A group of men playing ice hockey on the ice.
A group of men playing ice hockey on the ice.


Ron Petronella Elite Goalie Academy

Goalie Clinics


Our Long Island, NY Metro based staff consists of former students of the Academy which have all been thoroughly trained in all aspects of skating and positioning drills. All our coaches are required to follow a strict regimen according to the mission of each session.

Ron Petronella Goaltending Experience

College Hockey:

Merrimack College, North Andover, MA. Hockey East, NCAA

Pro Hockey

N.Y. Islanders Training Camp - Long Island, N.Y.

Winston-Salem N.C., Thunderbirds, E.C.H.L.

Nashville, TN. South Stars, E.C.H.L.

Salt Lake City, UT., Golden Eagles, I.H.L.

Goaltending Coaching

Selected as coach 'Stop it Goaltending' summer prospect camp (Merrimack College)

Owner of Forward Strides Goalie Training, Long Island, NY

Head goalie coach L.I., Gulls and Icecats, Long Island, NY

N.Y. Islanders Summer Hockey Schools, Long Island, NY

Bryan Trottier Hockey Schools, LI, NY

Iceland Goaltending Clinics, LI, NY

Ron Petronella Goaltending Schools (Iceland, Glacier Rink, Hauppauge, Port Washington)

L.I. Gulls, Goalie Coach, 1996 National Bantam Champs

Bobby Crawford Elite Hockey Schools (Head Goalie Coach)

N.Y. Islanders Goaltending Video Review Assistant

Salt Lake Golden Eagles, Goalie School

Consultant, ‘Goalies’ World Magazine’

Miscellaneous Hockey Background

Head Referee Official, Newbridge Roller Hockey Leagues

Head Referee Official, Lynbrook Roller Hockey Leagues

Manager of Juraskate hockey Rink, West Jordan, Utah