Recap of the OH Fall Camp

Great group of instructors in Ohio!

Rubio Long Snapping traveled to OH on December 17th, 2017 for their fall camp. Rubio Long Snapping has traveled the country this fall instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for their season and beyond. Following OH, Rubio Long Snapping will head to the Super Bowl for Long Snappers, VEGAS XXXI on January 12-14, 2018.

Long Snappers from IL, IA, NY, NJ, OH, NE, DE, SD, IN, MI, VA, WI, GA, TX, MS & PA all traveled to his camp to get the best instruction and exposure in the world of Long Snapping.

Here are the RSI Scores from the OH Camp…

Champion Joe Shimko


The overall winner of the camp was Joseph Shimko (NJ, ‘19). Shimko is one of the rare Long Snappers in he world that actually gets better over the day. When others are getting tired, Shimko gets more polished. He was actually the overall speed champion with a snap of a .65 and he also won the NJ summer and fall camps! To say Shimko is on a roll is a gross understatement. TONS of athleticism and his ball rips back to the punter. Kid just keeps on improving and improving.

The finals in Brad George (50.00), John Morton (45.88), Roen McCullough (43.66), Aidan Hall (43.37), Michael Vinson (42.67) and Joe Shimko (39.44). You can see the full finals video below…


Roen McCullough

Roen was very solid in OH and left no doubt he was the best 2018 Long Snapper in attendance. Body is strong and he rips the ball back to the punter. When Roen reaches all the way through, he is as good as anyone in the country.

Michael Vinson has good size, moves well on his feet and snaps a nice, consistent ball in the mid .7s all day long. Ball is quick and hits in The Rubio Zone over and over. Locking down his spiral is going to be huge for Vinson.

Evan Jennings is thick and powerful with great overall body snapping. Big fan of how Jennings was using all of his body in Ohio.

Levi McKinney is athletic and can snap a quick ball. Always improving and has a very good attitude.

Bailey Pickering is a JC Long Snapper that can hit in the high .7s and moved really well on his feet.

Notables: Corey Fichter, Freddy Barnes, Dylan Remington, Jase Whittner


Joe Shimko

Joe Shimko was a machine in OH. Runs like the wind and snaps like a champion because that is what he is… NJ this summer, NJ this fall and OH in the fall. He is on fire and I don’t see him slowing down. The bigger and stronger he gets, the more dominate Shimko becomes.

JC Vega came up from GA and was one of the final three Long Snappers in the speed competition and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. His ball can hit in the low .6s! He is very athletic and could easily be a factor on any college punt team. Locking down his release point will be huge in increase his accuracy.

Samuel Wiesbrook is extremely long with a frame that could easily put on another fifty pounds over the next couple of years. Hovers from mid .6s to high .7s and locking down his consistent form will push him way over the edge. Samuel could easily be a TOP 12 member at VEGAS XXXI.

Donato Crisanti is another tall drink of water with massive upside. When he is on, Donato is very on and could be a TOP 12 member at VEGAS XXXI. Athletic and full of upside.

Jude Pedrozo is strong, has a good frame and is one of the most smooth Long Snappers in the country. Snapping with full power and strength is going to be huge for Jude.

John Morton made it to the finals once again and is proving time and time again that he is one of the most consistent Long Snappers in the country.

Brad George can snap a very quick ball with his solid form and tremendous attitude.

Sean Wracher is an athletic Long Snapper with great upside. Follows through well and has the ability to get the ball in the .7s when he really lets it go. Keep an eye on Wracher.

Thomas Peterson is big, smooth and extremely consistent. Hovered right at .75 throughout the whole day.

Brendan Beattie has a quick ball that jumps out of the gate well and is really accurate.

Aidan Hall is accurate, consistent and always improving.

Cayson Pfeiffer has a good frame and I like his attitude. Ball is powerful and his upside is solid.

Kuper Imrem was snapping with confidence and hitting in the mid to high .7s. Always improving.

Luke Hosford was impressive with his athleticism and consistency of speed. Locking down his spiral will be huge.

Notables: Nolan Rossback, Mike Wojciechowski, Collin Kinniry, Caiden Hahn


Jake Foggia

Jake Foggia was the most consistent sophomore Long Snapper at the OH camp with his very fluid and smooth snaps.

Cooper Frazier is a massive sophomore from MS that got better as the day went on. If he can get his body straight when he is snapping back to the punter, his accuracy will be off the charts. Cooper was very impressive and definitely someone to keep an eye on at VEGAS XXXI.

Samuel Merryman was ne of the most athletic Long Snappers in OH and is absolutely dripping with potential. Leaning back is going to be massive for him in the future.

Notables: Jesse Smith and Mick Bastuga


Zach Tylor

Zach Taylor came over from NJ and was easily the best freshman Long Snapper in attendance. He is accurate, has great form and can already snap sub .80 when he lets the ball fly.

Aaron Brannock had a great day in OH and was snapping a very consistent ball all day long. Great attitude and always improving.

Triston O’Brien is long, lean and has good upside. Locking down his hands on the ball pre-snap, will really increase his overall speed and accuracy.

