Team Staff Profile - Shane Clifford

Goaltending Coach



Current Team:
(M1) Pittsburgh, University of


We are pleased to announce that Shane Cliffordhas joined the Pitt D1 team as its Goaltending Coach.  Shane owns and operates the Shane Clifford Goalie School (see, one of the premier schools for training goaltenders. A former IHL and ECHL Goalie, Shane now teaches the art of goaltending to goalies from youth to the NHL. Shane has been the Goaltending Coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL), Johnstown Chiefs (ECHL), Everett Silvertips (WHL) and Ohio State University (CCHA).

Shane's students include players in all levels of youth, Tier II, Junior A, Div. 1 College, Major Junior, Minor-Pro and the NHL.  Some of Shane's students include: Arturs Irbe (NHL), Marc-Andre Fleury (NHL), Mike Wall (NHL), Peter Mannino (AHL), Leland Irving (AHL), Rob Madore (Hockey East), Kenny Reiter (WCHA), Parker Milner (Hockey East), Matt Skoff (USHL), Jake Hildebrand (USHL), Greg Lewis (NAHL), and Marcus Zelser (NAHL).