GOALTENDING DEVELOPMENT TEAM
We are pleased to announce that Shawn Sirman is now the Director of Goaltending at RHP Training Centre. 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.
RHP Training Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Mackenzie Savard as Assistant Director of Goaltending Development. Mackenzie has spent many years being a goaltender and training at RHP Training Centre. He has worked with Shawn Sirman, 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. Currently Mackenzie is competing as a member of his hometown OHL Sudbury Wolves.
Mackenzie has been coaching for 6 years and loves passing on his knowledge and enthusiasm for the position to his students.
Charlie grew up in Bridgenorth Ontario where his local team, the Peterborough Petes, drafted him. After only playing a short stint in the OHL, Charlie played most of his junior career for the Ottawa Jr A Senators. In his 20-year-old year he played 40 games and recorded 6 shutouts. He then decided to attend University and play hockey for the Laurentian Voyageurs in the CIS.
Charlie began a relationship with RHP Training Centre, working with Director of Goaltending Development Shawn Sirman for the past 4 years. He continues to maintain a competitive and focused environment, but stresses the importance of enjoying the position. Relentlessly studying the position has helped Charlie provide younger goalies with skills and techniques that will benefit them in the crease and their future career!
Jessie has played hockey as a goaltender since the age of 4. He has worked at RHP Training Centre since 2015. Jessie played his midget years with the New Liskeard Cubs of the GNML where he was awarded team MVP for the season and team Playoff MVP. He was also selected to play for the NOHA All-Star team.
Jessie continued his hockey career playing in the NOJHL for the Kirkland Lake Goldminers in 2013-2014. Jessie played his last junior eligible years with the Rayside Belfour Canadians (NOJHL). Jessie played 7 games with the Sudbury Wolves (OHL).
Jessie brings a large amount of goaltending experience and has a passion to teach and motivate young goaltenders.