"Playing in a total of 132 NFL games in 8 seasons (including playoffs), scoring 949 career points, with an overall field goal percentage of 80.6% (88.9% in career playoffs), standing 5'7" tall and 180lbs, I'd say that my success was a direct result of my trusted 'Pro'Form technique!"
Mike Hollis, Retired 9-Year NFL All-Pro Kicker.
Coach Mike Hollis began his kicking career back in 1985 serving as the kicker on his junior high school football team and continuing throughout high school, college, and eventually the NFL. After high school, Coach Hollis chose to play at the community college level and eventually walked on at the University of Idaho (Division 1-AA). He began his professional career in 1994 with the San Diego Chargers (pre-season only) and retired in 2003, spending 7 years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 year with the Buffalo Bills, and 1 year with the New York Giants. During that time Coach Hollis (including playoffs):
- Played in 132 NFL games throughout his career
- Was selected to the 1998 Pro Bowl after leading the NFL in scoring with 134 points
- Connected on 216 of 268 field goals (80.6%)
- Scored 949 career points
- Had a consecutive streak of 20 field goals
- Was voted AFC Special Teams Player of the Week 4 times
- Had his best season in 2000, converting 24 of 26 field goals (92.3%), even when he missed 4 games after his second of 3 back surgeries
Throughout his career, Mike has been in the presence of many legendary kickers and punters. He has learned from these individuals and even worked with a number of them as well. Bryan Barker (Punter, Pro Bowl '98, 16 years, retired), Chris Hanson (Punter, Pro Bowl '02, 11 years, retired), Brian Moorman (Punter, 2-time Pro Bowler '06, '07, 9 years, retired), Jeff Feagles (Punter, Pro Bowl '09, 22 years retired), John Carney (Kicker, Pro Bowl '95 & '09, 21 years, retired), Darren Bennett (Punter, 2-time Pro Bowler '96 & '00, 11 years, retired), Joe Zelenka (Snapper, 11 years, retired), and David Binn (Snapper, San Diego, 17 years, retired), are just a few of the very successful specialists that Mike has worked with. Mike has created a reputation among many NFL kickers and coaches as having one of the most efficient and smooth kicking forms during his career.