COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – USA Hockey will host 12 of the top female goaltenders in the country beginning Tuesday (March 30) in Blaine, Minnesota, at the Super Rink for a three-day high performance camp.
The group of invited athletes includes 2018 Olympic gold medalists Nicole Hensley (Lakewood, Colo./Lindenwood University, Alex Cavallini (Delafield, Wis./University of Wisconsin) and Maddie Rooney (Andover, Minn./University of Minnesota Duluth), as well as the 2021 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner Aerin Frankel (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y./Northeastern University).
“We’re excited to have yet another opportunity for our elite athletes to grow further into their game and to keep fostering the incredible depth of talent we have within our women’s program,” said Steve Thompson, goaltending ADM manager for USA Hockey. “After implementing new programming for our goaltending camps in 2019, we’re looking to continue sustaining the highest performance on the international stage, while also providing resources that helps veterans and rookies develop their talent. It’s going to be a fun week here in Blaine.”
Joining Thompson on the camp staff are Alli Altmann, who was the goaltending coach of the gold medal-winning 2020 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team, David Lassonde, national goaltending coach for USA Hockey and Zack Cisek, assistant men’s ice hockey coach at Lake Superior State University.