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.