CGS coaches

Coach Steve Carroll is a goalie development leader. The Edina, Minn. native has more than 30 years coaching goalies at the youth, high school and college levels.

Steve Carroll’s Coaching Career

  • Goalie coach for nationally-ranked Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team.
  • Gusties have won 14 MIAC regular season championships, participated in eight NCAA Division III National Tournaments.
  • USA Hockey, Minnesota District Goalie Development Coordinator.
  • Director of Minnesota Hockey’s Dave Peterson High Performance Goalie Camp which he created in 2005.
  • Frequently invited to speak about goalie development at USA Hockey Coaching Education Programs (CEP) clinics and Bronze Level goalie coaching clinics.
  • USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach.
  • Leads goalie development programs for several youth hockey associations.

Goalie career

  • Started playing goalie at age 12, led Edina Peewee “A” team to state championship.
  • Played three years for Edina-East High School for legendary coach Willard Ikola.
  • Participated in 1977 Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament at St. Paul Civic Center.
  • Helped the Edina-East Hornets defeat Roseau and hockey great Neal Broten 2-0 in quarterfinal round of the state tournament; Grand Rapids, the two-time defending state champions in the semifinals; before falling to Rochester John Marshall in the championship game.
  • Led Mankato State University (now Minnesota State Mankato) to 1980 NCAA Division II National Championship in a game that was televised across the country on ESPN.
  • Holds multiple goalie records at Minnesota State Mankato including career games played (115), career minutes played (6895:36), career saves (3,570), career wins (81), season victories (29).
  • Was a two-time All-American goalie for the Mavericks.
  • Named a Top 10 finalist for 1981 Hobey Baker Award, presented to best player in men’s college hockey (Winner was Neal Broten).
  • Earned free-agent tryout with the Minnesota North Stars and participated in the NHL training camp.
  • Selected as Mankato State University’s Male Athlete of the Century.
  • Inducted into Mankato State University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • First goalie inducted into Edina High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Other CGS coaches include:

Todd Carlson

  • 10th year on CGS staff.
  • Played goalie for Richfield High School.
  • Played junior hockey.
  • Attended numerous CGS clinics during youth hockey career.

David Carroll

  • 19th year on CGS staff.
  • Played hockey and football for Augsburg University.
  • Participated in five varsity sports at Richfield High School including hockey, football, baseball, tennis, golf.

Ellen Coggio

  • 3rd year on CGS staff.
  • Plays goalie for UW-LaCrosse club hockey team.
  • Played four years for St. Croix Valley Fusion high school team in Wisconsin.
  • Earned all-conference, and academic all-conference team honors.
  • Named team captain during senior season.
  • Attended CGS clinics during youth hockey career.

Ryan Erickson

  • 7th year on CGS staff.
  • Played goalie for Eagan High School and Eagan Hockey Association.
  • USA Hockey certified referee.
  • Attended CGS clinics during youth hockey career.

Joey Hudella

  • 3rd year on CGS staff.
  • Plays for goalie for Hastings Jr. Gold team.
  • Attended several CGS clinics during youth hockey career.

Amanda Koep

  • 5th year on CGS staff.
  • Played goalie for Gustavus Adolphus College and University of North Dakota.
  • Goalie coach at Minnesota Hockey’s Dave Peterson High Performance Goalie Camp.
  • USA Hockey Girls 15 National Player Development Camp staff member (2018).
  • Goalie development director for St. Michael-Albertville Hockey Association and North Wright County Riverhawks.
  • Played in Minnesota Girls State High School Hockey Tournament for North Wright County.
  • Attended several CGS clinics during high school career

Bill Manuel

  • 5th year on CGS staff.
  • Minnesota Hockey’s Associate Goalie Development Coordinator.
  • Goalie coach at Minnesota Hockey’s Dave Peterson High Performance Goalie Camp.
  • Goalie coach for Buffalo High School boys team.
  • Goaltending coordinator for Delano Youth Hockey Association.
  • Goalie coach for 25 years at International Hockey Schools working with legendary Russian goalie Vladislav Tretiak and Montreal Canadiens goalie coach Stephan Waite.
  • Played goalie for University of Wisconsin-Stout

Ashley Ritten

  • 4th year on CGS staff.
  • Played goalie at Gustavus Adolphus College.
  • Played five years varsity hockey for Armstrong High School.
  • Earned all-conference and honorable mention honors.
  • Played on a U14 team at age 11.

Updated Jan. 1, 2020