Boys Goalie Clinics (December/January)

Registration at a Glance

What is it: Boys & Girls Goalie Clinics at the Epic Center. Saturday's, December 3rd & January 14th from 3-5pm. 2 hour sessions. You MUST choose dates via the Addon section of this registration. Instructed by Michael Carbery.

Who can register: Everyone
Registration Cost: $0.00
Registration Opens: 11/09/2016
Registration Closes: 01/14/2017

Registration has closed

Winter Goalie Clinics

for Boys & Girls

Location: The EPIC Center (Directions)


Train with the Best

The Buffalo Lacrosse Winter Goalie Academy will help goalies reach that next level of performance. It’s a position that many youth and high school coaches struggle with teaching because of the time, knowledge and perspective it takes to effectively train a young player. Our academies raise a player's game and provide a sound fundamental foundation on which their high school or youth coach can build upon. Here is how the days breaks down:

Dates & Times (register for one or both sessions) - Choose dates via the Addon section of the registration

December 3rd (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

January 14 (4:00pm - 6:00pm)

  • Goalies assigned to small groups depending on age, experience and ability
  • Players are instructed in
    • Body Positioning
    • Step, Body, Balance
    • Clears
    • Arc & Angle
    • Reaction
    • Ball Behind
    • Communication
    • Screens
    • Bounce Shots
    • Pipe to Pipe
    • Safety


Lead Coach:  Mike Carbery

Western New York’s Leading Goalie Coach

  • Over the past 16 years Carbery has developed into the premiere goaltender coach in the region. Over that span he has worked with the Buffalo Lacrosse Academy, many other camps and clinics, offered one-one lessons and coached at both the high school and collegiate level. His impact has been felt by goalies that have gone on to star in high school and play at the college level.
  • Canisius College 4-year starter in goal, including 1992 MVP, 1994 Captain and Defensive Player of the Year. Top 10 Nationally in save percentage.
  • 12-year Head Coach Medaille College including a 2012 Conference championship appearance. 2014 North Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
  • 15-years served as Medaille College Assistant Athletic Director responsible for Sports Information, NCAA Compliance, and Academic Support for all Medaille’s student-athlete’s.
  • First varsity head coach of Canisius H.S., won the WNY Private School Championship (1999) and named the Section 6 Coach of the Year.
  • Currently Buffalo Lacrosse Academy Director of Lacrosse Operations.

Email Coach Carbery at with any questions regarding the fitness training sessions.


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