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FinnGoalie Training Nova Scotia

Bringing a Finnish Approach to Goaltenter Training and Development to Canada

Here is a bit about myself and playing/ coaching creditials. My name is Jack Hartigan and I have been playing goaltender for the past 17 years and started coaching 7 years ago . I grew up in Bedford a suburb located near Halifax Nova Scotia. I got into coaching while I was playing minor pro Hockey in Europe with a local  minor hockey program and have enjoyed it ever since.  I attended Savonia University Finland  where I studied International Business. I am very passionate about goaltending and my goal is to bring the best training methods in goaltending possible to goaltenders in Nova Scotia .

Below is my coaching resume.


  • Head of Goaltending Development Bedford Minor Hockey Association (2011- to Present)
  • Narvik Arctic Eagles, Norway (Goaltender Consultant)
  • Valley JR "A" Wildcats MHL (Goaltender Coach 2013-Present)
  • Metro JR "A" Shipbuilders MHL (Goalie Coach 2012-2013)
  • Dartmouth Steele Subaru Major Midget (NSMMHL Goalie Coach 2015-Present)
  • Valley Major Midget "AAA" Wildcats (Goalie Coach 2013-2015)
  • Halifax Titans Major Midget "AAA" (Goalie Coach 2012-2013)
  • Bedford Bantam Major Barons (Goalie Coach 2011-Present)
  • Charles P. Allen High School Cheetahs (Goalie Coach 2011-2012)
  • Hockey Nova Scotia High Performance POE Program Goaltender Development (2011-Present)
  • Goaltender Development with Warkis Varkaus Minor Hockey Finland 2007-2010


  • Selected to Hockey Canadas National Coaches Metorship Program 2012
  • Selected to GoaliePro's Finland Mentorship Program 2012 ,2013 ,2014 .2015,2016  in Espoo, Finland
  • Selected to present (Canadian goaltender development & scouting evaluation) and participate at the 2013 Swedish Ice Hockey Federations Goaltender Convention in conjunction with the World Junior Hockey Championship in Malmo Sweden.
  • Selected as coach at U17 Hockey Canada's POE Goaltender Camp  2014,2015,2016 (Male)


  • U16 Hockey Nova Scotia Goalie Coach 2012 (Male) 
  • U15/U17 Hockey Nova Scotia Goalie Coach 2012 (Female) 
  • U14/U15/U16 Nova Scotia 2013 Goalie Coach (Male) 
  • U18 Team Atlantic Goalie Coach 2013 (Female)
  • U18 Team Atlantic Goalie Coach 2016 (Female)
  • Selected to coach at U17 Hockey Canada's POE Goaltender Camp  2014 (Male)
  • Selected to coach at U17/18/20 Hockey Canada's POE Goaltender Camp  2015 (Male)
  • Selected to coach at U17/18/20 Hockey Canada's POE Goaltender Camp  2016 (Male)

Video Experience 

Programs that I have used to cut and deliver video for various teams programs

DoubleBlue Sports Analytics SRS System and Coachcast 

XO's Hockey 

Training Certifications

CanFit Level 1 

Goaltending Innovations