Jul 8, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018
This camp has moved from Buffalo to Rochester, NY to facilities that feature air-conditioned dorms rooms, kitchenettes in dorm rooms & close proximity to rink (walking distance)
Participants receive all on-ice instruction led by Jim Bedard. In addition, they will also recieve lectures & video sessions from Jim Bedard and a variety of NCAA D1 coaches and NHL scouts throughout the entire week. Furthermore, this camp resembles a professional training camp where prospects will be pushed to perform both mentally & physically to compete at a higher level. This is a camp for the determined and dedicated hockey player. For more details, please see below.
Note: During the registration process, you will see two different options for the Elite Goaltender Camp w/ Jim Bedard (boarding & non-boarding). Please select the appropriate one. (You can always change to boarding or non-boarding at a later date by notifying the Camp Director via email)
The dorms ARE air-conditioned and feature kitchenettes for those boarding overnight
AGE LEVELS (Boys & Girls)
1998 - 2007 Birth years
Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex (Rochester, NY) and Monroe Community College
Sunday, July 8 – Thursday, July 12, 2018
$995 USD ($895 USD if NOT boarding)
* Please note that during your registration there are two separate events identified by boarding on non-boarding. Make sure you are choosing the correct event to avoid confusion and room availability.
Jim Bedard - current Dallas Stars Director of Goalie Development & Scouting; former Detroit Red Wings Goaltender Coach
Jim Bedard spent 18 seasons as the Detroit Red Wings Goaltending Coach. In his position, Bedard worked with all goaltenders in the Red Wings' system, splitting time between Detroit and Grand Rapids as well as traveling to work with Detroit goaltenders throughout the minor leagues. In those years, he has worked with many of the world’s best goaltenders including Dominic Hasek, Curtis Joseph, and Chris Osgood and has 3 Stanley Cup Championships during his tenure. Jim Bedard was a former player of the Washington Capitals whom he was drafted by in the 1976 Entry Draft (6th choice, 91st overall).
He played for the Capitals' organization for a total of five years, two of which were spent at the NHL level. Following his days with Washington's organization, Bedard traveled to Europe to play for TPS in Turku, Finland for 14 seasons. At the conclusion of his playing days in 1994, Bedard began his coaching career working with goalies in the Ontario Hockey League. He got his start with the Niagara Falls Thunder and then became an assistant coach for the Erie Otters. In addition, he served as a goaltending consultant for elite teams in Europe.
Bedard is the head coach of the Selects Hockey Elite Goalie school and personally runs each on-ice session.
The student-to-staff ratio is approximately 4 to 1. There are 2-4 campers in each dorm room at University of Buffalo (depending on the size of the room). There are 2 campers in each dorm room at Niagara University. ALL camp coaches, counselors, & Coordinators board in the University dorms (where the players are), providing 24 hour supervision. Lastly, there is a Hall Monitor for the dorm facilities for additional supervision.
Please note that Rooming Requests will NOT be accepted. There are two reasons for this:
Check In/Out will be located at TBD
Please click on link below for more details.