CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT


Ryan Cyr

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: ryan@gdigoaltending.com

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About Ryan:

Ryan is the co-founder and president of GDI Goaltending and has worked with GDI for more than fourteen years, studying under GDI founder and Columbus Blue Jackets Goaltending Consultant Ian Clark.

Ryan is the Goaltending Coach for the Spokane Chiefs WHL 2011-Present and former Goaltending Coach for the Regina Pats WHL 2007-2011.

Ryan has an overwhelming wealth of coaching experience working with athletes from the beginner level to current NHL stand outs.

From a playing perspective, Ryan played 6 years of Junior hockey, spending time in both the BCHL and WHL. Ryan then went on to play professionally in the ECHL, UHL and AHL.

DIRECTOR
GDI Goaltending


Dan Ferguson

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: dan@gdigoaltending.com

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About Dan:

Dan is the Director of GDI Goaltending and has worked with the company since the opening of The Rink Training Centre in 2009. He is involved with working out of Manitoba at the Training Centre and also conducts Minor Hockey clinics around Western Canada.

Dan is the current Goaltending Coach for the MJHL Steinbach Pistons (2012- Present) and the SJHL Flin Flon Bombers (2016- Present). Dan is also the Goaltending Coach for the RHA Nationals Elite 15 and Midget Prep CSSHL teams. 

Highlighting past success includes being the Goaltending Coach for the 2013 MJHL Champions and the 2011 Telus Cup National Midget Champions. Dan has had a positive influence on many goaltenders who have proceeded to play Junior through to a Professional level.

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


Brett Martyniuk

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: brett@gdigoaltending.com

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About Brett:

Brett is a former WHL goaltender with the Tri-City Americans and Regina Pats. His past playing experience also includes playing in the MJHL for the Winnipeg Blues.

Brett has also competed for a National Midget AAA Championship as a finalist with the Winnipeg Thrashers. He helped lead the team to a 58-2 record.

Brett is the Development Coordinator at GDI and is the current Goaltending Coach of the MBAAA Winnipeg Thrashers. Brett also provides 1v1 instruction at GDI, along with being apart of GDI Regional Development Camps and Clinics throughout the season. He provides a strong technical and psychological perspective on the position, helping each goaltender he instructs reach new heights.

ASSISTANT DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


Nicholas Holben

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: nick@gdigoaltending.com

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About Nicholas:

Nicholas has been a staff member since 2010. His role involves conducting 1v1 training sessions and leading satellite camps and clinics. 

He has a unique ability to build strong relationships with goaltenders and help them to achieve their personal goals. 

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Spencer Tremblay

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: spencer@gdigoaltending.com

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About Spencer:

Spencer has been a GDI staff member for over five years.

As a Minor Hockey goaltender he played for the Winnipeg Wild where he went on to win the goaltender of the year award in the MBAAA Midget League. He started his junior career with The Moose Jaw Warriors and later went on to play for the Red Deer Rebels. After his time in the WHL he went on to the BCHL and SJHL to finish his Junior career.

As a Head On-Ice Instructor for GDI he pushes goalies to be the best they can be and to perform every rep at 100%.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Brett Willows

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Brett:

Brett has been apart of GDI for over 7 years as an instructor in 1v1 Lessons, GDI Clinics and Camps.

Brett is the current goaltending coach of the MJHL's Dauphin Kings. 

The MBAAA Yellowhead Chiefs graduate went on to a succesful Jr. A career making stops in Estevan (SJHL) and Dauphin (MJHL). He compilled over 70 career wins including two Championships, the Turnbull Cup and the Anavet Cup. He was also a member of the 2010 Dauphin Kings who finished second in the nation as a RBC Cup Silver medalist.

Brett's strong junior career led him to Toronto where he played 5 years (2011-2016) with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues (OUA) in the CIS, leading the league in SV% in the 12-13 season and completing a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. 

Brett also had a brief stint with the Toronto Maple Leafs as an emergency backup.

As an instructor, Brett brings the same passion and competitive edge he had while playing into his lessons to facilite the success of the athletes he works with.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Dasan Sydora

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: dasan@gdigoaltending.com

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About Dasan:

Dasan grew up in Red Deer Alberta and works with GDI instructing one-on-one training sessions and GDI Minor Hockey Association Clinics. His instruction is very detailed as he looks to manage each goaltenders strengths while touching on the areas that need improvement.

Currently Dasan is playing in the CIS with the University of Maintoba Bisons. At the Midget AAA level he found success with the Optimist Rebels backstopping the team to a Midget AAA – Telus Cup Championship. With the Rebels he was awarded the AMHL Top Goaltender and Playoff MVP, and the Telus Cup Top Goaltender. To follow he went on to play in the AJHL, SJHL, and MJHL were he finished his Junior career with the Winkler Flyers and was the teams recipient of the Coach’s Award, and a nominee for the MJHL’s Top Goaltender.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Ryan Hall

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Ryan:

Ryan has been a part of GDI for over 6 years as a student and instructor. Along with instructing 1v1 lessons, Ryan is a Head On-Ice Instructor for minor hockey clinics and group leader for GDI Summer Camps.

Some career highlights for Ryan include being selected by the Kelowna Rockets in the Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.

Ryan brings a calming presence to his lessons helping each goalie focus on the little details of their game.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Kyle McHolm

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Kyle:

Kyle has been an instructor at GDI since 2013, involved with Minor Hockey Associations clinics and team practices and conducting 1v1 Training Sessions at The Rink Training Centre.

He takes pride in focusing on the small details of the position to get the best out of each goalie. Every session he looks to collaborate with goalies on helping them meet their own personal goals when they come in by setting objectives that they have to meet for the session. 

Bennett Garber

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Bennett Garber

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Bennett:

Bennett has been involved with GDI as an instructor for over 7 years. He instructs 1v1 lessons and has been a fixture at GDI Summer Camps as a group leader.
 
Bennett played at the AAA level for many years including playing for the Winnipeg Monarchs and the Winnipeg Wild. He captured a Provincial Midget AAA Title with the Wild. He was also selected by the Steinbach Pistons of the MJHL in the 2014 Bantam Draft.

Bennett brings his strong passion for hockey into every lesson that he instructs. That passion will help goalies strive for perfection through his lessons.