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OCC Adds More Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summit Locations

Kitchener Waterloo, Toronto/Mississauga, Winchester and Timmins!  Youth Curling Summits have all been scheduled for your area over the next couple of weeks. Winchester – November 24, 2018 Waterloo – November 26, 2018 Toronto/Mississauga – November 28, 2018 Timmins – December 8, 2018 More dates will be coming soon! If you have an interest in learning about new and exciting Youth Curling Programs which will help improve Youth Curling at your club you won’t want to miss joining us for one of these FREE events. Join us for

OCC Staff Announcement

OCC is welcoming a new employee to our team. Sean Turriff  is joining the OCC as Education Manager – South effective immediately.  Sean is replacing Perry Marshall who will be pursing new opportunities. Pictured Above:  Sean Turriff Sean has a long history working for the OCC, CurlON and NOCA as a Coach, Coach developer and High Performance Team Member.  Sean’s skills and passion for the game will perfectly compliment the Education Manager Role.  Sean can be reached at sturriff@ontcurl.com We’d like to

New Webinars Scheduled for October and November!

The OCC Webinar Series has continued to be a valuable source of information for coaches from Ontario, Canada and around the world!  We’ve lined up some great presenters for October and November! October 17 – Karen Watson will talk about Optimal Energy for Performance October 24 – Nolan Thiessen will discuss the “Latest” in Brushing November 7 – Maurice Wilson will present about “Learning to Win” A complete listing of our OCC webinars can be found here – Check back

Next Gen Program Teams Announced for 2018-2019 Season

After careful consideration of Next Gen Program applications received the Ontario Curling Council’s High Performance Team have determined the following teams will be in the 2018-2019 Provincial Next Gen Program.  Please note, there were a lack of applicants for Tier 1 programs, so the High Performance Team opted to offer the positions to a Men’s team and a Women’s team.   Tier 1:  Next Gen “OnTrack” – Supported by the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) operated by the Canadian Sport Institute

OCC announces release of 2018-19 Coach Development & Ice Technician Workshop Schedules

The OCC, on behalf of its members Curl ON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association, has now published the listings of currently available NCCP Coach Development and Curling Canada Ice Technician workshops for the southern Ontario region for 2018-19.   Courses are now open for registration and include: Competition Coach Making Ethical Decisions Club Coach Club Coach Youth Level 1 Ice Technician Level 2 Ice Technician Facility Operator Assistant Northern Ontario region workshops will be added once confirmed. Please check back on a regular basis as more workshops may be added

Registration is now Open for Curling Canada – U15 Challenge Cups – EASTER WEEKEND

Curling Canada is launching a new “Regional Competition” being piloted by the Ontario Curling Council in 2018.  We’ve been working really hard to get this event “off the ground” in several locations around the province and we’re now ready to accept registrations. We will host 3 U15 Challenge Cups on EASTER WEEKEND (March 30-31, 2018) – in St. Catharines, Barrie and Ottawa. This event is intended for U15 curlers of any skill level.  Teams can be of any gender formation (i.e. all