Every year the NYHA like many associations is goalie ‘challenged’. In our Mini-Mite and Mite remember that in these programs no one member may play more than 50% of the games unless they have Governor approval.
Not all of our teams are lucky enough to have assistants with goalie experience. USA Hockey has material on their site which you are encouraged to view and use. You might want to consider having one of your assistants focus on working with the goalies. Don’t treat the goalies as a fixture to keep the puck from going in while your skaters are shooting. Develop a routine that the goalies need to follow when going on the ice as part of the regular warm-up. Here is the link to the
If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions on how to improve our goalies in general, please contact our Education Director.