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.

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


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.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Tyler Brown

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Tyler:

Tyler has been working with GDI for 8 years in a capacity of being an On- Ice Instructor for GDI 1v1 Training Sessions, Summer Camps, and Minor Hockey Association Clinics.

As a goaltender he has played in the Western Hockey League with the Regina Pats, leading the team to the Western League finals in 2017. He finished his WHL career in Saskatoon with the Blades. Upon graduation from the WHL, Tyler joined the University of Manitoba Men's hockey team.

As an Instructor he has a strong technical focus and presents his instruction to each goaltender in a simple manner helping them refine the small details of their personal game.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Lasse Petersen

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Lasse:

Lasse is a head on-ice instructor at GDI.

He grew up in Herning, Denmark where he played minor hockey until moving to
Canada at the age of 16. In Canada he has played for several teams across Canada in both the MJHL and WHL.

Lasse has also performed on the international stage with team Denmark's youth national team. He has played for them consecutively, all the way from their U16-U20 squad.

One of Lasse's most notable achievements was winning promotion to the top division with Danish U18 national team, posting the best SVS% and GAA. Another achievement of his was being part of the Danish World Junior National team at the WJC in Montreal and Toronto in 2016.

He believes a combination of hard work, attention to detail, and fun is the perfect way to achieving and surpassing your goals within the position.

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


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.  

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!

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Mason Swerdyliak

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Mason:

Bio Coming Soon!

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Martin Gagnon

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Martin:

Martin is a graduate of the Pembina Valley Midget AAA Program and currently plays for the Pembina Valley Twisters of the MMJHL.

Martin has been coaching goalies in the Macdonald region for many years and brings a ton of experience to GDI. Martin is very passioniate about teaching the art of goaltending and will push goalies to reach their max potential.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Amanda Schubert

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Amanda :

Amanda started with GDI in 2013 as a Group Leader in GDI Summer Camps. Since then she has worked 1v1 Training Sessions and Minor Hockey Clinics. She has a strong belief instilling a strong work ethic and compete level within each goaltender that she works with while fine tuning strengths and enhancing areas that need improvement.

Amanda was a member of the 2011 year U18 Team Manitoba where she helped capture a bronze medal for the province. She also graduated from the University of Manitoba Bisons. While pursuing a degree in law she has helped the Bisons to two Canwest silver medals and was awarded the team MVP for the 2015-2016 season. She most recently completed her first proessional season overseas in Finland.

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.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Christian Strecker

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Christian:

Christian has been apart of GDI for over 8 years as a student and instructor. Christian instructs 1v1 lessons, along with being a group leader for GDI Summer Camps.

Christian was recently apart of the Williston State College Tetons, who had a strong showing in the ACHA National Championships in his freshman season. In his sophomore year the Tetons made it to the West Regional Finals.

Being an undersized goalie, Christian focuses on developing a strong technical, quick and positional game in each of his lessons.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Reese Jones

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Reese:

Reese grew up on a farm outside of Neepawa and played his years of midget with the local highschool and two years with the Yellowhead Chiefs where they made it to the finals against the Winnipeg Wild in his final year. 

His junior years included playing for the Lloydminster Bobcats in the AJHL, Flin Flon Bombers in the SJHL, and the Waywayseecappo Wolverines in the MJHL. Reese is currently with the St. Vital Victoria’s in the MMJHL, while attending the University of Manitoba.

Reese believes that in goaltending, it’s little details that build on each other to make the bigger actions effective. He also believes in an intense atmosphere that comes from the saying practice like you play.

HEAD ON-ICE INSTRUCTOR


Tyler Gagliardi

91 Lowson Crescent,
Winnipeg, MB R3P 0T3

Phone: 204.489.7465
Email: info@gdigoaltending.com

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About Tyler:

Tyler has been training and instructing with GDI since 2009.

As a minor hockey goaltender Tyler played at the Winnipeg AAA level for many years. He captured a Bantam AAA title with the Winnipeg Warriors and has won 3 junior national ball hockey championships as the goaltender for team Manitoba. Tyler spent his junior hockey years playing in the MMJHL and is currently playing his 4th season with the St. Boniface Riels, while attending the Asper school of business at the University of Manitoba.

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