Since 2003, Special Teams Solutions has provided kickers, punters and long-snappers elite training and instruction across the northeast. A team of current and former Division I and NFL specialists, STS has trained hundreds of players at the high school and college level including many all-conference, all-state and all-American performers. Through our extensive coaching contacts, STS has referred and placed more than 300 specialists at the college level, many with full or partial scholarships!
Jim Cooper: signed a full scholarship to Temple University where he started from 1984-1987 and earned a B.S. Highlights of his career include a school record 52 yarder and 28 yard game winning field goal versus the Pitt Panthers. Cooper had professional tryouts with several NFL teams including the Oakland Raiders and had the opportunity to train with former NFL MVP Mark Moseley of the Washington Redskins. Played professionally with the Atlantic City Cardsharks in the National Indoor Football League.
Matt Felber: walked on and played at Virginia Tech from 1998-2001 where he graduated with a B.S. Had a standout kicking and punting prep career at Randolph Macon Academy. A
native of northern Virginia, Felber has been working kicking camps and training football specialists in the DC area since shortly after graduation.
Nick Ferrara: connected on 18 of 25 field goals (long of 52 yards) as a true freshman for the University of Maryland in 2009 which earned him Freshman All American honors. Was the starting field goal, kickoff and punter for the Terps for most of the 2010 - 2011 seasons. Finished his career at Stony Brook and was named All-Conference punter in 2013.
Geir Gudmundsen: is a former long snapper and lineman at the University of Albany where he earned a B.S. degree. Gudmundsen then took his skills to the NFL where he snapped for the Buffalo Bills. He is now a strength and conditioning trainer and works with many college and professional athletes. Gudmundsen has done extensive work preparing future professional football players for the NFL, CFL and Arena Football Leagues.
Chris Koepplin: kicked and punted for two seasons at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y. before accepting a scholarship to University of Massachusetts from where he graduated with a B.S. Chris earned 2nd Team All-Atlantic 10 Honors in 2006 after connecting on 16 of 23 FG's (long of 48) and 51 of 52 PAT's for the A-10 Champion and National Finalist Minutemen! Chris finished his career at UMASS in 2007 as one of the best in school history and has gone on to the Arena Football League and New England Patriots of the NFL.
Lee McDonald: signed a full scholarship to Rutgers University from where he earned a B.A. and M.Ed. The former Scarlet Knight is known for his 1999 game winning overtime field goal that upset the Syracuse Orangemen 24-21. McDonald also garnered Special Teams Player of the Week honors twice during his career and was twice named to the Big East Conference Academic Team. McDonald then kicked for the Buffalo Destroyers of the Arena Football League and the Norfolk Nighthawks where he set several Arena 2 football kicking records including most field goals in one game (6) that earned him AF2 Player of the Week honors.
Gerry McGroarty: A two-time All-State selection and Super Prep All-American whose 64-yard field goal is the longest in Pennsylvania state history and the fourth longest in high school football history. Gerry signed a full-scholarship to Buffalo from where he graduated with a B.A. and performed kickoff duties and long-field goals (career long of 46) for four years. Gerry finished his college career as a force on kickoffs for the 2008 MAC Champion Bulls who also appeared in the International Bowl!
David Teggart: an all-state athlete out of Northborough, MA, David signed a full scholarship to the University of Connecticut after an awesome performance at the 1st Annual STS College Exposure Camp. David took over as the starting kicker in 2008 and earned Freshman All-American honors after connecting on 13 of 15 field goals and all 16 PAT's! David finished his UCONN career by hitting over 76% of his field goals, placing 3rd all time in points in the Big East Conference. Graduated from UCONN with a B.S. degree and then signed with the Chicago Bears for the 2012 season. David's father, David Teggart Sr., a former record setting University of New Hampshire kicker, is also part of the STS staff.
Charlie Titus: walked-on at Rutgers University and earned a full scholarship after becoming the starting punter. He graduated from Rutgers with a B.A. in 2000 and finished his career with a 41.9 yard average on 155 career punts. In 1998, Titus was honored by the Big East Conference as the Special Teams Player of the Week after averaging 51.4 yards on three punts during a Scarlet Knight victory over the Naval Academy. In addition to training with All-Pro NFL punters Sean Landetta and Josh Miller, Titus had several private try-outs for NFL teams including the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins and the Pittsburgh Stealers.