Elite Goalie Centre of Excellence Program 2017-2018

The High Performance Department at the Richmond Olympic Oval has been running the Elite Goalie Centre of Excellence since Fall 2015  for goalies between the ages 12 – 18 years old (Grade 8 – 12). Athletes in Grade 8 & 9 may not be eligible to receive Richmond Virtual School (RVS) school credits.



Start Date: Oct 16 2017
End Date: Jun 25 2018
Day: Mondays
Time: Dryland Training in the HP Center – 6:15am – 7:00am
On-Ice Training on the South Rink – 7:15am – 8:30am
Total Sessions: 30
No Sessions – Dec 25, Jan 1, Feb 12, Mar 19, Mar 26, Apr 2, May 21
Program Cost: $3,600 + tax
Monthly payment plans are available.


  • On Ice Goalie Instruction delivered by Pasco Valana and the team from Elite Goalies Canada.
  • Hockey specific Dryland Training Sessions delivered  by Richmond Oval High Performance Strength and Conditioning Coaches.
  • Physical Education (PE) and Strength and Conditioning 10- 12 Academic School Credit completed through the Richmond Virtual School District.


  • 2:1 and 3:1 On ice Goalie to Coach Ratio
  • Small Group Strength and Conditioning Sessions in dedicated HP Centre
  • Integrated performance services: Sport Nutrition, Sport Psychology, Concussion Baseline Testing
  • Coordinated year round training
  • High School Credits received for Hockey Training activities
  • Dedicated High School teacher
  • Program designed to free up block in regular school schedule
  • Professional Goalie Coaches who work with Canadian National Level and Professional Athletes
  • “Front of line” registration for Oval and EG Summer Camps


Click here if you want to read more about Elite Goalies program components including details for on & off-ice training, High Performance Integrated School Model and athlete testimonials.

To submit an application please email jcheng@richmondoval.ca

For more information please contact highperformance@richmondoval.ca or by calling 778.296.1421