Distance Development Program

Welcome to Distance Development!

About Distance Development

The two biggest factors that hinder the development of young goaltenders is the ability to get quality instruction and the distance a goaltender or coach is away from sources of quality coaching techniques. MEGA’s Distance Development Program is the solution to this age-old problem.Through the Distance Development Program MEGA will help each association establish a group of coaches that will be dedicated to their team’s goaltender development. This group will then participate in a variety of webinars, web based products, and Ebooks aimed to educate and equip coaches with the skills and knowledge to impact their goaltenders.


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Why DDP?

Most affordable way to train your goalies.
When you add up the amount of information, personal attention and level of expertise you receive as part of the Distance Development program there is no better way to build the skills of your current coaches and your goaltenders. All while saving the precious resources of your association. Retain and build goalie numbers in your association. The number one way to retain and build the number of kids playing goalie in your community is by giving them ATTENTION. The Distance Development program teaches coaches how to communicate and coach the goalies within your association so they no longer feel ignored or underdeveloped.

You can't win without good goaltending.
Every team needs a solid goaltender to experience success during the season. Yet the most misunderstood and under coached position in youth hockey is the goaltender. The Distance Development program helps both parties by providing them with expert information and support in a user-friendly format so you can easily invest in the most important part of your team’s success.

Customized program.
Through webinars, eBooks, and video drill series Distance Development addresses the most common needs coaches, parents and goalies face in their hockey experience. With our email access and Request a drill service each coach can customize their experience to ensure they are getting the resources they need to be successful this year.

Experts at your fingertips!
The Distance Development staff includes multiple NCAA Division I and III men’s and women’s coaches, with over 75 years of goalie coaching experience from mites to the pros. We pride ourselves on giving insightful and helpful tips to coaches and providing a better experience for everyone involved in goaltending.

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