Jamie enjoyed a successful junior hockey career with the Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL), Penticton Panthers (BCHL) and the Merritt Centennials (BCHL). After concluding his junior career, Jamie went on to play for Brandon University Bobcats (CIS) and the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns (CIS). After completing his Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Lethbridge, Jamie went on to play professionally for the Anchorage Aces (WCHL) and Victoria Salmon Kings (ECHL)
Jamie has been instructing goaltenders for the past 19 years, while still playing he worked for the Goaltender Development Institute (GDI) for current NHL (Columbus) goalie coach Ian Clark. In the fall of 2006 after finishing his playing career, Jamie joined Dave Rathjen at ATC Goaltending where he is now a co-owner.
Goaltending coaching highlights for Jamie include:
- Kootenay Ice (WHL) 2016 – present
- Merritt Centennials (BCHL) 2010 – present
- Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) 2014 – present
- Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL) 2006 – 13 (2009 AJHL Champions)
- MacEwan Griffins (ACAC) 2013 – present
- Team Canada West Jr A Challenge 2015-16 (Gold Medal)
- Chinese National Women’s Team 2009-10 (2010 Olympic Qualifier)
Jamie resides in Edmonton, AB with his wife Karen and children Hope and Hudson.
Dave grew up playing AAA hockey in Penticton, B.C. before going on to a successful junior career in the WHL and BCHL. After junior, he attended the University of Alberta and played for the Golden Bears Hockey Program winning the CIS National Championship in 2005 where he graduated with his Bachelor of Physical Education Degree with a minor in sports management. After a brief stint in the UHL Dave turned his focus to coaching goaltenders full time.
Dave has been instructing goalies for the past 17 years and has gained a wealth of knowledge along his journey. Dave has been coaching at the Jr A and CIS level for the past 7 years and has worked with many current/alumni AJHL, BCHL, WHL, ACAC, and CIS goalies (some listed below):
- Swift Current Broncos (WHL) 2016-17
- University of Alberta Golden Bears (CIS) 2010-Present
- 2014 National Champions
- 2012-13 CIS goalie of the year (Kurtis Mucha)
- 2011-12 CIS goalie of the year (Real Cyr)
- Drumheller Dragons (AJHL) 2009-11
- 2010-11 – Cole Cheveldave AJHL Rookie of the year
- Drayton Valley Thunder (AJHL) 2012-2015
- 2012-13 – Marc Oliver-Daigle AJHL Top Goalie Finalist/Team Canada West Jr A prospects team
- NAIT Men’s Ooks (ACAC) 2016-17
- U of A Pandas goalie coach (CIS) 2010-Present
- 2013-14 – Lindsey Post All Canadian
- NAIT Women’s Ooks (ACAC) 2010-Present
- 2012-13, 2013-14 ACAC Champions
- 2013-14 – Jill Diachuk Playoff MVP
- Hockey Canada Goaltending Advisory Board
- Hockey Alberta 2007-Present
- 2015 Team Alberta Winter Games Goalie Coach
- 2009 Team Alberta Goalie coach Western Canada Cup Gold
- Hockey Alberta various roles, development clinics, and coaching clinics.
Dave currently lives in Edmonton Alberta with his 2 sons Isaac and Walker.
Karen is in charge of all the administrative activities at ATC Goaltending. Karen has been working with ATC Goaltending for the past 8 years. Karen is the initial point of contact for all ATC Goaltending inquiries; due to the high volume of calls and emails Karen receives please allow 24-48 hours before she addresses your questions/concerns. Karen is married to ATC Co-Owner Jamie McCaig.