CAHA is providing direction and resources to our Associations to maximize our goalie development.
Leading this effort is Brian Haaland, CAHA Goalie Coordinator who can be reached at email@example.com, (704) 746-4908.
Brian has a Bachelor of Science in education and physical education, Brian Haaland understands how young minds learn. As a Division 1 goalie at University of Nebraska at Omaha 1999-2003, Brian was known for his tenacity and never give up attitude. He began his coaching and training career early, beginning with hockey camps all through high school and college. He has been providing private goaltending lessons in Charlotte, North Carolina since Jan. 2009. Since finishing college, Brian has been a professional coach for NASCAR teams for the last 10 years. Working as a Pit stop coach and weight room coach, Brian designs practice plans and workouts so his team can outperform the rest. Learn more about Brian at www.oldschoolgoalschool.com.
USA Hockey is leading the way with new information on goaltending and coaching goalies. Please see the following resources:
SPECIAL CAHA PRICE AND $50 REBATE PER SET UNTIL AUGUST 15
Vaughn is introducing a high-quality set of Quick Change Goalie gear for 6U and 8U. These are only available directly from Vaughn and are not sold through websites or stores at this time. Brian Haaland, CAHA Goalie Coordinator received a set to try and reports that the pads are very high quality and it takes about 25 seconds to put on a player. Each set includes leg pads (24" or 26"), blocker & glove, padded jersey, and equipment bag. The cost is $250 per set plus shipping (no tax is charged because it is direct from Vaughn). These pads are an important part of attracting new players to the goaltending position. To encourage Associations to purchase these, CAHA is offering a $50 rebate per set to Associations who purchase these by August 15, 2021. The maximum rebate is $300 per Association and the rebate will be received when receipts are sent in to CAHA (details to follow). The order form with details can be found below.
Click here to complete the Quick Change Goalie Gear Rebate Form.
8U ADM regulation 36" x 48" nets at a huge discount via CAHA and the Arizona Sports Equipment Company
CAHA is partnering with Arizona Sports Equipment to provide our Associations the 8U regulation 36 x 48 nets. These 36 x 48 inch 8U goals/nets are for 8U development and 8U Jamborees and are essential for skill development at this age group. They are also required if you are hosting a CAHA partnership 8U Jamboree. Arizona Sports Equipment has discounted the website cost of $249.99 list/$325 delivered to $219.99/$290 delivered. CAHA is adding a subsidy to of 50% to bring your cost down to approximately $140-150 each delivered. We would like all of the rinks to have 6 of these for 8U development and 8U Jamborees. If you already have these size nets but don't have 6, we will provide the number you need to get up to 6. We can purchase them, have them shipped to your rink, and then you can reimburse us for the 50% or you can purchase them and we will send you the 50%. Our subsidy funds are limited so please order quickly before the subsidy runs out.
Questions? Please contact:
Click the Arizona Sports Equipment Company button below to order your 8U regulation nets.
On-Ice Goalie Coaching Cards – these cards were developed for use on the ice for goalie coaches. You may print, laminate, and put them on a key ring for use during practices.
Goalie Protractor – you can make this effective tool for use with drawing a crease for goalies during all small games and drills. “Toes out” is a very effective method to teach the goalies proper positioning and angles.
Goalie “Box Control” Ropes – used to help goalies with positioning on the puck and for improving their angles.
START YOUR PRACTICE PLANNING WITH THE GOALIES IN MIND
WHAT IS QUICKCHANGE GOALIE EQUIPMENT?
The QuickChange goalie equipment system is a must-own for all youth hockey organizations with 6U and 8U programs. This equipment is specifically designed to make it easy for a coach or parent to convert a skater into a goalie. Within one minute, you can have your skater ready to play between the pipes.
The QuickChange goalie sets currently come in one size and are designed to fit many children in the 6U/8U levels, for rotation during play.
Designed to fit over standard player equipment.
QuickChange Catch Glove:
HOW DO I ORDER QUICKCHANGE EQUIPMENT?
Each set comes with 2 Complete sets detailed below:
$524 for 2 sets.
ADDITIONAL ITEM: Youth Goalie Sticks
Each bundle contains 3 goal sticks - $89.99 for 3-stick bundle.
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