|West Texas A & M Kicker Sergio Castillo, Jr.|
I first met Sergio Castillo, Jr. in 2010 when he came to Scottsdale, Arizona for a One on One Kicking Lesson. Since that time he has come back every year for repeated One on One Lessons to improve his technique and attended PRO Development Camps to get competition.
|Sergio Castillo, Jr. in One on One Kicking Lesson - 2010|
In the three years I have been working lessons and have the opportunity to be around Sergio, I can say this young man has a passion for kicking and is committed to becoming the best he can be, not only on the field but also as importantly academically. He has been a pleasure to work with and I can say I only wish the best for him and his family.
I know Sergio and his mother have sacrificed and saved money to attended PRO Development Camps and to continue taking One on One Kicking Lessons because his goal is to become the best college kicker he can be and have an opportunity to play in the NFL.
Each year I see improvement and which he continues to receive awards. Congratulations to Sergio for achieving another award for his kicking excellence after his junior season at West Texas A & M.
|Sergio Castillo, Jr. Kicking Competition Finalist at 2012 May PRO Development Camp|
West Texas A&M junior defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks was named the Ron Lenz Daktronics Division II Defensive Player of the Year, which was released Tuesday morning by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America. Shippensburg (Pa.) junior quarterback Zach Zulli earned Offensive Player of the Year honors.
In addition to Westbrooks, Buffalo junior place kicker Sergio Castillo, Jr., and senior offensive lineman Manase Foketi were named to the first team. The Buffs had the most first team selections with three and were one of five teams with three selections total between the two teams....
Castillo, Jr., connected on 20 of 23 field goals for the year, including two from over 50 yards and a career-long 56-yarder versus Abilene Christian. He is tied for ninth nationally at 1.33 field goals per game. He was a perfect 16 for 16 in attempts of less than 40 yards to earn top place kicking honors. He average 8.6 points per game ranking 34th nationally. He was a league-best 69 of 70 in extra points.
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|Sergio Castillo, Jr. Attends One on One Lesson in Scottsdale, AZ - 2010|
As a football kicking coach I am grateful to have had the immense pleasure of watching Sergio develop into a fine young man on and off the field.
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