The best and most passionate kicking coach I’ve ever seen
— Phil Bennett, Baylor

Rocky Willingham is one of the premier football kicking and punting coaches in the country for high school, college and NFL players. Coach Willingham strives to give each and every athlete the opportunity to succeed, provide them with an opportunity to showcase their skills, and help them in their journey for success. Our philosophy of developing each player individually has brought national recognition and acclaim from many of the top football coaches and players across the country. 

Rocky Willingham has a remarkable record as a defensive backs coach, special teams coordinator and kicking coach, and has seen success at every level, including placing kickers and punters at both the collegiate and professional levels. As a coach and teacher, Rocky is a solid fundamentalist. He works specific drills that teach the body and mind proper position and techniques that will transform an average kicker or punter into an exceptional kicker or punter. Rocky is also highly skilled in the area of coaching deep snappers and holders.


RWKS serves or has served as consultant to over 50 colleges and runs camps for many D1 colleges, eight of which are in the top 25. RWKS has had multiple All-American clients, over 20 All-Conference kickers, 50 plus high school All-State kickers/punters, Lou Groza award winner Randy Bullock, Kicker for the Houston Texans, several finalists, and two-time Ray Guy Award Winner Daniel Sepulveda, Punter for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Ray Guy Award Winner, Matt Fodge (OSU), 2008, as clients.
Rocky’s remarkable record over the past twenty years as a defensive backs coach, special teams coordinator and kicking coach has seen success at every level, including placing kickers and punters at both the collegiate and professional level.

Coach Rocky’s Education

  • College: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico 1986 B. S. Biology/Kinesiology   Minor: Sport Psychology
  • Advanced Practitioner: Sport Psychology and Neural Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Private Consultant and Owner/Director of Rocky Willingham Kicking Services (1991-present)