Coaching Staff

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Nate Kaeding

Chief Instructor

  • Camp Alumnus
  • Professionally trained and certified educator and coach
  • Two-time Collegiate 1st Team All-American…2002 Lou Groza Award Winner
  • 65th overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers
  • Two-time NFL Pro Bowl participant
  • Converted 181 of 210 field goal attempts during NFL career for 86.2 percent
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Alex Henery

Chief Instructor

  • Camp Alumnus
  • Collegiate 1st Team All-American kicker and punter at Nebraska
  • Most accurate kicker in NCAA D1 football history (89.5%)
  • 120th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Set NFL rookie record with an 88.9% field goal percentage in 2011
  • Made 75 of 91 FG attempts(82.4%) in four NFL seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions
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Jan Stenerud

Chief Instructor Emeritus

  • Served nine years as Chief Camp Instructor.
  • Actively involved in creating camp curriculum.
  • First, and only, pure kicker enshrined in the NFL Hall of Fame (1991).
  • 19-year NFL career with Kansas City, Green Bay and Minnesota,
  • Kicked 373 field goals; totaled 1,699 points and played in six Pro Bowls.

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Mac Percival

Senior Instructor

  •  Eight seasons with Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys
  •  Made 101 field goals as pro
  •  Lead league in second season with 25 of 36 FGs
  •  34 years with camp
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Mike Eischeid

Senior Instructor

  •  Nine seasons with Oakland Raiders and Minnesota Vikings
  •  Career average of 41.2 yards on 565 punts
  •  Best season was 44.3-yard average
  •  Played in three Super Bowls
  •  10 years with camp


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Scott Hale

Camp Director

  •  Camp Alumnus
  •  Iowa State University
  •  39 years with camp
  •  Respected clinic speaker


Nick Matsen

Assistant Director and Long-snapper Instructor

  •  Camp Alumnus
  •  Full-time educator at Southeast Polk High School
  •  20-year camp instructor
  •  Standout for University of Northern Iowa


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Ryan Dixon


  • Assistant coach for Valley High School of West Des Moines, IA
  • Special teams standout for University of Northern Iowa
  • Eighth year on the camp staff


Andy Gelb

Punting Instructor

  • Camp Alumnus
  • Three-year starter for Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Compiled a 39.1-yard average on 40 punts in 2016
  • Had a career long punt of 72 yards
  • Fifth year on the camp staff
  • All-state selection while at Bellevue East High School

Brett Maher


  • Camp Alumnus
  • 1st Team All-Big Ten kicker (2012) and punter (2011)—
  • Set University of Nebraska mark for points scored in a season (119)
  • Converted 39 of 50 FGs at Nebraska and averaged 43.2 yards on 120 punts
  • Four-year veteran of the CFL wit 107 field goals in 137 attempts
  • As Dallas Cowboy rookie in 2018, made 29 of 36 FG attempts, including a 62-yarder

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Derrick Frost

Punting Instructor

  • Played for Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers
  • Averaged 41.2 yards on 365 career punts over six NFL seasons from 2003-08
  • Averaged 42.2 yards per punt at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Five years as camp instructor


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Logan Biegler

Punting Instructor

  • Camp Alumnus
  • Punter for University of Northern Iowa from 2012-15
  • Averaged 40.9 yards on 164 career punts for the Panthers
  • Standout at Southeast Polk (IA) High School
  • Staff member for five years