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Janne Pekkarinen

Goalie Coach

"The Finnish Way Of Developing Super Goalies"

Janne has been in goalie coaching since 2007. In his time of coaching he has coached goalies in different countries from youth- to the pro-levels. Currently Janne is working for the International Ice Hockey Centre of Excellence and Finnish Ice Hockey Association as a Goaltending Instructor and he is also a goalie coach for U19 Finnish Ice Hockey National Team. Before that he played as a goalie until U20’s Finnish TOP-League. He had to stop playing because of injuries. He is interested for developing the modern goaltending and researching new ways to stop the pucks.


Description of research and development area:

Player Development Guide IIHF

Goaltending Development FIHA


Educational and Professional Information (Qualifications): 

Bachelor of Sports Studies, Degree Programme in Sports and Leisure Management, Vierumäki 2018

FIHA Goaltending Instructor 2015

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