About FinnGoalie

Finngoalie Training was established in Halifax , Nova Scotia in 2012 it has emerged as one of Eastren Canada's premiere goaltending development programs. Finngoalie's philosy's originated when its President & Lead Instructor Jack Hartigan played trained & coached in Finland for 5 years. During his time in Finland he studied Finnish hockey's goaltending systems, development programs , & Finlands unique style of goaltending. After Jack's playing career Finngoalie was established in Halifax , Nova Scotia bringing the Finnish goaltender development model to Canada for the first time. Since its inception Finngoalie Training has grown to provide elite goaltender camps , clinics ,private training, coaching seminars & programs , off-ice strength & conditioning programs. Finngoalie also has a fully equiped gym and goaltending store carrying todays top goaltender training aids and goaltending products.Finngoalie is currently one of the most followed goaltending programs with 14.6 k followers. Finngoalie provides goaltender development programs starting at novice all the way to professional hockey. We believe in helping any goaltender wh wants to improve their game! 

We have built an impressive team of goaltender coaches/instructors & training experts below are our teams profiles!

JACK HARTIGAN

(President , Head Instructor)

Jack Hartigan is based out in Halifax , Nova Scotia. He is the President & Founder of Finngoalie  Hockey Training. 

Goaltender Coach/Consultant/Development 

  • Narvik Arctic Eagles (Divison 1, Norway) Goaltender consultant (2016-17 ,2017-18) 2018 *League Champions-Get Ligaen Promotional Series
  • Dartmouth Steele Subaru Major Midget (NSMMHL Goalie Coach 2015-Present) *NSMMHL Champions 2015-16 , 2017-18 
  • Landwork Gulls (NSMBHL 2017-Present) *NSMBHL Champions 2017-2018 
  • Herlev Eagles (Metal Ligaen , Denmark Consulting 2018)
  • Valley JR "A" Wildcats MHL (Goaltender Coach 2013-2017)
  • Metro JR "A" Shipbuilders MHL (Goalie Coach 2012-2013)
  • Valley Major Midget "AAA" Wildcats (Goalie Coach 2013-2015)
  • Halifax Titans Major Midget "AAA" (Goalie Coach 2012-2013)
  • Bedford Bantam Major Barons (Goalie Coach 2011-2017)
  • Hockey Nova Scotia High Performance POE Program Goaltender Development (2011-Present)
  • Head of Goaltending Development Bedford Minor Hockey Association (2011- Present)
  • Owner/Operator Finngoalie Training (2011-Present)
  • Member of Hockey Nova Scotia's Goaltender Advisory Group 
  • Director of The East Coast Goaltender Coach Convention (2013-Present) 
  • WarKis-Varkaus Minor Hockey Goaltender Development Finland  (2007-2010)
Hockey Coach Mentorship Halifax Nova Scotia

SELECTIONS CERTIFICATIONS 

  • Selected to Hockey Canadas National Coaches Metorship Program 2012
  • Selected as 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)
  • Selected to GoaliePro's Finland Mentorship Program 2012 ,2013 ,2014 .2015,2016 ,2017 ,2018  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 to present on  glove positioning and development FGRE Coaches Symposium Boston 2017
  • Selected to represent Canada as an On-Ice Director & presenter at the Global Goaltending Retreat 2018 (Breckenridge , Colorado) 
  • Keynote speaker at the Newfoundland & Labrador Goaltender Coaches Convention 2018

BRANCH REGIONAL NATIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • U16 Hockey Nova Scotia Goalie Coach 2012 (Male) 
  • U15/U17 Hockey Nova Scotia Goalie Coach 2012 (Female) 
  • U14/U15/U16 Nova Scotia 2013-Present Goalie Coach (Male) 
  • U18 Team Atlantic Goalie Coach 2013 (Female)
  • U18 Team Atlantic Goalie Coach 2016 (Female)
  • Team Nova Scotia Goaltending Coach  (Female, Canada Games 2019)

Playing Experience 

Minor Pro (Europe)

  • 2007-2008 Varkaus Eagles (Suomi Sarja ,Finland) *Promotional Series Champions
  • 2008-2009 Varkaus Eagles (Suomi Sarja, Finland)
  • 2009-2010 WarKis Jaakiekko HC (Divisionna II , Finland)
  • 2010-2011 Warkis Jaakiekko HC (Divisionna ll , Finland)

Video Program Trained

Programs used to cut and deliver video for various teams programs

  • DoubleBlue Sports Analytics SRS System and Coachcas
  • Steva 
  • XO's Hockey 
  • Kinovea

Training Certifications

  • NCCP Hockey Canada Coach
  • NCGP Hockey Canada Coach Level 1 & 2 (Level 1 & 2 Clinic instructor for Hockey Canada)

Goaltending Innovations
Founder of Anchorpegs , Guardian Anchorpegs 

Hockey Goalie Camp Halifax Nova Scotia