Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

Registration Now OPEN for the U17 Boys and Girls – Ontario Winter Games Qualifiers

Registration is now open for the U17 Boys and Girls - Ontario Winter Games Qualifiers.   Entry Deadline will be December 4, 2017 at 12:00 am. We wish to thank all the clubs who have offered to host this event. Reminders for this event:  Athletes must be 17 or under as of June 30, 2018 (born on or after July 1, 2000).  Teams must have a Certified Competition Coach accompany them.  All members of the team must be a member of either an...

More Great Webinar Topics Added for Coaches!

We've added three more webinars to our event calendar to help coaches gain valuable Professional Development Credits towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification.  1.  Team Drills with Sean Turriff - November 1, 2017 - 7:00-8:30 pm EST  The topics to be covered are basic team practice planning and team drills.  The majority of the webinar will be a description of various team drills covering a variety of skills.  Sean will describe how these drills are run, what skills they are meant to develop...

Registration now open for new Fatigue Management Webinar

Join us on October 18, 2017 7-8:00 pm EST for a webinar on Fatigue Management.   Learn how the pros manage themselves or their athletes during competition so they can play at their best!  The presentation addresses how you and your team make the most of the time, energy and resources available to you between competitions and between event games to ensure you are ready to perform at your best.  This includes elements of rehab, rejuvenate, repair, refuel, rehydrate, rest and reheat. About...

OCC Welcomes New Education Manager – South

The Ontario Curling Council board and staff welcome Perry Marshall as our new Education Manager - South.  "We are excited to have Perry Marshall join the OCC team, I know he'll be as impactful for the OCC as he has been with so many other clubs and aspects of the game," Jennifer Ferris, Manager - Programs and Operations. Perry will be coordinating all things "Education" for the OCA district including Coach Training, Ice Technician Training, Professional Development.  As well, Perry will take...

OCC announces 2017-2018 Ice Technician Development Workshops

Along with Coach Development, the OCC will assume the responsibility of Ice Technician Development for the 2017-2018 on behalf of its members, the Northern Ontario Curling Association and Curl ON. Three different workshops will be available, Curling Canada's Level 1 and Level 2 Workshop, as well as a NEW and REFRESHED Rink Rat/Facility Operator Assistant Workshop. More workshops may be added, as confirmation from clubs is obtained. Check out our Events Calendar or our Ice Technician's Page. Hosting opportunity - if your club would like...

Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

  Registrations are now being accepted for Ontario's premier wheelchair competition, the Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel, in Ottawa at the RA Centre, November 24-26, 2017.  We expect multiple national teams looking to gain valuable game time leading up to the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Registration is limited to 16 teams.  Teams can curl and enjoy the thrill of the CFL's Grey Cup also being hosted in Ottawa that weekend!     ...