360 Goaltending is the all-encompassing approach to building the foundations for the complete goalie. Our focus is to build on the existing strengths of the athlete both mentally and physically but also to improve on the areas that have been neglected in the past. At 360 Goaltending, we take pride in being on the cutting edge of goalie coaching and athlete development. Our methods come from years of experience and mentoring with some of the best minds in the game.
Spanning North America and Internationally, Dan has over 15 years of goalie coaching experience. Augmented by a decorated playing career consisting of accolades and success at the Major Junior, University, and Professional level - the roots of Dan's hockey background run deep. Taking pride in developing athletes from youth to professional ranks, Dan implements what he's learned from his vast playing experiences, coupled with an invaluable wealth of knowledge shaped and molded by mentoring and coaching alongside some of the greatest goalie minds in the game. While building upon a repertoire of tools and techniques gleaned from Finnish and European coaching styles, he simultaneously blends his own unique and passionate approach to the position. Because of this, Dan is granted an advantage to his coaching arsenal that many North American goalie coaches simply cannot offer. Coming full circle with 360 - always learning and constantly growing - Coach Dan looks forward to guiding you along the path of your hockey journey.
Dominic has been coaching a variety of levels over the past 4 years. He has a Bachelors degree from Douglas College, of Physical Education, specializing in Kinesiology. He has a minor in psychology, so understanding the mind is crucial to adding the extra edge that the goalie needs to perform in the net. While growing up he has been coached by a range of different technical skills, and still a learner of the game today. In school learning about different types of teaching methods, he is able to attend to diverse types of goalies, with different abilities, so they can both comprehend what’s going on, and why they're doing it in developing their style of game.
Austin has been coaching a variety of levels over the past 4 years. He has a Bachelors degree from Douglas College, of Physical Education, specializing in Kinesiology. He has a minor in psychology, so understanding the mind is crucial to adding the extra edge that the goalie needs to perform in the net. While growing up he has been coached by a range of different technical skills, and still a learner of the game today. In school learning about different types of teaching methods, he is able to attend to diverse types of goalies, with different abilities, so they can both comprehend what’s going on, and why they're doing it in developing their style of game.
Sheldon has been working with goalies for the past 13 years. After injuries forced him to retire early, he got into coaching on a regular basis. With a degree in Applied Human Science and a love for coaching, Sheldon moved into full-time coaching while pursuing an after degree to become a teacher. He has experience with all ages, working in H1 to H4 development to University level coaching. Sheldon has a strong desire to see his goalies achieve their maximum potential while having fun getting there. He firmly believes in the mental and physical blend of being a goalie and seeks to have a connection with each goalie he teaches. Coach Sheldon is currently on the coaching staff with the SFU Clansmen in the BICHL.
Don has been coaching goalies for the past 25 years, which clearly shows his passion, dedication, and love for the game. Over the years, he has been able to work with athletes from the grass roots level all the way up to the NHL. As the game continues to evolve, Don not only takes personal pride staying ahead of the curve, but has strong relationships with current NHL goalie coaches; which act as a strong resource to further his knowledge. Don is a big part in the development programming at 360 Goaltending.
DR. ROB GRAHAM
Rob has a PhD in the field of Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning and most notable was his work on the Prime Minister’s council for teaching excellence. Rob has vast knowledge in the education realm with multiple publications and experience in working with children of all ages and background. In addition to his impressive education career, Rob has been immersed in hockey all his life with past endeavours with different teams. He worked his way up the hockey ranks from rep hockey with Parry Sound minor through Midget AAA to College, University levels and experience playing in the Central Ontario Junior league with the Parry Sound Shamrocks.
Coach Frank has been actively coaching goaltenders for the past 10 years. Originally starting at the age of 14, Frank has now coached in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, ranging from Major Junior and NCAA caliber goaltenders, all the way to beginners. Frank was heavily involved in Whitby Minor Hockey, as he notably became the assistant coach & goaltending coach for the U14 AAA program in 2015 at the age of 18 years old. Frank joined @360goaltending in the summer of 2020, and is currently the Director of Goaltending Development at @stansteadcollege . His biggest philosophies are attention to detail and work ethic, while creating consistent habits on and off the ice to optimize success. Frank believes in building strong, everlasting relationships with his athletes, and having effective communication to help them achieve their aspirations. Coach Frank looks forward to working with 360 goalies at our annual camps in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan & Ontario