Staff Bio

Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence, Head Instructor at Pro Goaltending, has extensive experience over the past 15 years that has enabled him to work with the NHL, AHL, ECHL and European professional goaltenders from all over the world. Michael won a Spengler Cup in 2015 with Team Canada and has also previously been a part of the coaching staff for Team Canada’s World Junior summer evaluation camp in Calgary, Alberta. Michael’s desire is to exceed the expectations of the clients by understanding each individual’s needs and develops a learning plan to ensure success both on and off the ice.

2014 – 2016                           HC Ambri-Piotta – National League A

2015                                        Team Canada – Spengler Cup

2013 – 2014                           Las Vegas Wranglers – East Coast Hockey League

2011 – 2013                           Hockey Canada – National Goaltending Program

2008 – 2010                           HC Sibir Novosibirsk – Kontinental Hockey League

2007 – 2008; 2010-2013     Oshawa Generals – Ontario Hockey League

2007 – 2009                           Owen Sound Attack – Ontario Hockey League

2006 – 2007                           Sudbury Wolves – Ontario Hockey League

 

 

Kevin Beech, instructor at Pro Goaltending has a long experience as a Pro athlete. He played 4 years in the OHL and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2005. Kevin’s knowledge excels in game sense after 9 years of Pro hockey which includes being named 2009 CHL goalie of the year. Kevin has also spent time in the AHL, France, and Germany.

Sebastian Dahm, instructor at Pro Goaltending has played Pro hockey at elite levels his whole career including the AHL. Being a student of the game, Sabastian relies on fine tuned technique to find success as an undersized goalie. Sebastian teaches with this same detail as he plays with. Sebastian played 3 years in the OHL, which included playing in the U20 World Jr. Championships. His international experience continues with Denmark at the World Championships. Sebastian was named World Championship Top 3 player of the tournament for 2014-2015. He also won Danish League Best SVS% in 2014-2015.

Mitch O’Keefe, has been a long time instructor at Pro Goaltending. He has followed up a standout Jr. Hockey career with a successful 8 years at the Pro level. Mitch was named CJHL most valuable player in 2003-2004 and won the league championship the following year. Mitch played 3 years NCAA before turning Pro. His time as a pro has included time in the Ottawa Senators organization. He’s excelled during time in the AHL, ECHL, Austria, and France. It is his vast knowledge of the game that makes him such an excellent instructor.