Coaches

NATHAN CHAPMAN     MELBOURNE

Nathan Chapman’s history includes 8 years as a professional AFL player with
 two teams  – Brisbane and Hawthorn.
In 2004 he signed a contract with the Green Bay Packers.
Nathan prides himself on providing the best technical coaching program
in Australia that will give his students an edge in this highly competitive
 industry.
He fully assesses each student and tailors the program to benefit each one
and fully maximise their ability – to make them the best punter they can be
and enable them to confidently compete for those college or NFL roster spots.
Training a young man from Australia and developing him to be the best first year
player in America in College, after training him for 12 months, shows the quality of our training.
We are very proud of that.

JOHN SMITH  MELBOURNE

John Smith’s s history includes time spent as an NFL and CFL free agent kicker in the 1980s.

Voted the greatest  U.K born kicker in a recent online poll, John was also selected as the placekicker for the 2009  Australian team,

having represented Victoria at the National Championships in 2008,at the age of 47.
John’s expertise  in developing the Prokick Australia program
with Nathan comes from 10 years’ experience with one of Australia’s premier training companies. John also adds his 30  years of football experience  to the Prokicker.com brand alongside Rick Sang and Ray Guy.
With a wealth of NFL, CFL and NCAA contacts, including many close friends, the profile of Prokick Australia is grwing month by month as football coaches at all levels appreciate  othe times and effort being spent in developing players to the required level.
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DAVE TUINAVAI    MELBOURNE   CONQUEST ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Dave Tuinvai handles all of Prokick Australia’s fitness and strength needs.

Joining up with Prokick in 2011, Dave has been instrumental in getting our students prepared for the super intense world of College Football.

Dave has an amazing resume including working for the Melb Storm, the Tongan World Rugby 7s and also currently World Boxing Champion Sam “The King” Soloman.

An absolute master at his craft he also runs 8 week professional sports academy that is designed to give any player an edge when it comes to being prepared for their next sporting pre season.

Dave has trained our punters that have ended up at Utah, Penn State, Michigan, USC, Washington, Houston, UNC, CMU, Maryland, LSU, Oregon State, Georgia State, Hawaii, UAB,  and more.

You can check out Dave’s work at

https://www.facebook.com/CQAthleticPerformance/?fref=ts

STEPHEN IRVINE   SYDNEY

 Heading up our NSW coaching position, stephen Irvine brings a wealth of
currant game knowledge and expertise.
After spending a season at Stockton Lightning Stephen is back in Australia
honing his skills and assessing any talent in the NSW area.
A great communicator and avid learner, stephen has been personally coached
by some of the greatest coaches in the USA. He now brings that information to you.
Stephen will be assessing any interested Punters and Kickers in NSW.
Please contact Nathan Chapman at  nathan@prokickaustralia.com to get in
touch with Stephen.

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DAVID LONIE           GOLD COAST

Prokick Australia welcomes another coach to its staff in David.
A highly experienced footballer at College has also spent time at NFL level
With this knowledge, he will be another great addition to the Prokick family and staff.

2005: Ranked third in the Pac-10 and 32nd nationally with an average of 41.95 yards per punt … 21 of his 61 punts landed inside opponents’ 20-yard line … had 10 punts that covered more than 50 yards,including a 56-yarder against USC … had five punts downed inside the Sacramento State 20 in the season opener …

also kicked off 68 times with 27 touchbacks … credited with three tackles during the season … American studies major.

Signed with the NFL’s Washington Redskins … a first-team Pac-10 All-Academic choice as a senior in 2005 … did not have a punt blocked during his career.

David will look after our students who are based on the Gold Coast in  QLD.

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TYSON BEATIE     PERTH

Tyson Beattie was one of College Football’s most consistent punters during 2002-2006. He started all four seasons at Indiana University in the Big Ten. After his junior year in which he averaged 42.1 yards per punt, he was named honourable mention All Big Ten. He broke school records for punting yardage and is third in school history for average.

After graduating he spent time in the Buffalo Bills mini camp in 2007

Based in Perth he is looking forward to helping other Australian punters reach their goals.

 

 

 

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