CGS to offer September program in St. Michael-Albertville →

The Carroll Goalie School is pleased to announce that we have just added a new location and times for our popular Tryout Tune-up program. We will be hosting a three-day goalie development session in St. Michael-Albertville on Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 22, 3:30-5:30 p.m. At CGS, […]

Miracle in Mankato – memories from winning national title →

It’s mid-March and it’s tourney time, the time of year when I find myself thinking back to my college hockey playing days. I was a goalie for Mankato State (now known as Minnesota State University, Mankato), where our team made four consecutive trips to the NCAA Division II National Tournament. You can see Coach Carroll […]

Busy during state hockey tourney →

The Minnesota State High School Boy’s State Hockey Tournament is a special time of year. It’s always fun to watch the games and see who comes out on top on Saturday. It’s also a busy time for the Carroll Goalie School. We are long-time exhibitors at the Let’s Play Hockey Expo, which is held in […]

State high school hockey tournament memories →

Every year at this time, the memories of playing in the Minnesota state high school hockey tournament come flooding back. I had the opportunity to play goalie in the eight-team state hockey tournament during my senior year at Edina-East High School in 1977. The 33rd annual tournament was played at the St. Paul Civic Center, […]

Goalie coaching clinics →

I had the opportunity to be part of two USA Hockey goalie clinics this past weekend, one in Duluth and one in Brooklyn Park. The clinics were designed to teach youth hockey coaches of all skill levels how to effectively work with and develop goalies. The clinics included a series of classroom presentations as well as […]

Cool goalie reunion →

This was a fun goalie reunion. Years ago, a young boy by the name of Dominik came to my goalie school as a 6-year-old. Even though he was new to the position, you could tell he was into it and he had a grand old time. Turns out, it was the only opportunity I had […]

Former CGS participant signs pro contract →

Congratulations to former CGS student Sydney Rossman. She recently signed a contract to play for the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League. Sydney participated in the Carroll Goalie School early in her career. She would go on to star at Minnetonka High School and Quinnipiac University. ABOUT THE WHALE Goaltender Sydney Rossman, a […]

Gustavus goalie earn’s All-American honors →

Gustavus women’s hockey sophomore goaltender Amanda DiNella (Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.) has been selected to the 2017 NCAA Division III CCM Women’s Hockey All-American West First Team, by the American Hockey Coaches Association. She becomes the 15th player, fifth sophomore, and first goalie in Gustavus Women’s Hockey history to earn the prestigious honor. Coach Steve Carroll is the […]

Coach Carroll featured in his hometown magazine →

Coach Steve Carroll was recently featured in the Edina Magazine: http://edinamag.com/protecting-pipes I grew up playing hockey in the Edina Association and made the switch to goalie during my last year of peewees. The coach of that team saw me playing goalie in a neighborhood floor hockey tournament during the summer and asked if I would be […]