Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

New Development Opportunities for U15 and Adult Curlers!

Get your season started on the right foot and learn how to “Curl Better!” The Ontario Curling Council will host three development opportunities for curlers at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club. U15 Curlers (Club/Recreational)  November 3, 2018 – 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Participant Limit:  36) Curlers can expect to learn: Improved Delivery technique Improved Brushing techniques Intro to five rock rule strategy How to Improve Weight Control Curlers will get to put everything into play by playing mini games! Register here. Adult Curlers (5 years or Less Experience) November 17, 2018 –

Registration is Now Open for the Canada Winter Games Provincial Qualifiers (Pre-Trials)

The Ontario Curling Council will declare the representative for the province of Ontario (North and South combined) for the Male and Female U18 teams who will compete in the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in Alberta – from February 15 – March 3, 2019. The Curling competition is scheduled from February 24- March 2, 2018. Six open qualifiers will be held December 7-9, 2018, leading to an Eight Team provincial for both genders.  The 7th and 8th team are the 1st and

New Webinars Scheduled for October and November!

The OCC Webinar Series has continued to be a valuable source of information for coaches from Ontario, Canada and around the world!  We’ve lined up some great presenters for October and November! October 17 – Karen Watson will talk about Optimal Energy for Performance October 24 – Nolan Thiessen will discuss the “Latest” in Brushing November 7 – Maurice Wilson will present about “Learning to Win” A complete listing of our OCC webinars can be found here – Check back

OCC Launches 2018-2019 Webinar Series

The Ontario Curling Council’s Webinar Series has been growing in popularity and accessed by coaches and athletes from around the country and the world!  For the 2018-2019 season we’ve expanded our ability to host more participants. Our Webinar Series for the 2018-2019 will kick off strong with four dates confirmed so far…  August 29, 2018 – Introduction to Curl Coach (e-charting) with Stephen Orr September 12, 2018 – In-Season Maintenance of Conditioning with Kyle Turcotte September 19,

Next Gen Program Teams Announced for 2018-2019 Season

After careful consideration of Next Gen Program applications received the Ontario Curling Council’s High Performance Team have determined the following teams will be in the 2018-2019 Provincial Next Gen Program.  Please note, there were a lack of applicants for Tier 1 programs, so the High Performance Team opted to offer the positions to a Men’s team and a Women’s team.   Tier 1:  Next Gen “OnTrack” – Supported by the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) operated by the Canadian Sport Institute