Instructors

Kevin Swanson

Owner and President

Current Goaltender Consultant for the Lethbridge Hurricanes in WHL. Kevin has been coaching goaltenders since 2003 following his retirement from hockey. He played four years in the WHL with stops in Prince George and Kelowna. As a Kelowna Rocket, he was twice named a WHL All-Star and in 1999 was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 7th round, 189th overall of the NHL Entry Draft. He played two years in the Canucks farm system (ECHL) after which Kevin began his coaching career by studying and working under Ian Clark (Current Columbus Blue Jackets Goalie Coach). He has expertise in the instruction of numerous goalkeepers at the Pro, Junior and College/University levels of play and owns GDI (Goalie Development Inc.), based out of Calgary where he resides with his wife Sarah and 2 daughters Calleigh and Lauren. Kevin previously spent 6 seasons as the Goaltending Consultant with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL.

Keven Sajinovic

Lead Goaltender Consultant

Current Goaltending Consultant for Brooks Bandits in the AJHL. Formerly with the Jr. A Calgary Canucks in the AJHL for 5 Seasons 2013-2018. “Kash” has been coaching goalies for over 8 years. Along the way he has coached several goalies from novice to junior level. He has maintained a loyal clientele in the southern Alberta area. Keven has a great understanding and grasp of goaltending technique and at the same time is eager to learn as much as he can. Keven displays a level of professionalism and skill. His high intensity on-ice instruction is what brings out the best in his students.

Cam Lanigan

Goaltending Consultant

Cam is a 5 year alumni of the WHL playing for Edmonton, Kamloops, Portland and Medicine Hat. He then went on to complete 5 years at MRU and then most recently playing Professional hockey for the Fort Wayne Komets in the ECHL. Cam is a welcome addition to our GDI Staff for private lessons as well as our Academy Program.

Ravi Dattani

Goaltending Consultant

Ravi will be conducting 1-on-1 lessons as well as instructing at our Clinics, Academy and Camps. Ravi is currently attending Mount Royal University after competing in the AJHL for 5 season with the Calgary Mustangs | Fort McMurray Oil Barons | Spruce Grove Saints. His positive attitude and environment make him a great role model and mentor to young aspiring goaltenders.

Brent Williams

Goaltending Consultant

Brent is a former WHL goaltender for the Calgary Hitmen before moving on to play goal for the Sait Trojans in the ACAC. He has been instructing goaltenders for the past 8 years through 1-on-1 lessons, Camps and Teams. He has rejoined GDI to conduct private lessons.

Caylin Relkoff

Goaltending Consultant

Caylin brings 10 years of goaltender coaching and hockey development to GDI. His experience includes on-ice instructional coaching, off-ice technical coaching, strength and conditioning, as well as consulting for various teams and organizations through all levels of hockey. Caylin’s playing experience includes Junior “A”, NCAA, and ECHL. Caylin coaches in a positive, learning oriented environment. He believes building confidence and increasing self assurance while also stressing the importance of preparation, attention to detail, and competing every day.

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