Marco Raimondo will serve as Head Goaltending Coordinator to the program with Westlake Bourget College. Marco is well respected and reputed in the Greater Montreal area for his ability to develop goaltenders. His astounding work has been recognized at many levels, hence why he was sought out by this year’s Memorial Cup host, the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). With Halifax, Marco serves as the organization’s Head Goalie Coach, and under his guidance, the organizations goaltenders, including NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks draft pick Alexis Gravel, hold 91.5 and 93.5 save percentages.
Prior to accepting the role with he Halifax Mooseheads, Marco embarked on his entrepreneurial endeavours, as he become an owner of Quartier Hockey. This two-rink and off-ice training complex provides his athletes the opportunity to pursue key elements of development, surrounded by a professional staff. Having started his own goaltending school in 2009, Raimondo Goaltending, Marco has helped many of his students reach their professional, NCAA and Canadian Hockey League objectives, among others.
Marco Raimondo’s hockey and academic experiences include two years of Prep School at Culver Military Academy, in Culver, Indiana, and eventually receiving his B.A. from Concordia University. In between, he had pursued his hockey junior career with the Cornwall Colts, of the CCHL, and parts of two seasons in the BCHL with the Cowichan Valley Capitals, and the Trail Smoke Eaters.
While with Westlake Bourget College, Marco will lead the goaltending development model, and implement his winning structure to ensure the success and development of each of the programs goaltenders.