With the majority of specialists historically being recruited the latest, all the way through the summer following their senior year, a number of Kohl's Kicking, Punting, and Long Snapping athletes in the Class of 2023 have found early success with great performances at Kohl's events, during their seasons, and at college camps.
Robby LaPlante has been coaching Special Teams in Arizona for over 7 years. He started at Apollo High School and has been at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, AZ for 11 years now. He has helped numerous specialist reach the next level and continues to do so as a Kohl's Regional Coach.
Robby played in high school and was voted ALL-LA Times in 1999, ALL - AV Press and state honors. He holds multiple records at Lancaster High in California.
Robby and his wife are both teachers in Mesa, AZ and he has a 7 year old daughter and a 5 year old son.