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Goaltending Coach Ben Vanderklok

Ben Vanderklok is currently in his third season as the Goaltending Coach of the Nashville Predators (NHL).


Previously, he spent 5 years as the Assistant Goaltending Coach of the Nashville Predators. In this position, his main responsibility was the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL) and the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL) teams.

Prior to joining the Predators, he spent 6 seasons as the Head Goaltending Coach of the Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL) and 2 seasons alongside Murray Nystrom as the Goaltending Coach for the Brock Badgers CIS University Hockey team. 

Throughout his coaching career Ben has worked to develop goaltenders that have went on to play successful Major Junior and Professional hockey careers. Ben was drafted to the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League and played 2 seasons with them after departing from the Ontario Hockey League, Ben signed a pro contract in Europe spending 4 seasons in Holland where he gained International playing experience as a member of the Dutch National Team.


Ben Vanderklok has been running elite camps in the Niagara Region for the past 12 years. He excels at teaching the modern fundamentals of goaltending and is well known for his ability to take goaltenders to the next level. Ben Vanderklok Goaltending has a proven method for developing goaltenders to reach their maximum potential. Get the edge and join Ben Vanderklok today!


"Working with Benny has been great! He has helped me to elevate my game through skill development on and off the ice. Making the personal 
adjustments I needed to have more success at the NHL level. Benny is always able to adapt to what my game needs and gets the most out of me everday."

Carter Hutton, Nashville Predators NHL

""I spent a lot of time working with Ben in Milwaukee. He is a very passionate and thorough coach. I believe our relationship and work together was a win win situation in helping me reach the NHL. I highly recommend Ben and his camps to anyone looking to grow as a goaltender."

Scott Darling, Chicago Blackhawks NHL

"I have been working with Ben ever since I joined the Ice Dogs organization. He has helped my game dramatically in all areas. Ben has always been there to push my limits everyday and it has shown in my game.  He is also  a great person off the ice and always brings forward a positive attitude.
I have had the privilege to work with Ben doing clinics around the area and seeing the smiles he puts on a kids face says it all."

Mark Visentin - 2011 - 2012 Team Canada World Junior Championships (Silver-Bronze) / 2011 OHL GOaltender of the Year / 1st Round pick Arizona Coyotes NHL / Currently Rockford AHL


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