Goalie Schools

I am always looking for ways to improve my game and one way is to attend a goaltending school. I’ve yet to find a roller hockey goalie school so I have not been to one yet. Once I start getting into ice hockey my goal is to attend a few clinics. To help all the other goalies out there, here is a list of some of the goaltending schools I have come across. If you know of one that I do not have up here, please let me know and I will be glad to add it.

  • Steve McKichan’s Future Pro Goalie School – Steve “Keeks” McKichan is a former NHL goalie turned goaltending coach. He has coach some of the NHL greats such as hall of famer Ed Belfour. There are several locations both in Ontario, Canada and Michigan USA
  • Mitch Korn’s Korn Camp – Mitch Korn is one the most recognized names when it comes to goalie coaches. He has been coaching in the NHL for 21 years and is the current goaltending coach of the Nashville Predators. There are locations in Washington DC, Nashville TN, Duluth MN, Minneapolis MN, Cincinnati OH, St. Louis MO, Northford CT, Newburgh NY, and Buffalo NY
  • ZTending Goalie School – Ran by John Zdunkiewicz, former goalie for the Valley Forge Freedom of the MAHL. Located in Pennsylvania, USA. Don’t forget to check out his “In the Crease” episodes on YouTube.
  • Monster Goalie Academy – MGA is located in Denmark and ran by Mont Sherar. You can check out some of his awesome videos here.
  • Pro-Formance Goaltending Schools – Run by Chris and Matt Gassman located in Lakewood, Colorado
  • Jamie Storr Goalie School – Former Los Angeles King’s goalie Jamie Storr. Located in Los Angeles, California
  • John Elkin’s Goalie Schools – Located in Toronto, Canada
  • Rick Heinz Hockey Schools – Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario Canada locations as well as California, Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, and Washington State side.
  • Canadian Professional Goalie Schools – Run by Steve Briere with a training facility in Huntsville, Alabama and camps across the United States and Canada.
  • The Goalie Academy – Facilities located in Sterling VA, Boston MA, and Rockville MD.
  • Janosz School of Goaltending – Ran by head instructor Bob Janosz in the Buffalo area of Upstate New York.
  • Bandits Goalie School – Lead by Stan Matwijiw and Joe Messina out of Michigan USA.
  • Stauber’s Goalcrease Training Center and Pro Shop – Former NHL goaltender Robb Stauber who played for the Los Angeles Kings and Buffalo Sabres runs a school out of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida.
  • GDI Goalie School – Based in Calgary, Alberta and ran by Kevin Swanson, a former Vancouver Canucks NHL entry draft pick.
  • Elite Goalies – Lead by Dallas Stars goaltending coach Mike Valley with locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, California, and British Columbia, Canada. Brian Elliott of the St. Louis Blues and Al Montoya of the New York Islanders are both guest instructors and former NHL goalie Steve Shields is a Master instructor.
  • PGD Hockey – Goalie development school with Canadian locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. There is also a New York, USA location.
  • King of the Crease – Led by Matt Wong who was runner up for rookie of the year in the AJHL and 2 time BCHL All-Star. Located in Alberta, Canada
  • Great Saves Goaltending – Head coach Chris Carter teaches out of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland.
  • Caruso Hockey – Dave Caruso is a former ECHL Trenton Devils goalie hosting camps and clinics based in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Mass Crease Goaltending – Created by former Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Brian Eklund and located in Massachusetts.
  • Team Shutout Goalie School – Mike Pitcher and Maurice (Moe) Tanel run their school out of Ontario Canada in Brampton and Toronto.
  • Own the Crease – Head instructor Ray Jean teaches out Maine, USA
  • Stop It Goaltending – Founder Brian Daccord is a former goaltending coach of the Boston Bruins and leads his school out of Massachusetts, USA.
  • World Pro Goaltending – President and current consultant for the WHL Portland Winter Hawks, Tyler Love is based in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Eli Wilson Goaltending – Eli Wilson has coached goalies from all levels and has instructed goaltenders such as Tim Thomas, Carey Price, and Ray Emery. Camps are offered in Detroit, Denver, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, and Edmonton
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  1. November 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm

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