Pro Goalie Development
Clayton is an experienced Goalie Development Coach who was born and grew up playing in goal in Abbotsford. He has many years of playing and coaching experience at all level.
Clayton is the Head Goaltending Instructor at MEI Academy in Abbotsford BC and goalie coach for the Fraser Valley Thunderbirds Major Midget Team.
He also coached goaltending for Trinity Western University located in Langley BC which plays in the BCIHL.
During the 2011-12, Pool was the Goaltending Coach for the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL where goaltender Billy Faust received a NCAA Scholarship to the University of Vermont.
Prior to coaching, Pool played 5 seasons of professional hockey in the United States in the UHL/IHL with the Muskegon Fury/Lumberjacks. In 2002 he attended the Edmonton Oilers NHL training camp.
Pool played 3 seasons in the WHL with the Kamloops Blazers and the Kootenay Ice. After his junior career, Pool attended the University of Alberta where he was named CIS Rookie of the Year, 3 times All-Canadian, holds the all-time Canada West shutout record and played for Team Canada at the 2003 World University Games in Italy.
Pool is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a bachelor of Physical Education Degree (BPE) majoring in Sports Performance. He is also a certified Cross Fit trainer.
During his playing career Pool has won 3 championships.
- 2000 CIS Champions, University of Alberta
- 2005 UHL Champions, Muskegon Fury
- 2010 Allan Cup Champions, Fort St. John's Flyers
Clayton is looking forward to teaching all levels of aspiring Goaltenders.