Oilers Goaltending Coach Dustin Schwartz has been named a WHL Goaltending Consultant, Western Hockey League Commissioner Ron Robison announced Thursday.
Schwartz will maintain his duties with the Edmonton Oilers, serving a part-time role in the new position.
The 38-year-old's responsibilities will include supervising the Goaltending Advisory Committee and fostering development plans for the top U14, U15 and U16 netminders in the minor hockey development system.
Schwartz was also announced as a participating member of the National Goaltending Advisory Group.
"The WHL is very fortunate to have someone of Dustin's background and experience to lead us in creating a new goaltending plan in Western Canada," said Robison in a press release.
"We appreciate the Edmonton Oilers organization making Dustin available to us to provide the leadership we need with this new development initiative."