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Junior and Collegiate Hockey Information Seminar

Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8:30 PM at RDV Party Rooms

 

We are excited to invite all our CFHC Families to attend a Collegiate and Junior Hockey Q & A Seminar led by Coach Ed Walsh from Boston, MA.

 

Currently an Assistant Coach at Hockey East Division 1, Northeastern University, Coach Walsh brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in recruiting and junior-level hockey; in addition to his 34 years of owning and operating the Ed Walsh Goaltending School that has developed six NHL goaltenders, 30 active professional goalies and 170 goaltenders playing at Division 1 to Division 3 Collegiate levels.

 

This is a great opportunity to hear information and ask questions for any family whose son or daughter has the passion to move on and desire to play at the next level.

 

 

Ed Walsh has been coaching college hockey for the past 24 years and is currently in his fifth full season as an Assistant Coach at Hockey East Division I, Northeastern University in Boston, MA (2016 Hockey East Champions, 2018 Bean Pot Champions) working primarily with the goaltenders.  Previously, he was an Assistant Coach at Hockey East Division I – University of Massachusetts – Lowell for 11 years as their primary goaltending coach and systems analyst.  During his time at U-Mass Lowell, the Riverhawks progressed to the Hockey East Final Four for eight out of 11 years, the NCAA semi-finals and NCAA Final Eight twice.  Ed was also a member of the U-Mass Lowell Coaching Staff voted to receive the 1996 National Coaching Staff of the Year Award from the American Hockey Coaches Association. 

 

More about Ed Walsh

 

Ed spent seven years at ECAC Division I Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH as their primary goaltending coach and systems analyst. During his tenure, the Big Green made the ECAC Championships six times, winning an ECAC Championship and Ivy League Championship.  He also coached for one year at New England College in Henniker, NH when the team won the 2001 ECAC Championship. 

 

Ed has coached with the USA Hockey New England program and works with USA Hockey as a coach and Level 4 lecturer on Goaltending. 

 

As a player, Ed was a top-end goaltender and named Defensive Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year in Massachusetts.  He also played on Team Massachusetts when it went on to the claim the 1983 USA Championship.  Ed’s collegiate career was cut short at Salem State after he endured an injury that ended his career just after his freshman season. 

 

For the last 34 years, Ed has owned and operates the Ed Walsh Goaltending Schools where he runs Power Skating and Goaltending training sessions throughout the hockey season for various youth hockey and metro programs.  He is also the founder and co-owner of the International Goaltender Competition.  Ed’s successes in training goaltenders are far reaching.  In his 34 years coaching, he has developed 6 NHL goaltenders as well as another 30 goaltenders playing professional hockey in the US and abroad.  Ed has trained and continues to develop over 170 goaltenders that have played or are playing at Division 1 and Division 3 College hockey. Ed and his staff have worked with students from the ages of 5 thru professional and are extremely excited about his next generation of goaltenders that he is developing and are waiting in the wings. 

 

Ed’s training facilities are in Salem, NH, Tewksbury, MA, Billerica, MA, Clearwater, FL, Oldsmar, FL and Atlanta, GA.  He currently lives in Salem, NH with his wife Joanne and his two sons Alexander and Cameron.