Coach Carroll offers goalie development tips →

Goalies play perhaps the most important position in hockey. They are always in the spotlight and the outcome of every game often depends on their performance. Practice time is where most of their development takes place. Goalies should make the most of every ice time, taking advantage of each opportunity to improve their overall game. […]

Tryouts begin soon; Is your goalie ready? →

It’s our 28th season of providing goalie development excellence With tryouts for right around the corner, the Carroll Goalie School is here to help your goalie get ready. Since 1995, we have been teaching boys and girls how to build their individual skills and boost their confidence in a safe, challenging and upbeat learning environment. […]

CGS co-sponsors Shutout Wall in Let’s Play Hockey →

We are co-sponsoring the Shutout Wall again along with our partners from Brian’s Custom Sports. The popular Shutout Wall appears online and in Let’s Play Hockey newspaper. Each year, hundreds of goalies are listed on the Wall after earning a shutout. Know a youth hockey goalie who earned a shutout? Email the following information to […]

Steve Carroll recognized by Minnesota Hockey for work with goalies →

NOTE: Steve Carroll received the 2020 Ted Brill Award from Minnesota Hockey for his years of work developing goalies through various programs. Since the 2020 banquet was cancelled because of COVID, Steve was honored at the 2021 MN Hockey Awards banquet and presented with his award. Here is the news release from Minnesota Hockey: Steve […]

CGS to host clinics in Des Moines, Iowa →

We will be the first goalie school at the sparkling new MidAmercan Energy Company RecPlex in Des Moines, Iowa, when it opens this spring. “We’re are thrilled to be invited to bring our popular training programs to this unbelievable, state-of-the-art facility,” said director Steve Carroll, who is in his 27th year of offering weekend skill […]

Wild hockey team celebrates 20th season →

Note: Coach Steve Carroll was the editor of Let’s Play Hockey newspaper when the Minnesota Wild started playing in 2000. Here was at the X on the historic opening night and reflects on some of his memories from the early days of covering the organization.  It seemed like it took forever for the NHL to […]

Coach Carroll interviewed on WCCO radio →

It’s not often you get a chance to be in the radio talking about goaltending. But that’s what happened recently with WCCO’s Mike Max invited Coach Carroll be a guest on his nightly sports show. They discussed a lot of topics including what’s the COVID break been like for goalies, what are some good off-ice […]

Make plans to train with CGS in 2022 →

We are excited to once again be offering a series of clinics in 2023, which will mark our 29th consecutive year of providing these training opportunities. “I’m proud of the reputation we’ve earned for developing quality, fundamentally-sound goaltenders,” said director Steve Carroll. “Goalies who train with us improve individual skills, confidence and take their game […]

Minnesota Hockey honors Coach Carroll →

Article from Minnesota Hockey website Minnesota Hockey’s Goalie Coach-in-Chief presented with Ted Brill Award Steve Carroll grew up in Edina during a golden era of hockey in the western suburb. While Carroll started playing the game a forward, a local coach convinced him to play goalie full time after watching him between the pipes during […]

Helping goalies get ready →

After a long break, we are back on the ice for our 26th straight year of helping goalies get ready for the upcoming hockey season. We have weekend programs scheduled in August and September at Edina, Richfield and St. Michael-Albertville. Programs include Intermediate Skills, Advanced Skills and Tryout Tune-up. There are limited openings in these […]