The Elite Goalies team is made up of experienced coaches from all levels. Our team is 2nd to none and will provide you with unparalleled experience and instruction.
Our camps and lessons will develop and hone a goaltenders skills in a detail intensive environment. The dynamic coaching staff and unique instruction format provide our students with an experience where they will learn the most cutting edge training methods available. Our highly structured camps and lessons propel students to improve their skill level, self-esteem, concentration, confidence, coordination, discipline, physical and mental conditioning.
Lessons are available in Richmond BC, Dallas Texas, Houston Texas, Madison Wisconsin, and in Florida. Our online mentorship program is offered to students around the world. Click the location you are interested in to learn more.
Coach Valley is the founder of Elite Goalies. He spent 8 season in the NHL with the Dallas Stars as their Director of Goaltending (2) and NHL Goaltending Coach (6). Valley also served as an assistant goaltending coach for the Nashville Predators in the 2008-2009 season as well as the Wisconsin Badgers (NCAA). In 2015, Valley was invited to join and serve as an advisor for Hockey Canada’s Goaltending Advisory Board. Valley played 6 years of professional hockey after initially being signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks. His playing career includes stints in the NHL, AHL, ECHL and Swedish Elite League. Prior to turning pro Valley played in the NCAA for the Wisconsin Badgers and Junior A for the Chilliwack Chiefs.
Coach Valley currently mentors professional goalies around the world as well as NCAA and Junior A goalies. He is also now working with several up and coming youth goaltenders.
The Elite Goalies Team in Estero Florida is led by Master Instructor, Josh Robinson. Lessons take place in the amazing Hertz Arena. Private lessons times can be secured by contacting Coach Robinson. Please click here to see the available training times and for contact information.
The Elite Goalies Team in Richmond is led by Master Instructor, Pasco Valana. Private lessons can be secured for $150 an hour. Please click here to see the available training times. For additional questions please email email@example.com
The Elite Goalies progression driven model allows each goaltender to follow a structured training regimen that will ensure a proper foundation while seeing consistent growth. Our camps follow the following progression.
HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMP (AGES 9-12)mikevalley2019-10-04T12:49:45-05:00
The Elite Goalies Prospects program is ideal for goaltenders who are ages 13-18 and who have have already established the strong habits formed in the High Performance Program.
These Goalies are ready to acquire some of the more advanced level techniques that are used by premiere goaltenders in the game today.
At this level we are focused on developing very strong Junior, Major Junior ,College and National Team Level goaltenders. Prospects enters the phase where goaltenders are preparing to enter the Business of hockey.
This phase is a critical one… as coaches and recruiters are aggressively searching for goaltenders to defend their nets. There is a progression to building world class goaltenders and every step counts.
You will be immersed into aProfessional Level Hockey Environment where you will learn to
manipulate angles, squarenessand depth to your advantage
Learn to assign responsibilities to your game to better control the post save responses
Understand the language of goaltending in areas such as puck trajectory and advanced tracking techniques
Establishing BOX CONTROLand using it to defend and reduce net-space while efficiently moving within the frame
You will Trust your skates and develop pro level patience on your blades
You will master the areas of stacking save systems while seamlessly playing in peak form
All of these skills will all contribute to a finished product marinated
and control of the necessary assets in the modern game.
The Elite Goalies GAME PLAN is for Goaltenders aged 13 and higher who have mastered the Save Cycle and all Movement necessary for pre and post save response.
You will work with a professional goaltending coach to design specific responses to support strong team play. This blue print for your success will help you stay on track and continuously develop into the Elite level prospect teams are looking for.
“Game Plan” is a program where you will develop a detailed plan of action in response to all scoring situations that you will face and create S.M.A.R.T Goals in areas of Performance, Recruitment, mental and physical toughnessand employing a“ProfessionalLifestyle”
Coach Ratio: 1:2 and only 8 goaltenders on the ice.
Course Goals: Privately establish a goaltender’s personal “Game Plan”. Goaltenders will dismantle the 10 Scoring situations in detail, understanding the “what, when, why, and how to use your skill set inventory and establish a level of confidence needed to have success at the next level. Goaltenders will have taken the lessons learned from the Elite Performance and Elite Prospects Camps combined with the mentored “Goalie Sense” and “Game Plan” methods creating the Elite Goalie!
Description: Athletes at this level are prepared to lead their team as a number 1 goaltender, lay the groundwork for their transition to the top levels of Junior and or College Hockey.
MENTORSHIP (JUNIOR A – NCAA)mikevalley2019-10-02T13:16:18-05:00