At Ben Vanderklok Goaltending we are focused on supporting and training our goaltenders to meet their maximum potential on and off the ice.

We believe strong core values and morals are key components in elevating a goaltender’s game. Our school is dedicated to ensuring our goaltenders receive the expert training and tools necessary to help them in their physical, mental and emotional development both as an athlete and a person.

Here at BVG we pride ourselves in creating a relationship with our students that allows them to be comfortable and prosper in a positive learning environment.

This is the 18th year Ben has been running goalie camps throughout the Niagara Region.

For our camps we employ only the best staffing the Niagara Region has to offer.
We believe this is crucial in maintaining such a high-end program.
All of our instructors are past students of Ben Vanderklok, which makes teaching consistent and allows your child to grasp the techniques much quicker. Ben 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!

 

2022 Summer Camps

  • ELITE PROSPECTS PROGRAM
  • Goaltenders Born in 2009 and younger:
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  • DATE: Monday August 8th – Friday August 12th
  • TIME: 8:00am – 3:00pm

PLACE: Seymour Hannah Center in St Catharines

  • 14 hours of on-ice instruction
  • 5 hours of off-ice Goaltender specific training, featuring some of the Region’s top Goaltender Specific Trainers.
  • 10 hours of classroom, video analysis, preparation and mental training.
  • Ben Vanderklok Goaltending Jersey
  • High quality shooters
  • 3:1 or better student to instructor ratios
    • SUPERIOR PROSPECTS PROGRAM
    • Goaltenders Born in (A) 2008 & 2007 AND (B) 2006 – 2004
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    • DATE: Monday August 15th – Friday August 19th
    • TIME: 8:00am – 2:30pm

PLACE: Seymour Hannah Center in St Catharines

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  • 14 hours of on-ice instruction
  • 5 hours of off-ice Goaltender specific training, featuring some of the Region’s top Goaltender Specific Trainers.
  • 10 hours of classroom, video analysis, preparation and mental training.
  • Ben Vanderklok Goaltending Jersey
  • Mental Training Workbook
  • High quality shooters – AAA
  • 3:1 or better student to instructor ratios
  • CHILD OF THE KORN PROSPECTS CAMP
  • **BY INVITATION** CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION
    • Intended for Pro – Major Junior – University – U16 AAA – U18 AAA Level Goaltenders 
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      • DATE: Monday August 15th – Friday August 19th
      • TIME: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

PLACE: Seymour Hannah Center in St Catharines

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  • 12.5 hours of on-ice instruction
  • 7.5 hours of classroom, video analysis, preparation and mental training.
  • Ben Vanderklok Goaltending Jersey
  • Mental Training Workbook
  • High quality shooters – NHL, Pro, University, Junior, AAA
  • 3:1 or better student to instructor ratios

Clinics

  • Package “A”
  • Ice Rental Covered by organization
  • Ben Vanderklok or one of Ben Vanderklok’s assistants attends.
  • Full ice clinic with a variety of drills age/ level specific. Organization Provides Shooters
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  • Package “B”
  • One of Ben Vanderklok’s asssistants attends a team practice.
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  • Package “C”
    One on one private lesson with one of Ben Vanderklok’s assistant at the mini rink – Seymour Hannah Centre.

For more information or to book a clinic please email:  info@bvgoaltending.ca 

Meet the Coaches

Ben vanderklok

Goaltending Coach of the Nashville Predators (NHL)
Ben is in his 8th season as the Head Goaltending Coach of the Nashville Predators (NHL), coaching Pekka Rinne, the 2018 Vezina Trophy winner and 4-time NHL All Star and Juuse Saros, franchise record holder of a 46 save shutout and member of the 2018 NHL All Rookie team.

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.
Ben also spent 6 seasons as the Goaltending Coach of the Niagara Ice Dogs (OHL) and 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 with the Dutch National Team.

Jason Barron

Regional Co-ordinator and Head Instructor  Jason has now been with BVG for 14 years. A St. Catherines, Ontario native, Jason began as a student of Ben’s before transitioning into an instructor role. Jason facilitates all in-season lessons while Ben is working with Nashville. Jason is currently the Goalie Coach of the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs. Jason works with the goaltenders within their organization as well as facilitating goalie scouting, & player development. Prior to joining the IceDogs, Jason spent 4 seasons with the OHL’s Erie Otters as the Assistant Director of Player Development, overseeing the drafting & player development process of the organizations goaltenders.

Rob barnhardt

Head Instructor
Rob Barnhardt has been with BVG since the beginning. He began 17 years ago as Ben’s assistant and has been a Head Instructor with BVG since. Rob currently coaches with the Southern Tier Admirals AAA hockey program. He is a former Goaltending Coach for Brock University CIS, and former Goaltending Coach for the Fort Erie Meteors Jr.B Hockey. Rob played for Potsdam University between 2004-2008 and is now a teacher with the DSBN. 

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