Penguins Goalie Academy is a year round program to help goaltenders improve and develop their game. The Academy offers a variety of weekly sessions, clinics and camps throughout the season to cater to any goalie’s training needs.
The Penguins Goalie Academy is run by Pittsburgh Penguins Goaltending Development Professional Mike Chiasson. Mike is a former Quebec Major Junior Hockey League goalie with the Rimouski Oceanic and played four years at Acadia University in Nova Scotia. Mike is the current emergency back-up goalie for the Penguins and trains with the team on a regular basis. Following his playing time at Acadia, he spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the Axemen. He is currently the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite and EXCEL Hockey Academy goalie coach.
Choose a single date or multiple dates. A great opportunity for goalies to improve their game with goalie specific ice sessions focusing on the individual’s needs. Goalies will be taught in a fun and positive environment with a ratio of no more than 3 goalies per net.
Whether you're trying out for a AAA or AA team let our professional coaches prepare you for your upcoming tryouts. Each clinic will focus on edge control, stick handling, passing and shooting.
Once a week goalie specific training for 10 weeks.
Kick off summer with this intense four day high performance camp created for motivated and dedicated goaltenders looking to reach the next level. Limited to 9 goalies and a 3:2 goalie to coach/shooter ratio, this camp will focus on fine tuning all areas of the position.
The Elite Summer Academy is a great opportunity for goalies to train in an elite environment all summer long. This 8 week, 16 session program will allow your son or daughter to fine tune their game on and off the ice. Limited to six goalies per age group, coaches will be able to build on each individual goalie’s strengths. Each day will consist of a 60 minute ice session and 45 minute goalie specific off-ice training session.
Goalie Camp will be a high intensity camp designed to push goalies to reach their full potential. The camp will consist of 2 hours of ice time and a 30 minute goalie specific office session per day. Sessions will focus on skating, depth & positioning, tracking and save selection. Drills will be designed to challenge each individual goaltender, providing progression based drills that will cater to each goalie’s skill level.