Coaching seminars

Coach Training Calendar Released – Registration Now Open

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council will be assuming responsibility of Coach Training inclusive of National Coach Certification Programming (NCCP) on behalf of our members, Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) and Ontario Curling Association (CurlON).  By moving coach training to one organization, we can more efficiently run programs, keep our Coach Developers current with their training, and ultimately train more coaches through NCCP workshops and Professional Development. We'll be adding more professional development webinars and learning opportunities throughout the...

Applications Now Being Accepted for Next Gen Coach Apprenticeship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Next Gen Coach Apprenticeship Program - Don't miss out on this very limited opportunity to spend a day with a National Coach as they provide insight into what it takes to take teams to the "next level."  In a unique training environment conducted in conjunction with our province's premier curling events - a small group of coaches will learn from either Rick Lang or Wendy Morgan in both a classroom and arena/club environment...

Upcoming OCC Webinars for Coaches and Curlers!

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its members, the Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association have collaborated and will jointly host the OCC webinar series for coach and athlete development. Certified Coaches  and athletes alike will be able to learn from some of the games most qualified subject matter experts on a variety of topics.  The OCC is aiming to “fill” the season with meaningful learning opportunities for coaches and curlers to access.  Certified coaches will earn valuable professional...

Next Generation Coach Apprenticeship Program – Now Open for Feb 6th and 13th events

UPDATE - JANUARY 11TH - Both of these events are now WAITLISTED - if you would like to be put on the waitlist please send in your application. The Ontario Curling Council, Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for coaches who want to raise their game to the next level.  Coaches will learn from two of curling’s most highly trained and acclaimed coaches during either the OCA or NOCA Men’s Tankard, our...

NOCA Adds more Coach training courses to Calendar

Competition Coach and Club Coach Workshops Supported by the Idylwylde’s Curling Learning and Performance Centre Coach Training is being planned in your area.  If you are considering coaching a team to become competitive, then this will help you design and deliver a program that will help your team achieve their goals.  Where:           Idylwylde Golf and Country Club When:            Friday, Dec. 4 – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Making Ethical Decisions Comp Coach - Saturday 9 – 5 & Sunday – 9 - 3 Club Coach – Saturday...

Coaching certification renewals effective January 1, 2014

The Canadian Curling Association has announced the re-certification requirements for Competition-Introduction and Competition-Development coaches. In a nutshell, coaches must accumulate 20 or 30 "points", respectively, in each five-year period following the year in which they first become a certified coach in order to remain certified within the sport. A range of options to accumulate the necessary points are enumerated on the CCA website. Coaching a competitive team does earn a coach points each year, but only a maximum of five...