husbyAbout Coach Chris Husby

Coach Husby owns and runs Special Teams Football Academy.  He is a Professional Kicking, Punting and Snapping instructor and a former NFL Free Agent Punter of 6 years.  He trains athletes that span from the Midwest, Canada and various international countries.  He brings together some of the top experts in the Midwest to help athletes reach their highest potential.

All instructors are former kickers, punters, snappers who have competed at the highest level of Football as an NFL kicker/punter, Free Agent, or succeeded at the Collegiate level.

Chris attended the University of St. Thomas. Received a degree in marketing and finance and played football (for 5 years) there as a linebacker, kicker and punter. In his final year of football, he earned Special Teams MVP for the Tommies, was a 2x MIAC Special Teams Player of the Week and was one of the top punters in the MIAC.  Soon after Chris pursued the NFL level as a punter & kicking specialist.

Chris has learned and trained with some of the best NFL instructors in the industry.  He also competed against some of the best punters in the world (some whom have been signed in the NFL) in many NFL Free Agent Kicking & Punting Combines.  Chris played minor league football as a punter and kicker for 6 years.

In 2009, he joined the St Paul Pioneers and helped win the NAFL National Championship in Miami, FL and was selected to play in the All American Bowl.   He decided that he wanted to give back in the industry and teach athletes the tools of what it takes to succeed as a punter and kicker trying to get to the next level.

Chris holds one on one lessons, small group lessons and clinics, Special Teams camps, and National Camp Series evaluations and camps for kickers, punters & snappers.  He also helps mentor the athletes to be good student athletes and teaches the mental aspects of punting, kicking and snapping, and helps them pursue college football.

In 2010, he coached 9 kickers & punters in the All American Bowl and in 2011 trained 5 kickers & punters that earned All State Recognition.

He is a volunteer Special Teams Coach for Wayzata High School, which helped produce one of the Top Special Teams units in the Conference and Metro in 2011. Both Kicker & Punter earned various All Conference, All Metro and All State honors.

He is a member of National Camp Series and its prestigious network of kicking coaches.  He is also a Special Teams Analyst & Columnist for (The MN Site for!)