Coaching

Prep2Perform Coaching Symposium Survey

  Prep2Perform OCC Coaching Symposium   The Ontario Curling Council is actively planning a Coaching Symposium for the weekend of May 29 -31, 2020 on the shores of Lake Simcoe – approximately 1 hour north of Toronto.   This symposium is being developed for you – our Coaches and we need your insight to deliver on your coaching needs. As such, we have created a survey to gauge your interest in attending and your preferred session topics at the symposium.   The survey will close at the end of day

Upcoming OCC Webinars for Coach and Athlete Development

The Ontario Curling Council will continue its popular Coach Professional Development Webinar Series this season – and we have a number of great sessions scheduled.  Each webinar is $19.99 + tax, and will earn CERTIFIED NCCP Coaches one professional development credit towards Maintenance of Certification. October 21, 2019 – Building a Brushing Strategy” Over the past four years, I’ve been collaborating with Dr. John Newhook, currently Dean of Engineering at Dalhousie University, in several research projects related to brushing

Date Revision – OCC Webinar Series – The Dynamics of Coaching Women

The much anticipated OCC Webinar – The Dynamics of Coaching Women to be hosted by Leith Drury, Ph.D originally scheduled for January 9, 2019 has been re-scheduled for Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 7:00pm EST.  If you have already signed up for this webinar you will be contacted to ensure your participation.  The registration on our webpage now reflects the updated date.  A full description of the webinar and our host follows. Many coaches have experience working with both female and

Coach Refresher Clinic

Join us on November 17, 2018 – 9:00-4:00 pm at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club for a Coach Refresher Clinic. This is a Coach Refresher Clinic for coaches who are previously Certified or Trained NCCP coaches. Coaches will expect to learn: Current delivery techniques and drills Current brushing techniques and drills Current teaching methodologies Membership recruitment strategies Adult Learn to Curl weekly curriculum Certified Coaches will receive three (3) professional development credits towards their NCCP Maintenance of Certification. Coaches are responsible for their own lunch costs

Competition Development Multi-Sport Workshop weekend a huge success

Great weekend for curling and other coaches from sports like figure skating, swimming, basketball, trampoline and taekwondo as they came together at the Leaside Curling Club for a Competition Development Multi-sport workshop weekend.   Four workshops delivered in partnership with the assistance of great facilitators from the Coaches Association of Ontario.   Congratulations to all of the 21 coaches who were able to make the commitment to learning and professional development on a summer weekend and to

OCC to Offer NCCP Multisport Competition Development Modules in July

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER FOR THESE WORKSHOPS.  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE OPPORTUNITY BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE!   In a continued effort to service coaches in Ontario, and as a means to promote further education for our coaches – the Ontario Curling Council is supporting the development of Ontario coaches who have begun their Competition Development training or are intending to start the Competition Development training pathway. In partnership with the Coaches Association of Ontario, the Ontario Curling Council will offer