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 firstname.lastname@example.org, (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:
USA Hockey Goaltending Website
USA Hockey New Approach to Goaltender Development
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, 10U Half-Ice games, and 8U Jamborees and are essential for skill development in these age groups. To learn more about the discount, contact:
Arizona Sports Equipment Company offers 8U ADM regulation nets (36" X 48") these are ideal for 8U development and 10U Half-Ice games.
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 Crease 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.
To make your own goalie protractor – tie carabiner on one end of the
string and the marker on the other. Use hockey tape to secure.
For 4’ x 6’ regulation net: you will need one Elmer’s Boardmate
Colossal Extra Wide Tip marker, one 2” carabiner, string. String should
be long enough that the distance from the end of the carabiner to the
end of the marker is 86”.
For 3’ x 4’ intermediate 8U/10U net: you will need one Elmer’s Super-
Sized Permanent marker, one 2” carabiner, string. String should be
long enough that the distance from the end of the carabiner to the end of the marker is 66”.
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, 8U and 10U 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 three sizes:
Pure Hockey – 24” leg pads www.purehockey.com
Vaughn Hockey – 24” and 26” for 6U and 8U and 30” for 10U. Contact Adam at email@example.com
Designed to fit over standard player equipment.
Blocker and Catching Glove
Padded jersey & Bag