Good As Gould Goalie Schools

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Staff & Instructors

Meet Our Knowledgeable Staff & Goalie Coaches


Stu Gould - Owner, Founder, and Director of Good as Gould Goalie Schools

• Goalie Director Loyola Ramblers High School

• Goalie Director Team Illinois AAA Hockey Club

• Goalie Director Chicago Bulldogs

• Goalie Director Winnetka Warriors

• Goalie Director Evanston High School

• Goalie Director Evanston/ Skokie Mammoth

• Goalie Director Northbrook Bluehawks

• Goalie Director Wilmette Jr. Trevians

• Goalie Director Northwest Chargers

• Goalie Director Chicago Flames

• Goalie Director Falcons

• Goalie Director St. Viator High School

• Former goalie coach of Chicago Steel/ Green Bay Gamblers

• Over 40 years of teaching experience

• Former pro goaltender

• Owner of Gould Custom Goalie Equipment and Good As Gould Goalie School

• Former goalie University at Chicago- Flames / Oswego State University-New York

• Former pro goaltender; Fort Wayne Komets and Carolina Thunderbirds

Zach Drane - Assistant Director

• Goalie Director Chicago Fury AAA

• Goalie Director West Dundee Leafs

• Goalie Coach for Gould Goaltending

• Former TI AAA goaltender

• Former Goalie Director for Northwest Chargers

• Former Team Illinois AAA Goalie Director

• Former Head Goalie Coach for Chicago Cougars USPHL


• Goalie Director West Dundee Leafs

• NESTA certified athletic trainer

• Graduate from Western Illinois University

• 18 Years of coaching experience

Eric Bragagnolo - Instructor/Off Ice Instructor

  • Goalie Director for Chicago Colts
    Goalie Director for Chicago Stallions
  • Former CYA Goaltender, Played Four Years Bantams Through Midget
  • Played 2 Years of Junior Hockey

  • Full time Goaltending Coach For Gould Goaltending
  • Certified Fitness/strength Trainer
  • Columbia College Grad BAS Audio/Video Editing
  • Alpha Sports Productions: Video sports editor Youth, AAA, Junior, College, Scouting recruiting reels

Brad Neal - Instructor

-Head Goalie Coach for Chicago Jets CSDHL

-Head Goalie Coach for Crystal Lake Yellowjackets

-Head Goalie Coach for Dells Ducks USPHL

-Head Goalie Coach for Kings HS

-Former Chicago Mission/Team Illinois Goalie

-Five-time State Champion

-IL HS All-State 2X, IL HS Showcase Team 2X

-ACHA D2 Goalie of the Year - Aurora University

-Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Minors in Psychology & Physiology

-Gould Goalie Instructor since 2015

Patrick Meek - Instructor

• Current Goalie Coach for Gould Goalie School

• Goalie & Head Coach for Plainfield High School
• Former Goalie Coach Chicago Hawks
• Played Youth Hockey for Sabres & Naperville Central

• Played Club Hockey at Illinois State University
• Former Head Goalie Coach Naperville Central High School

Anthony Natali - Instructor

• Played Youth Hockey for NW Chargers, Chicago Flames, and Chicago Mission AAA
• Played Two Years Juniors between the Peoria Mustangs, Chicago Force, and El Paso Rhino's

• Played Three Years ACHA D-1 Kent State University
• Played Two Years ACHA D-2 DePaul University

Chad Dodero - Instructor

• Goaltending coach for Gould Goaltending
• Former AAA goaltender for CYA, Cleveland Barons and Providence Capitals
• Former goaltender for ACHA D1 Northern Illinois University

Michael Lively - Instructor

• Played Youth hockey for the Northwest Chargers
• Played 4 years at ACHA D-II at Ohio University
• Playoff MVP on route to win TSCHL championship
• ACHA Nationals Appearance, 3-time academic All-American, 2-time TSCHL All-conference team

• Goalie/ Assistant Coach for Sabres U15 CSDHL
• 2 time graduate from Ohio University, Creator of Lively Productions
James Robbins—Instructor
Jr IceHogs spring development goaltending coach 

· -Rockford Hockey Club goaltending coach

· -Team Illinois Goaltending coach (2022-present)• ·             
Played 5 years professionally in the minors, experience ranging from Single A-AHL

·              -USA Hockey level 4 with over ten years of goaltending development experience

·              -Works with Ben Vanderklok Goaltending of the Nashville predators St. Catherines, ON (2013-present)

·              -Founder of Stick It To Cancer Hockey est. 2017 (Pediatric Cancer Fundraising Organization)

·              -Goaltending on ice coordinator for Heartland Hockey Camp Deerwood, MN (2019)

·              -Goaltending coach for ProCrease East Berlin, CT. Owner Jarod Waimon (2015-16)


Anthony Zolezzi—Instructor

Current Goaltender for Soo Eagles (NOJHL)

• Former Team Illinois AAA Goalie
• Played 4 Years at Gentry Academy (MN High School)
• MN High School 1A State Champion 2021

Camp Counselors

• Anthony Guida, Ryan Davis, Andrew Young


All shooters will be the highest quality junior, college and pro level shooters. Our school features NCAA D1 shooters including Chris Dodero, Patrick Curry, Jake Hamilton.