Dave has coached some of the world’s most elite goalies throughout the last 15 years. Throughout his career he has played Pro in Europe and Coached at the NHL, AHL, OHL and European Pro Levels. Dave’s knowledge of the game and proven track record of developing talent for the OHL, NCAA and European development leagues is unrivaled.
Marco’s clients have included numerous NHL stars including Curtis Joseph, Jamie Storr and Steve Mason. He has traveled the world and his 20 plus years experience coaching elite level goalies gives FCGS the unique advantage of having two world-class leaders to build the development programs that produce results unlike any other goalie school in the world.
Eric is a former OJHL goalie with a passion for coaching. He works in the range and on the ice paying great attention to fundamental movements and save technique. Eric will also work directly with teams building a relationship with each goalie and providing continuity in their instruction from the range, to the clinics through to their individual team practices.
Vic is an awesome coach, a former goalie and just an all-round nice guy. His calm and professional approach is ideal to set goalies at ease and let them push themselves to their limit. Vic knows the position inside and out while still possessing a great shot. Whether he is in pads demonstrating or in player skates shooting, Vic will get the most out of your goalie.
Christian is fast, furious and a true sniper. Fresh out of the QMJHL he is dedicating himself to blasting pucks by young goalies and pros alike. This guy has one mission… to score and challenge goalies to be their best. He leads a team of skilled shooters who will challenge all age levels and abilities. If you aren’t getting good shots, you aren’t getting your monies worth.
Senior Goalie Instructor
Eric was born in Thunder Bay and gave back by coaching 7 years for Thunder Bay Kings. A former Thunder Bay King and Thunder Bay Northern Hawk Eric has a keen sense of what it takes to succeed and thrive at the AAA and Junior levels. Eric has coached for Lakehead University Goalie Programs and Zulie’s Goaltending Academy before joining Franco Canadian and The Hill Academy this past year.
Working with goalies for the past two years developing customized programs to enhance this unique position. Works in conjunction with Franco Canadian Goalie School to ensure goalies strengthen all aspects of their position. Programs focus on core strength for balance, lower body strength for speed, upper body strength for power and overall conditioning for endurance. Also specialized in Yoga for athletes which aids athletes in core strength, balance and overall flexibility.
Next Level Hockey and Fitness
Mike enters his 8th season as a Head Coach in the OJHL. 5 of those seasons he has had the dual role of GM and Head Coach. In 2008/2009 season. Before coaching at the Junior A level, Mike was the Head Coach of the Toronto Red Wings AAA for two seasons and served as a player assistant coach at the pro level in his last two seasons as a player.
Mike is a graduate of the OHL where he played his junior hockey for the Guelph Storm and Owen Sound Platers. After Junior hockey Mike went on to play ten seasons of professional hockey with stops in Germany, Italy, Netherlands and the UK.
Mike now owns and operates Next Level Hockey an on and off ice training facility in Vaughan Ontario, where hockey players skate and train from all levels from minor to the NHL. He has over twelve years experience in teaching the game and training athletes on and off the ice. Mike has trained and coached many players like current Toronto Maple Leafs Sam Carrick and Zach Hyman.
Mike has served as a Mentor Coach for both the Toronto Penguins and Toronto Aeros Hockey Clubs, as well as a GTA scout for the London Knights in the OHL.
Senior Goalie Instructor
Evgeny spent his formative years training in Russia before joining the FCGS family. He has tremendous knowledge of the position and passion for the game is very evident in his coaching. Always positive and smiling, Evgeny is a favourite amongst goalies of all ages. Whether at the range, clinic, privates or team sessions you know you will get 100% from him.
OFFICIAL GOALIE COACHES FOR
Steve Mason (Philadelphia Flyers)
Rob Zepp (Philadelphia Flyers)
Kingston Frontenacs OHL
The Hill Academy
Franco Canadian Goalie School Office
9200 Weston Rd.
PO Box 92089
(905) 856 0403