In the Summer of 2014 I was reunited with a long snapper I had experience with before, Wesley Manderscheid. We played against each other our senior year of high school and am now very impressed with him as both a long snapper and a person.
|Long Snapping in the rain|
Wesley and I initially long snapped out on the field, but the weather soon turned awful, but not before we got some film to watch and evaluate. The spiral was the main issue that needed work and the changes to it gave him more power. His accuracy was always good and continued to stay consistent with the changes we made.
The most impressive part of the whole long snapping lesson was how impressive his short snaps were. Outside they were all performed in the rain and had perfect placement and speed. It was very impressive with a heavy wet ball. He has been the field goal snapper at Valparaiso since his freshman year and has had much success with it and it should continue. When we went inside the short snaps were even more impressive, especially after the hand changes to his spiral. All of them were perfect laces and even better location.
|Showing great form on short snaps|
- Long Snapping Coach Mike Famiglietti