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Goaltending

Phil Osaer

Phil Osaer

Manager, Goaltending

Phone: 517-881-5201

Osaer joined USA Hockey in September 2015 and serves as ADM manager of youth goaltending programs, a role in which he helps lead the development of netminders across the country, utilizing age-appropriate training and competition curriculum.

Osaer arrived at USA Hockey after spending the 2014-15 season as director of hockey operations for Michigan State University. He was assistant coach and goaltending coach for the United States Hockey League's Cedar Rapids RoughRiders during the 2013-14 campaign, and from 2003-2012, served as goaltending director and hockey school instructor for Suburban Hockey in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Since 2004, Osaer, a Level 4-certified USA Hockey coach, has volunteered his time as an evaluator and on-ice coach at USA Hockey select festivals and elite goaltending camps. He was also part of the coaching staff for the U.S. Select Teams that played in the 2014 U-17 Five Nations Tournament and the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.

Osaer played goaltender for Ferris State University from 1998-2001 and earned All-CCHA and team most valuable player honors in 2001. The St. Louis Blues draftee went on to play 12 seasons of professional hockey, earning call-ups with both the New York Rangers and Florida Panthers. Osaer later played in Europe, winning a Norwegian championship in 2011.