Goalie Coaching Workshops and Clinics Offered this Fall

Workshops designed to teach youth hockey coaches of all skill levels how to effectively work with goalies will be offered this fall.

  • The four-hour workshops include a classroom presentation, a Q&A segment and an on-ice demonstration session where participants will be shown—and get a chance to try—various goalie-specific movements.
  • Coaches should bring their helmet, stick and skates.
  • Coaches can earn the Level 3 USA Hockey Coaching Card recertification sticker or a skills sticker for their coaching card by attending a workshop.
  • Sponsored by USA Hockey, the workshops are open to registered USA Hockey coaches.
  • The cost is $60 per coach; pre-registration is required and space is limited to 60 coaches per workshop.

Check the workshop schedule at www.usahockey.com.

Goalie Coaching Clinics

The Minnesota Hockey player and coach development team is offering a limited number goalie coaching clinics this fall for youth hockey associations.

  • The clinics are designed to increase the level of competency of youth hockey coaches while helping develop higher skilled goalies.
  • The clinics consist of a one-hour classroom presentation followed by a one-hour on-ice demonstration session.
  • Host associations are responsible for providing the meeting space and for paying for the hour of ice time.
  • All expenses related to the assigned skills instructors will be covered by the Minnesota Hockey coach-in-chief budget.

For more information, visit the goalie page at www.minnesotahockey.org or send an e-mail to scarroll@minnesotahockey.org.

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Mike Snee, USA Hockey’s Minnesota District Goalie Coach-in-Chief and Director of Minnesota Hockey’s Dave Peterson Advanced Goalie Camp, for this story. Thank you to UMD for the photo of Brady Hjelle, International Falls, Minn., making a save for the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.

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