attend and learn effective kicking off the ground.
  • Athletes who are punters-only check in at 4:30 PM. There are usually 5 or less pure punters who work on developing their skills with one of our outstanding coaches for hour and half.
  • HIGH SCHOOL COACHES are welcome to attend the clinic for free and learn from coach Filipovic and his staff. 


  • How pros kick and train
  • What exercises and drills will take your skills to a higher level
  • How to prepare for a successful season from January until the last game
  • What you need to do to get seen by college coaches
  • What parents need to do to help with recruiting process
  • Equipment secrets of the pros
  • And much more…


  • Individual video analysis and breakdown
  • Teaching of skills of kicking and punting
  • Teaching of game scenario kicks
  • Competitions
  • Individual college potential evaluation

Head Coach
Filip Filipovic, NFL veteran, professional kicking coach

Assistant Coaches

  • Ryan Donahue – Detroit Lions, Iowa Hawkeyes
  • Thomas Kinney – NFL free agent, Southern Illinois
  • more staff will be added…

Coach to Camper Ratio is always 1:7 or better.

**Read about our outstanding staff on the STAFF PAGE.

Kickers and Kicker/Punter Combos


Punters Only (4:30PM-6:00PM)