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Bringing a Finnish Approach to Goaltenter Training and Development to Canada


  • Keynote Speaker: Jukka Ropponen (GoaliePro Finland) will present and be an on ice coach. Talking various goaltending topics!
    Keynote Speaker: Jukka Ropponen (GoaliePro Finland) will present and be an on ice coach. Talking various goaltending topics!
  • Jukka Ropponen Gear Demo Presentation.
    Jukka Ropponen Gear Demo Presentation.

 THE EAST COAST GOALTENDER CONVENTION 2017 WILL BE HOSTED IN HALIFAX ,  NOVA SCOTIA , JULY 2ND @ BMO CENTRE / Finngoalie Equipment & Training Centre / Downtown Halifax 

Finngoalie is excited to announce The East Coast Goaltenders Convention will return! Spend a weekend learning from expert goalies, coaches  and goalie experts from around the world. With presentations & demonstrations  on and off-ice.

                 BMO Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia

Classroom Presentations 

                      On-ice training demos.

      Off-Ice goaltender specific training demos.

61 Gary Martin Dr, Bedford, NS B4B 0G7, Canada

Held at the BMO Centre In Halifax, Nova Scotia . This goaltender convention will be a great learning experience for goaltender coaches/goaltenders. Goaltender coaches from Europe , United States  and Canada will come together for a day of sharing resources , training methods, presentations , gear & product demos on and off the ice!

Those attending the event will have an opportunity to take in various presentations on goaltending including:

Convention Details

  • Mental Training 
  • Minor Hockey Goaltender Development
  • Advanced Techniques
  •  Analytics & Video Coaching
  • Off-Ice Goaltender-Specific Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Structuring Goaltending Programs
  • 3 Hours of  on ice demos & training
  • Gear Demo's
  • Coaches Night Out
  • And much more! 

Sunday , JULY 2ND

8:30am Meet & Great Check In
9:00am Opening Presentation 1 (Jukka Ropponen GoaliePro Finland , Finnish techniques , philosophy & movements)
10:30am On-Ice (GoaliePro Training Session with Jukka Ropponen , Finnish catching techniques & movements)
12:00pm Lunch (Pro Training Session with Jack Hartigan) 
1:00pm  Presentation #2 
2:00pm  Off-Ice Goaltender Specific Dryland Training Presentation
3:00pm  On-ice Demo Session
4:00 pm Presentation 4
5:00 pm Gear talk & Demo 
6:00pm Break 
7:00pm - 10pm Coaches Panel Night in Halifax 

Throughout the day, coaches will get a chance to get on the ice and learn from some great coaches and instructors. Space is limited for this unique opportunity If you are interested in attending, please apply below.   There will be a cost of $175 for coaches to attend and participate in the weekend. 


Our Keynote speakers and on-ice presenters this year will be:

Jukka Ropponen (GoaliePro,Finland)  

Jukka Ropponen

Who has more than 30 years of experience coaching professionally in Europe  & North America and was instrumental in creating Finland’s first goaltender coach’s education program. He currently trains goaltenders who are in the NCAA, AHL NHL, KHL and the Finnish Elite League through his GoaliePro training program. 

Jukka will be covering topics such as Finnish goaltender development , the future of off-ice goaltender training , shuffles vs. T-push , and GoaliePro's approach to individualization.


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