Conscious Coaching: Taking The Time To Make It Stick

Over the past few weeks, I've been working with a small group of goalies as part of an in season development program. It's been a great experience for me and for the goalies as we have enough time to stop and give attention on a more individual basis as necessary, and that's what got me … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Taking The Time To Make It Stick

More is Not Better; Better is Better

Hey Guys, Recently I came across an article in the New York Times that talked about "hustle culture" and how the growing popularity of the "Rise and Grind" mantra has been having a very negative impact on people's overall health, as well as job and life satisfaction. There's pressure from endless posts on social media … Continue reading More is Not Better; Better is Better

Puckhandling Part 2: Keys to Success

Continuing on with puckhandling, it's important to know what makes a good puckhandling goaltender. First of all, what it is not, is the guy who's trying to bomb home run passes to guys at the far blue line. Those opportunities are few and far between, and the likelyhood of them turning into a scoring chance … Continue reading Puckhandling Part 2: Keys to Success

Puckhanding Part 1: Just Do It

Hey guys, Looking back through my posts, I can't believe I haven't written about puckhandling at some point already. It's one part of goaltending that never gets adequate attention by goalie coaches. (Props to Eli Wilson who had the foresight to dedicate an entire camp to goalie puckhandling. Really awesome stuff.) If I tried to pack … Continue reading Puckhanding Part 1: Just Do It

NetWork Goaltending Symposium 2018: Highlights

Hey Guys, As I mentioned in my last post, I wanted to briefly sum up what I learned over the weekend in Nashville with all the brilliant goaltending minds I got to be around. There was so much amazing content, I would never be able to do justice to the presentations or the presenters by … Continue reading NetWork Goaltending Symposium 2018: Highlights

Yee-Haw! 2018 NetWork Goaltending Symposium LIVE from Nashville!

Hey Y'all! Ok so maybe "LIVE" is a bit of a stretch. I just got home from the long drive back, and I'm fired up! The 2018 NetWork Goaltending Symposium just wrapped up, and this year was better than ever. These 3 days of classroom and on ice presentations are something I really look forward … Continue reading Yee-Haw! 2018 NetWork Goaltending Symposium LIVE from Nashville!

How Well Do You Deserve to Perform?

It's kind of an odd question, right? It's not often we think of our performance as something we've earned. The reality is, whatever level you're at, most of your competition is more or less as talented as you are. You might have an edge in some areas, and they might have an edge in others, … Continue reading How Well Do You Deserve to Perform?