QUEST FOR GOLD EXPERTS EXPRESS PROGRAM Enhancing Coaching Knowledge in Ontario INTRODUCTION Coaches play a key role in high quality community sport programs. They can inspire and have a positive influence on not only the development of Ontario’s youth, but also have a major impact on an athlete’s sport experience along the pathway to excellence. With funding support from Ontario’s Quest for Gold Lottery–Enhanced Coaching program, the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) has re-launched its Experts Express program for a fourth session! “Experts
In anticipation of a continued Next Generation Program for the 2016-2017, program criteria will require applicants to have participated in one of seven (7) Regional Talent ID Camps. Camps are open to curlers who are eligible to curl in juniors or bantams next year, and will be classified as either U21 or U18. Curlers may attend as individuals or as a team. Coaches are welcome, and Coach Professional Development opportunities will be available at all camps. Coaches should follow specific registration link below
Want to learn more about mixed doubles? What’s a power play? When do you use it? How do you defend against it? What’s the difference between traditional fours curling and mixed doubles strategy? All this and much more to be discussed in a one hour webinar, hosted by the Ontario Curling Council with special guest speaker John Epping! John Epping is currently fifth on the CTRS, and is ranked number one on the Canadian Mixed Doubles Ranking System.
The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the final list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2015-2016 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the Ontario Curling Council, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by (the) Selection Committee. Training to Win 1 – Females – FULL CARDS Lynn Kreviazuk Clancy Grandy Tess Bobbie Alternate: Sarah Potts Training to Win 1 – Males
The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is pleased to launch a new “Support for Curling Program” on behalf of its membership associations, the Ontario Curling Association (OCA) and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA). Together with the True Sport Foundation, curling clubs can register projects or programs for which they are trying to raise funds. Donors will receive charitable tax receipts and curling clubs will receive funds donated specifically towards their initiatives. Details of the program can be found here. Don’t wait – register your project and