Jon Elkin
Jon Elkin begins his first season as Goaltending Coach with the Coyotes. He joined the organization on July 28, 2015 after coaching at the NHL, AHL, WHL, QMJHL and OHL levels.

Jon Elkin begins his first season as Goaltending Coach with the Coyotes. He joined the organization on July 28, 2015 after coaching at the NHL, AHL, WHL, QMJHL and OHL levels. 

Elkin spent three seasons as the Calgary Flames’ goaltending coach from 1999 to 2002. The veteran coach operates Jon Elkin’s Goalie Schools in Toronto, which has grown into one of the largest goalie schools in the world. Elkin founded the school in 1984 at the age of 16. 

Elkin has now coached 21 NHL goalies including Coyotes’ netminder Mike Smith, who began training with Elkin when he was 12 years old. 

Prior to joining the Coyotes, Elkin served as the goalie coach for the Soo St. Marie Greyhounds of the OHL. He also spent six seasons as the St. Michaels Majors’ goalie coach. During his tenure with the Majors, the team used seven goalies in total. Of those seven, three have gone on to play in the NHL and two signed NHL contracts. 

In 2004, Elkin won the OHL Championship with the Peterborough Petes. His students have earned five OHL Goalie of the Year trophies, one CHL Goalie of the Year award, one OHL MVP honor, four Dinty Moore trophies & one NHL Rookie of the Year award.