On National Signing Day, our entire staff wants to congratulate the Kohl's Class of 2023 kickers, punters, and long snappers on their offers, commitments, and signings.
Coach Jamie Kohl is the director for Kohl's Professional Camps. He trains many current NFL starters and ranks athletes nationally for Kohl's and ESPN. He started Kohl's camps with his father John Kohl and brother Andy Kohl in 2000 and is widely viewed as the most creditable source for NFL and college coaches.
Coach Kohl was hired as a full-time kicking consultant from 2019-2021 by the Chicago Bears. In that time the Bears specialists thrived. Punter Pat O'Donnell broke the 102-year-old club record for Net Punt in 2019. Cairo Santos broke the club record for field goal percentage during an entire season in 2020. He also broke the record of field goal percentage in consecutive seasons (2020-2021). Santos’ streak of 40 Consecutive field goals made is 3rd all-time in NFL history. In one of the most difficult cities to kick in the NFL, the Bears' special teams were outstanding from 2019-2021. Coach Kohl has recently been hired by the Carolina Panthers for the 2022 season which will be his 4th season working with an NFL franchise.
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His teaching degree and dedication to film study has allowed him to work with the world's best kickers and punters and help them develop their technique and fundamentals. Kohl's detailed film study and video breakdown is still considered the gold standard in the special teams community. Coach Kohl spends countless days conferencing and consulting with top NFL and college coaches to format philosophies that carry over to game-day performance. He is a resource for the Senior Bowl, East/West Shrine, NFL Combine, Under Armour All-American Game, and Blue/Grey All-American Games. Coach Kohl has coached multiple Super Bowl and Pro Bowl players and coaches. He has played a role in thousands of kicking, punting, and snapping college scholarships since 2000. His passion to help dedicated people of character has been a catalyst for the growth of Kohl's Camps over the years.
Personal: Jamie Kohl was a 1st team All-State kicker from WI. He received a full scholarship and became a four-year starter at Iowa State of the Big XII conference. He started 44 consecutive games and finished 4th in school history scoring 217 points. In 1999 Jamie signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks and played in three NFL pre-season games. He and his wife Charlene have four children (Maddie, JJ, Macie, Jace).