Coaching

New OCC Webinar Announced with Guest Speaker Earle Morris

You won't want to miss this one!  Earle Morris will present on December 13, 2017 from 7 to 8:30 EST - the topic:  "Are you Coachable?" This webinar will be suitable for both athletes and coaches. As one of Canada's most successful curling coaches, Earle Morris shares the secrets to "coachability" and explains why, before a competitive curler can start on the road to winning, they first need to understand the benefits of having a coachable mentality.   Are you “coachable”? Many think so, but some...

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...

Next Gen Apprentice Coach Development Opportunity – SHORT DEADLINE

The OCC has just received a grant Coaches Association of Ontario to add three additional apprentice coaches to participate in a Next Gen Camp in Kitchener Waterloo on August 19th and 20th, 2017.  We apologize for the short notice, but still want to take advantage of the grant. This is a Development opportunity for three coaches (minimum one female) to attend the camp, and observe educational sessions, team sessions (on and off ice), and "shadow" national/provincial high performance coaches. The camp will...

OCC Seeks applicants for New “Education Manager – South” Position

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council will be assuming the responsibilities of Technical Development on behalf of its members, the Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association – this includes all National Coaching Certification Program Coach Training, Coach Professional Development and Ice Technician Workshops/Training. In addition, the Ontario Curling Council is the recipient of another Ontario Sport Communities Recreation Grant – for a one year project “Ontario Kids Curl” – a project that will be pivotal in...

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...