Meet the Coaches
Founder, Coach Atlanta, Birmingham, Pensacola
Mike McCabe is the owner and founder of One On One Kicking. He operates out of the Pensacola (FL), Birmingham (AL), and Atlanta (GA) divisions. He is a top high school, college, and NFL Evaluator.
Since 2001, Coach McCabe has trained hundreds of punters, kickers, and specialists under his One On One Kicking brand. He has helped his students and clients earn scholarships to prestigious universities throughout the country on every level. He is also one of the top college and NFL evaluators for specialists. In 2012, both the Ray Guy and Lou Groza Award Winners for Top Punter and Kicker in the country, Ryan Allen and Cairo Santos, were trained by One On One Kicking – the first time EVER that a training facility trained both in the same year Coach Mike McCabe has trained, instructed, taught, and assisted dozens of professional kickers and punters in the NFL and CFL, hundreds of All-Americans and National Champions in the NCAA, and thousands of All-Americans and All-States in high school.
One of the best testaments is Johnny Hekker perfecting his craft from being a walk-on at Oregon State University to setting multiple NFL records and being a perennial Pro Bowler with the Los Angeles Rams. McCabe has been featured on many media outlets including ESPN, CBS, NBC, FOX Sports, Players Tribune, Rivals, Scout, and other regional carriers.
He has also been a featured speaker at the annual AFCA conference discussing his craft. Prior to an NCAA rule change in 2017, he was one of the first specialist instructors for college camps at various universities including Alabama, Ohio State, Miami (FL), Tennessee, Virginia, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Kentucky, and Louisville, among others. McCabe is a former All-American punter at Illinois State University under Urban Meyer. After a short career with the Chicago Bears and the World League of American Football, McCabe coached at the collegiate and high school levels including Miami (OH), Miami (FL), Prattville High School (AL), and Florence High School (AL).
An ACC All-American, Academic All-American, and Ray Guy Semi-Finalist punter for Clemson University (2008-2011) and briefly for the Atlanta Falcons (2012), Coach Dawson Zimmerman has trained punters and kickers with One On One Kicking since 2012.
He has personally trained and coached a number of former and current NFL punters, including AJ Cole (Raiders), Tyler Newsome (Chargers), Ian Berryman (Jets), and Blake Gillikin (Penn State), while also training and coaching alongside NFL veterans Johnny Hekker (Rams) and Ryan Allen (Patriots, Falcons).
Snapping Coach Atlanta, birmingham, Pensacola
Alabama High School All-State Center 1992
Walk On- Awarded a full scholarship by Hall of Fame Coach Gene Stallings
Long Snapper for the University of Alabama
1994, 1995, 1996
Spent time with the following NFL teams:
$200/mo. billed monthly by the coach.
2-Day Term: Snapping $100 now and then $400 at training.
One On One Kicking’s training sessions give each athlete an understanding of proper fundamentals and mechanics while preparing them for the mental aspects of special teams play. Our training sessions are engaging, structured, and designed to push players to achieve their potential. Our staff’s goal is to ensure that the athlete will have the best opportunity to improve as a specialist.
One On One Kicking’s staff has several years of playing experience in the National Football League (NFL) and in major college conferences. Our coaches seek to ensure each athlete has a thorough understanding of proper kicking mechanics, learn how to interpret feedback given to them based on the result of each kick, and implement corrections in a manner that will carry-over from the practice field to game day.
This is a commitment to training full time to achieve the ultimate level possible. We will only refund monies for training due to injuries and a medical report from an orthopedic Firm with results of injury. No deposit made is refundable due to the insurance we pay for the player.
We will refund any monies owed within 60 days.