​Rick ​has been a valued Instructor with Veit since 2007, and brings with him a multitude of skills and training experience. Goaltenders on both on synthetic ice surfaces and real ice surfaces will benefit   from Rick's knowledge of muscular systems and proper personal training methods make him extremely     to those who are need of information. Rick's experience training goaltenders has included young goalies who are stepping on to the ice for the first time, all the way up to those who are playing at Jr., College and University levels. 

     Rick's know-how in the net, combined with his stellar reputation has him regularly called upon to conduct and evaluate Atom, Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget Rep tryouts. Rick is a has spent time working with Global Hockey Camps, and had has also been an on ice evaluator for the Langley Rivermen of the BCHL, and the Langley Knights of the PJHL.

​     Rick's off ice credentials include: BCRPA Certified Weight Trainer, BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer,     First Aid Certificated, and CPR Certified.


   



  David has been playing hockey for over 20 years, he started playing ice hockey in 1995 at Eissport Club Niesky e.V. in Germany. At the age of 16 years he made a big leap when he was called up and on to the rooster of the Senior men's team from the Eislaufverein Niesky, while also practicing with the Jr. DNL team Eissport Weilswasser e.V. in Germany. When he was 19 he switched club's and began playing  competitive hockey with the Jonsdorfer Falken e.V. in Division 5 (Tier 5), after only two years in div 5 he helped his team move into Div 4. 
  In 2008 David was invited to join a new club Eissportclub Dresden e.V., Germany where he played for 2 years and then in 2010 he made the switched from player to goalie. When Davis was 29 he received his German coaching licence for Lizenz Level C, and in 2015 he recieved his German Goalie Coach Certification. 
  David's coaching experience includes training goalies in 2014-15 from the ages 6 to 18 years at the Eissportclub Dresden e.V. In  2015 David ran a goalie camp in Germany with the goalie coach from the German U20 team, and he also helped run a goalie camp assisting goalie coach of the German National Women's team in the 2015/16 season. 

  David's work in Canada has included coaching the Bantam A4 team from the North Shore Winter Club, he has provided coaching sessions for the Burnaby Winter Club's Midget AAA team. David has also run Veit's goalie clinic for the North Van Minor Hockey Association in the 2015-16 season. Davis has also spent a great deal of time training goalie's on synthetic ice at the Veit Training Centre, and he was also a major organizer and contributorto Veit's Goalie Combine in March 2016.


   


       Roberto Luongo   Current    NHL Goaltender - Former Canuck

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"A Great Coach finds a way to connect with the many different personalities he encounters in such a way that gives each individual the same of benefit of his knowledge, experiences and successes."

 

At Veit we believe coaching athletes is about much more than just teaching the right moves or position. We believe its about building confidence, helping to always find a way and valuing hard work and humility over the win. We truly believe that in order to be your best at anything you do, you have to love what you're doing. Veit's Instructors strive to connect with each athlete in a way that supports and encourages hard work, drive and desire. 

Amanda Schmitt - Instructor/Fitness Training/Testing 

Veit Goalie Schools and Veit Goaltending Instruction

would like to say "Thank You" to all of our Proud Sponsor's

            ​Damian Rhodes   ​    12yr. NHL Veteran Goaltender

 Some of our past Guest Instructor's have included:

              ​ Varian Kirst                  Owner of CGGC Goaltending ​

     Ron Veit has been involved with goaltending for over 25 years and has trained goaltenders at every   level of hockey. While working with the WHL, Ron has coached and has helped to develop talents like Carey Price and Chet Pickard, both being first round draft picks. While coaching with the Jr.A team Burnaby Express (BCHL), Ron won the Championship of Canada. Through the years Ron has trained many NHL goaltenders including talents such as Olaf Kolzig, Felix Potvin, Dan Cloutier, Damian Rhodes and Peter Scoudra to name a few.

     Ron also took part in the Slovak Olympics when he was personally invited to be one the Slovak goaltending consultant's,, giving him the privilege of working with their top NHL players. Ron credits the experience of being around great players such as Peter Bondra, Ziggy Palffy, Pavol Demitra, Richard Zednik, Marion Gaborik and Zedno Chara as great learning tool. Ron believes it was that experience that that gave him some of his most valuable and insightful information about what works, what doesn't when playing high level hockey.                                                                                                                            Currently Ron stays busy coaching at his Synthetic Ice Centre as well as fufilling his role as the Head Goaltending Coach and Consultant for both the Langley Rivermen (BCHL) and the Langley Knights (PJHL). Ron is also asked regularly to be a guest coach with several International goaltending schools. Most recently Ron was invited by the Hamburg Freezers (DEL) Head Goaltending Coach Varian Kirst to come and join him in Germany for a week as a guest coach at Varian's goalie school CGGC Goaltending. Ron host's several of his own goaltending camps during the summer in Vancouver as it aligns with his passion of training and developing young talent and helping them fufill their dreams. Whether your goal is to  play Jr., College, International or Pro hockey, let Ron's extensive experience and network work for you!  

Rick Spolar - Senior Instructor 

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     ​Amanda started playing sports at a very young age and continues to pursue many different aspects of sport. She has plated many different sports at high levels, including soccer, fastball, gymnastics and hockey. Hockey became her number one sport at the age of 13. She played for the rep teams all through minor hockey. She participated in U16 BC cup at age 14 and 15. After minor hockey she continued to play in the SCFHL, which is a women's A league.

     After high school, Amanda attained her personal training certification so she could pass on her love of fitness and health on to others. After a couple of years of being a personal trainer, she knew she wanted to do more with athletes. Amanda then decided to go back to school at NAIT and enrolled in human kinetics courses. There she was able to  obtain more certifications related specifically related to athletics. She works with Injury rehabilitation, injurry prevention Amanda also incorporates Functional Movement Patterns, as well as Strength and Conditioning training.
     Amanda knew she wanted to teach others. She started off by teaching skating lessons seven years ago in a "Learn To Skate" program; her favorite program was "Boots to Blades."  As well as the "Learn to Skate" program Amanda has also enjoyed teaching  "Intro to Hockey" and "Pre-School Hockey classes." For many years now, Amanda has been chosen as an evaluator for Surrey Female Minor Hockey, and she has also volunteered her time as a coach for SFMH. She now works for Veit Goalie Schools as a goalie coach and as an office treainer

     Amanda combines her knowledge of strengthening and conditioning, injury rehabilitation, recovery, mobility, mental focus and nutrition to ensure her athletes have the greatest opportunity to not just reach, but exceed their goals.  


David Schulze - Senior Instructor

Ron Veit - Owner 

​                   Bill Ranford                        LA Kings Goaltending Coach

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