Special Teams Skills and Drills with Kasey Teegardinby IHSFCA Illinois High School Football Coaches Association
Special teams play an important role in the success of every football team. Both offensive and defensive players play an important role on special teams. They are responsible for maintaining a good field position for their offense, as well as giving the opposition the worst field position possible. The punt and kickoff return teams, as well as kickoff coverage and punt coverage teams, should all be trained separately. Focusing on their specified goals.
In this course, Special Teams Coordinator Kasey Teegardin discusses the skills and drills he focuses on to develop an elite special team. He covers coverages, returns, drills, and game examples of what is required to be a great special team.
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Kasey Teegardin | Indiana University | Special Teams Coordinator & Outside Linebackers Coach
• Indiana head coach Tom Allen promoted Kasey Teegardin to special teams coordinator on Jan. 19, 2020. He also oversees the outside linebackers.
• Tutored the husky and the bull positions in 2020, and the safeties in 2018 and 2019.
• The Hoosiers finished 2021 tied for first in the country with four blocked punts.
• IU scored on an 81-yard punt return and blocked punt return in the Idaho win.
• Indiana last scored twice on special teams at Kentucky on Sept. 20, 1969 (2 punt returns) and last scored on a block at Michigan on Sept. 27, 2003.
• Kicker Charles Campbell earned 2020 second-team All-Big Ten honors, while punter Haydon Whitehead and return specialist Reese Taylor carded honorable-mention recognition.
• Campbell led the conference in field goal percentage after he made 10-of-11 (90.9) and all 25 of his extra-point attempts.
• A Ray Guy Award semifinalist, Whitehead averaged 43.4 yards, which ranks fourth on the Hoosiers single-season list.
• Teegardin’s special teams unit shared fifth in ESPN’s special team's efficiency rankings