Notables: Ben Cerrato, Jordan Newhouse

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Recap of the IL Fall Camp (9/25/16)

ChicagoRubio Long Snapping traveled to Illinois on September 25th, 2016 for their fall camp and the talent did not disappoint. Rubio Long Snapping will be traveling the country this fall instructing Long Snappers and getting them all ready for the biggest event of the year, VEGAS XXIX!

Long Snappers from IN, TN, MI NE, WI, MO, MN, KS & IL all traveled to get the best instruction and the most exposure possible for Long Snapping.


Nate Durham

The overall camp champion was Nate Durham (IL, ’17)! Nate was exceptional all day long with smooth, consistent snaps and some good speed on the ball. Very accurate and consistent with snaps locked in the .7s all day long. Body is solid and he is snapping with some solid confidence. Very impressed with Nate as he was down in the final against Ryan Langan and fought back to win the championship and earn a free admission to VEGAS XXIX!

You can actually watch the finals between Nate Durham and Ryan Langan HERE on Periscope.

The next stop for Rubio Long Snapping will be FL next week with PA following one week later.

Top 2017 Long Snappers


Joe Calcagno

Joe Calcagno was a machine all day long in Chicago. The Penn St. commit is a VERY strong Long Snapper with great power and excellent form. He is snapping with great confidence and is looking ready for the next level sooner than later.

Zach Appio got VERY hot throughout the day and was snapping very fast balls in the speed competition. Snapping with confidence and looked really good all day.

Dylan Castro is EASILY one of the smoothest Long Snappers in the country and is just always on point. Quiet and dominant Long Snapper. Really snapping with good power right now on the ball.

Ryan Langan won the speed competition and snaps a really powerful ball that crushes the punter. When he is on, he can hit in the high .6s. TONS of potential on this NE Long Snapper.

Chaz Satnan is a monster on the field and one of the most improved Long Snappers in the past year. The more he improves his athleticism, the better he is. Smooooooooth Long Snapper.

img_0864Drew Wise can be one of the best Long Snappers, easily, in the country when he is on. Being consistent and letting the ball fly out of his hands will help a ton in the long run. Upside is off the charts for Wise.

Erik Abrell is beyond smooth and looked great in IL. Body is solid and he snaps with power.

Matt Hembrough is a VERY athletic Long Snapper with a frame that a college coach is going to love. Rooms for some good weight and he has great form. Love his attitude.

NOTABLES: Tanner Curry, Grant Higgins

Top 2018 Long Snappers


Trey Corley

Trey Corley caught fire several times in IL. Frame is very solid and he can pass an eyeball test right now. When he is on, he is REALLY on. Once he gets his eyes through, he will dominate. He could be an absolute monster at VEGAS XXIX.

Ron Gaines was really impressive in Chicago. He has done a great job working on his body and becoming more of an athletic Long Snapper.

Michael Vinson is a large Long Snapper with good power and the ability to snap in the .7s on punts. Love to see him focus on confidence and just letting the ball fly out of his hands.

Brendan Watson can snap a ball very quickly and once he locks down the spiral, he will dominate. He has a couple months until VEGAS XXIX, so he can easily make the fixes to dominate there.

NOTABLES: Bryce Bouwens, Jack Mullen, Alex Rosenbaum, DJ Shefland, Ryan Walsh

Top 2019 Long Snappers


Patrick Szczesniak

Patrick Szczesniak has a very long, athletic frame with room to put on some good weight over the next couple of years.

Drew Little has great form and snaps a really nice ball. His punter must love him now and his future coaches will love him for his accuracy and consistency.

Brad George snaps the ball with some great power and VERY quick hands. Needs to lock down the spiral prior to VEGAS XXIX to really dominate.

NOTABLES: Charles Gambs, Logan Johnson, Nolan Rossback, Nathan Tokar, Charlie Burr, Kuper Imrem

Top 2020 Long Snappers

David Boan

David Boan

David Boan is on the verge of being one of the greats. Keeping focus on his form and making sure he is continuing on this path will make for a fun journey.

Christo Kelly was impressive in IL with good overall snap speeds and a solid upside.

Ethan Jones was snapping the ball with some good form and a solid attitude.

NOTABLES: Michael Bastuga


  • My rankings are NOT done just from The Rubio Target and will always be announced when they are completed on social media. For summer camps, they have been promised by October 1, 2016 due to the amount of travel Rubio Long Snapping will have to do.
  • My rankings are NOT done from some mathematical formula.
  • My rankings ARE done by me and my several select member of my senior staff. That is why they take a good amount of time. (Think of it this way, it takes MONTHS to build a Rolls Royce but only hours to build an average car)
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  • All Long Snappers are ranked after their first fall camp of their freshman year in high school.

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Chris-Rubio-2Rubio Long Snapping is, by far, the biggest and best resource for Long Snappers in the country. Offering the best instruction and most exposure in the world. Rubio Long Snapping can help you to become the best snapper you can be!

In just 12 years, Chris Rubio, President and Owner of Rubio Long Snapping, has become the #1 Long Snapping instructor in the country and the go-to man when a college coach needs a Long Snapper. Colleges from across the country rely on “Rubio’s” word day in and day out on who the best Long Snappers are in the country. Rubio Long Snapping has assisted in over 300 Long Snappers earning FULL SCHOLARSHIPS to major colleges and universities just for Long Snapping and many into the NFL as well.