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 CSSHL RHA Nationals teams. 

Highlighting past success includes being the Goaltending Coach for the 2013 and 2018 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 Bantam Prep RHA Nationals. 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.

Mitch David

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


Mitch David

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: mitch@gdigoaltending.com

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About Mitch:

Mitch is the Business Development Coordinator at GDI Goaltending and has a wealth of experience from being involved in hockey for over 15 years.

His knowledge comes from his time as a Junior hockey goaltender in the MJHL, managing his own hockey pro shop, and being a gear specialist as the equipment manager in the CIS.

Over the course of his playing career he made stops in the WHL with the Prince Albert Raiders and Everett Silvertips as well as Arizona State University.

From an education background Mitch attended Red River College to study business and completed his studies with honours.

Working with goalies is a passion for him as Mitch really gets to know his clients and understands their personal game. He brings a consultative approach to GDI and is a big believer in providing psychological techniques for goalies in order for them to deal with pressure.

Connor Shaw

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Connor Shaw

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Connor:

Connor has been involved with GDI as an instructor since October of 2016. He regularly instructs 1v1 lessons at the facility, as well as been involved in a variety of camps and clinics during his tenure with GDI. Connor also trained at GDI as a goalie during the first two years of his junior career. 

After a successful midget career in the Parkland region with the Dauphin high school and Parkland AAA Rangers, Connor played 4 years of junior hockey split between the Dauphin Kings of the MJHL and the Transcona Railer Express of the MMJHL. 

Using his experience from playing and coaching before joining our staff, Connor correlates that experience with our philosophy to provide a positive and energetic experience into each lesson. Connor believes in each goalie having their own unique skill set, so each goalie will receive an experience specific to their requirements.

Spencer Tremblay

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%.

Austin Lotz

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Austin Lotz

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Austin:

A GDI Instructor that has a wealth of experience in this position both as a coach and as a goaltender. 

After one year of Midget Austin moved forward and played 5 years in the WHL with the Everett Silvertips and the Medicine Hat Tigers. Following his junior career he moved forward and played in the ECHL. 

On the ice with goaltenders he is able to understand what each goaltender is going through and finds a unique way to coaching both technically and mentally on the ice.

Ryan Hall

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.

Eric Samyn

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Eric Samyn

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Eric:

Eric has been a student with GDI for over 8 years. Eric is a graduate of the Assiniboine Park Rangers program. He then continued on to play for the Division 1 St. Pauls Crusaders winning a Provinvial Title.

As an instructor Eric instructs 1v1 lessons as well as clinics and summer camps. Eric brings a passion for the position to every lesson and looks to improve every goalies individual needs by looking for the small details.

Kyle McHolm

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.  

Devan Johnson

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Devan Johnson

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Devan:

Playing men’s high school hockey, Devan received the Santa Lucia Rookie of the Year Award for the WHSHL that contributed to her making Manitoba’s U18 Women’s Hockey team in 2013 as well as the 2015 Canadian Winter Games the following year with Team Manitoba. 2017-2018 season was her first year of CIS as she is part of  the University of Manitoba Bisons. Devan has been training at GDI since 2011, as well as working as an instructor at GDI  since 2016.

As an instructor, Devan stresses the importance of consistency through the technical details of the position.

Tanner Douglas

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Tanner Douglas

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Tanner:

Bio Coming Soon!

Nik Anderson

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Nik Anderson

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Nik:

Bio Coming Soon!

Nathan Cvar

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Nathan Cvar

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Nathan:

Bio Coming Soon!