COREY LOCKE

Corey was drafted into the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens and played 9 seasons between the AHL and NHL.  He won AHL MVP and Leading Scoring awards before playing 6 seasons in Europe, winning two AHL Calder Cup Championships, a German DEL Championship and was an AHL All-Star six times.

Since recently retiring from playing professional hockey, Corey knew he wanted to continue being on the ice. He is a Certified Hockey Canada High Performance 1 Hockey Coach and a Certified Hockey Canada Skills Coach. 

 

FOCUS:

○ Fundamentals / Good Habits

○ Skill implementation

○ Playing against pressure

○ When to be quick vs. patient

BRANDON COCCIMIGLIO

 

Brandon's passion is bringing the most skilled, experienced, and intuitive specialists together to create an effective team for creating the complete hockey player.  Brandon has developed systems that allow the young hockey player to translate seamlessly from the gym to the ice, resulting in a quick learning curve and stellar improvement. 

 

As a former NCAA + Pro Hockey player, Brandon has pioneered the SHIELD hockey program, which has supported Stanley Cup champions and Team Canada National Players. 

 

FOCUS:

○ Mindset / Movement / Nutrition / Recovery

○ Life + Sport Efficiency  

LAUREN MALOTT

Lauren Malott is a high performance skating consultant, corrective movement practitioner and osteopath.

Lauren draws on her understanding of functional anatomy and kinetics, experience as a Team Canada athlete at the Senior World level, and work experience with NHL teams and top industry leaders to best support players.

Lauren is thrilled to work with SHIELD, and play a key role in developing foundations in skating within the program! 

FOCUS:

○ Optimizing mechanics

○ Improve skating efficiency 

○ Reduce injury risk

○  Aiding in return to sport at the pro and elite minor levels

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JEFF GILLIGAN

Jeff grew up playing AAA in Burlington for the eagles where he was drafted to the OHL by Owen Sound. Since, he has been contracted by the Eagles as a skills trainer - training athletes anywhere from minor hockey kids to the OHL to pro players. 

 

Jeff is passionate about providing high quality skill development, leadership, understanding of teamwork and good sportsmanship in an atmosphere that is positive, engaging and fun. He aims to foster personal excellence in all athletes in unique and creative ways - regardless of their skill level or experience.

FOCUS:

○ Skating Skills

○ Stick Handling

○ Puck Control

SCOTT MIFSUD

Scott came up through the Burlington Organization, having played with the Burlington Eagles and Cougars.  After playing NCAA in Vermont, Scott played semi-pro in the AHL, European League, and attended the training camps for both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins.

Scott zeros in on what goaltenders are thinking depending on where the shooter is on the ice, and teaches athletes how to react accordingly to create an offensive advantage.

FOCUS:

○ Generating offense + Scoring

○ Attacking with speed

○ Feet moving + head up

○ Getting to the dangerous areas of the offensive zone

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