Coaching

Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop – FREE Opportunity

The Ontario Curling Council has received a generous grant from the Coaches Association of Ontario to run a FREE Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop. Coaches should be either Club Coach or Competition Coach Trained to take the workshop, as you'll be building off of skills taught in either of those two workshops. This workshop will take place on March 24, 2018 at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club. The workshop will be FREE with lunch/coffee provided and travel subsidies. We only have room...

New OCC Webinar – January 24, 2018 – Team Dynamics with Guest Speaker Nicole Westlund-Stewart

Join us on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm EST for another OCC webinar -this one is suited for coaches and athletes and at a time when many teams consider reforming it's one you don't want to miss. Our speaker is Nicole Westlund Stewart - an accomplished curler, instructor and coach who just happens to have a PhD in Sport Psychology.  She will have just finished competing at the Mixed Doubles Olympic Trials. Webinar Summary: What is more important for success:  talent...

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...