Tom Feely

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Owner and President of the Feely Kicking School; Kicking, Punting and Longsnapping Head Coach nationally

tfeely@feelyathletics.com

Home Phone: 813-205-5008

Education/Professional Accomplishments:

Tom began his career teaching and coaching in Minnesota in 1974. After his first two seasons as a varsity high school football coach he already had back to back state championships on his coaching resume. He has been coaching continously serving as head coach, offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, and special teams coordinator. He currently coaches special teams for Armwood High School in Tampa, Florida .

Tom studied Sports Psychology under the famous Dr. Robert Singer and Dr David Pargman while pursuing his Doctorate in the field of Sports Psychology. Tom focused his research on the power of mental imagery and factors producing “mental toughness”.

In January of 2007, Tom Feely earned National Board Certification. He is the only Nationally Board Certified Teacher working in the kicking coaching industry.

Tom began his specialty as a kicking coach in 1992 when his oldest son, Jay Feely, was 14 and became interested in becoming a kicker in high school. Jay is currently in his 12th year as an NFL kicker, currently with the Arizona Cardinals.

Tom and his sons, Jay, John, and Ryan are all very instrumental in our mission to spread to the athletes we are privileged to encounter, not only the skills of kicking and punting, but more importantly, the attitudes and values that help make young people become successful at whatever they dream to accomplish. Tom’s rich background as a teacher, passionately shares with his protégées.

Family:

Tom Feely sr St. Thomas High School MinnesotaTom was born and raised as one of four boys of a true coaching legend, his father (left), Tom Feely Sr. who was inducted into the college basketball Hall of Fame in 1977 as both a player and coach.

Tom Feely Sr.’s legacy continued as his boys were all sports legends in Minnesota both as players and coaches. Their collective accomplishments are too numerous to list here.


Tom (Jr.) also raised six sons, many of whom have successful careers, most notably...

 

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Jay Feely

New York Jets Kicker

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Ryan Feely

Jacksonville University All-American Kicker/Punter