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Mackenzie Savard

Mackenzie, serving as the Lead Goaltending Development Instructor, has spent many years being a goaltender and training at RHP Training Centre. He has worked with Shawn Sirman and Matt Bourgeois, at RHP Training Centre, since 2010. Mackenzie was chosen to be on the NOHA Minor Midget All Star team during the 2012-2013 season. During his 2013-14 season Mackenzie played for the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves Major Midget team where he was the top goalie in the GNML. The Nickel Capital Wolves won the GNML and advanced to the OHF’s where Mackenzie started 3 games and was awarded the game MVP for each of the games. In 2014 Mackenzie was invited to the Niagara Falls Ice Dog main camp, as a walk on, where he committed to an OHL contract with the team.  Mackenzie has also competed as a member of  his hometown OHL Sudbury Wolves.  He is currently continuing his playing career with the Laurentian University Voyageurs Men’s Hockey Team.

Mackenzie has been coaching for 6 years and loves passing on his knowledge and enthusiasm for the position to his students.

 Matthew Bourgeois

Matthew has been privileged to have coached goalies, players and teams for over 20 years.  Matthew is very happy to call Sudbury and RHP Training Centre home.

Matthew has worked has worked with players both male and female from from all over the world in Canada, USA, Europe, Asia and Australia.  He has experience in coaching at some of the heist levels, including the KHL, World Championships and Olympic Qualifiers. Matthew is currently Goaltending Level 2 Certified and is completing his GoaltendingLevel 3 with Hockey Canada, Matthew is an High Performance 1 Certification Coach and his a goalie development mentor with the OHF, NOHA and OMHA.

With our new hockey education platform we hope to be able to deliver the most holistics development program available. Matthew believes in hard work, a diligent work ethic, communication and leading by example.

Matthew has obtained a Honours degree in Science and Nursing which allows him to look at development from both the physical and mental side.

Owen Johansson

Shawn has been coaching at RHP since 2010! He has coached many successful goalies. He instructs Mackenzie Savard who signed an OHL contract with the Niagara Ice Dogs in 2014, as a free agent. He has coached goalies who have been chosen to represent NOHA on the Minor Midget NOHA All Star team. The past 2014-15 season Shawn was an assistant coach with the Sudbury Minor Midget Elite AA team.

Shawn finished his college hockey career at New England college graduating with a degree in Business Management. In 2012-2013, Shawn was named to the ECAC East Second Team All-Conference. Prior to New England College, Shawn attended the University of Maine for two seasons with notable wins over perennial powerhouses; Boston College, North Dakota and Boston University.

Before his college hockey career Shawn played junior hockey for the Blind River Beavers, Quinte West Pack and the Kingston Voyageurs. While in Kingston Shawn was named to Team Canada East and went on to win the bronze medal. Later that year he was also named to the Canadian Junior Hockey League Top Prospects Game in Summerside, PEI. In his final year of Junior hockey Shawn went on to the Royal Bank Cup Jr. A National Championships. Prior to this he was named the Dudley Hewitt Cup MVP and given the Top Goaltender of the tournament award.

Shawn attended the Reading Royals camp of the ECHL, the Royals are an affiliate of the Washington Capitals of the NHL. In the final two years of University he was named to the Dean’s List which is awarded to students with a GPA of 3.5 and above. Shawn also received the George M. Paramenter Jr. Memorial Award for having the highest GPA amonst student athletes at New England College.