Elite Concepts Goalie Training offers clinics, camps, private lessons, consultation and team coaching and evaluation services. We are based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and we offer instruction in a variety of western US and Canadian locations.
Truly great goalies each have a special something. Elite Concepts is founded on the belief that while certain movement patterns and technical skills make goaltending easier, and while styles of play and points of emphasis may change, the most successful goalies are the ones who can combine individual athletic strengths with technical mastery across styles, who can read, react, and influence situations in real time, and who see save selections as simply tools to stop the puck. Goaltending is simple - keep the puck in front of you.
With extensive goalie coaching experience working with some of the best coaches and experience both playing and coaching at the prep school, college, and professional level in North America and Europe, we've seen it all!
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Owner and Director: Shelley Payne – Shelley has signed with IF Bjorkloven for the 2018-2019 and is pleased to be back in the net full time. Shelley spent the 2017-18 season as The Kimberley Academy assistant coach & goalie coach in Kimberley, BC, as well as serving as the East Kootenay Zone Midget + Bantam goalie coach before moving on to pursue goalie coaching and playing once more. Served in an advisory role with The Kimberley Academy during the 2016-2017 season while playing professionally with the Boston Blades of the CWHL. Shelley spent the previous three seasons playing in Sweden. Former head coach and goalie coach, Goteborg Hockey Club. Clarkson Cup champion with Minnesota Whitecaps. 4 years NCAA DIII at Colby College.
USAH Level 4 Coach
Hockey Canada Dev. 1 Coach
Master of Sports Leadership, Northeastern University
Albuquerque, NM, Dec. 21 -23rd at Outpost
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