Goalie Clinic (Woolwich Wild - Elmira, St. Jacobs, Breslau Girls Hockey)

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Again this year, WGMHA will be holding a Goalie Development Clinic.  It will be held on the following dates at 7:30am in the Snyder Arena at the WMC: 

  • Saturday, September 29, 2018 - COACHES ONLY, NO GOALIES (Mandatory session for coach training.)

  • Saturday, October 13, 2018

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • Saturday, November 24, 2018

  • Saturday, December 15, 2018

  • Saturday, January 5, 2019

  • Saturday, January 19, 2019

Each goalie must be accompanied by a member of their team's coaching staff who will also be their shooter.

The cost of the Goalie Development Clinic will be covered by the Woolwich Girls Minor Hockey Association subject to the following conditions:

A $100 deposit cheque, made payable to the WGMHA, is required. This cheque may be delivered to the Woolwich Wild hockey office (place the cheque in an envelope and slide it under our office door at the WMC) OR you may bring it to the first goalie session on October 13th.  The online form must submitted in order for your daughter to be registered for the Clinic.

Your deposit cheque will be returned to you at the end of the sessions provided your daughter attends on all of the above stated Clinic Dates. Attendance at the Goalie Development Clinic on the above stated Clinic Dates is mandatory. If your daughter can not attend due to illness or game conflicts, we require 24 hours notice. Please contact the Player Development Committee at [email protected] If you fail to provide 24 hours notice and/or your daughter fails to attend on one or more of the above stated Clinic Dates, we will cash your deposit cheque as payment for that lost session(s). Any lost session, regardless of the reason, cannot be made up at a later date.

To register for this clinic please fill out the Goalie Development Clinic Registration Form.

Control the Crease Goalie School, owned by Will Sibley (Toronto Marlies) will once again utilize Vinny Merante to lead our Woolwich Wild goalie instruction.

About Vinny Merante:


Vinny completed a 4 year playing career at Wilfrid Laurier University for the men's Varsity hockey team (2013-2017). Vinny is currently working as the Assistant Coach for Laurier University Men's Hockey Team, as well as a head strength and conditioning coach for Laurier men's and women's hockey teams. Vinny coaches goaltenders of all ages and calipers from around the region and is passionate about the individual development both on and off the ice, for every young goaltender that he works with.


"Through a process oriented coaching style, Woolwich Wild goaltenders can expect to enjoy useful and up-to-date goaltending instruction which will allow for a better understanding of the position, and ultimately more efficiency in the crease. Coaches will learn new ways to evaluate their goaltenders and provide them with consistent feedback to ensure development throughout the season".

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