Our co-founder, Matt Zaba, is currently a goalie coach and consultant based out of Denver, Colorado. He began his goaltending career in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. He is a former Saskatchewan Midget AAA League MVP before moving on to play junior hockey for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. In his second year of junior hockey, the Vipers won the BCHL championship, with Zaba being named league MVP, earning a scholarship to Colorado College and being drafted by the Los Angeles  Kings. After a successful college career including being named to the WCHA all-rookie team and a trip to the 2005 Frozen Four, Matt signed an entry level contract with the New York Rangers. After spending three years in the Rangers organization, including making his NHL debut during the 2009-2010 season, Matt began his European career with HC Bolzano, winning the Italian Championship before signing with he Vienna Capitals of the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga (EBEL). Matt helped guide the Capitals to one of the most successful runs in club history reaching the league finals in two of his his three years. Matt has experience working with current NHL goalie coaches Benoit Allaire of the New York Rangers, and Bill Ranford of the Los Angeles Kings, as well as Swedish National Team goalie coach Stefan Ladhe. Matt is a level 4 certified coach through USA Hockey. 

Matt has worked as the goaltending coach for the Colorado College Tigers from 2015-2017.   Matt is currently the goaltending coach for the Tri-City Storm in the USHL.  

You can contact Matt at 719-651-3153 or matt@mountainhighhockey.com