Coaching seminars and courses

Laurier Golden Hawks offer High Performance Clinic

Posted by on November 4, 2011 at 9:06 pm

Gary Crossley, Head Coach of the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks curling teams, along with his Varsity team members are offering a High Performance Clinic that will be held at the K-W Granite Club on Saturday, December 17 2011. The clinic, which runs from 9:00am through 3:00pm, will offer sessions on strategy, video analysis, delivery […]

Elmira coaches upgrade credentials

Posted by on November 1, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Over the past few months, several of the coaches at Elmira have upgraded their skills in order to provide better and more up-to-date instruction within our program. Most of these courses are curling-specific courses offered within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) developed by the Coaching Association of Canada and Sport Canada. Here’s a brief […]

Coaches BC publishes revised guide to coaching female athletes

Posted by on August 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm

This past month, the Coaching Association of British Columbia (also known as CoachesBC) has published a revised copy of a guide to coaching female athletes that was first published in 2001: [This guide] is designed as a reference for coaches of female athletes. The publication provides information about the needs, interests and experiences of female […]

Long-term athlete development in Canada

Posted by on July 1, 2011 at 11:30 am

In January 2010, the Canadian Curling Association published a policy document, drafted by a team that included former Canadian champions Elaine Dagg-Jackson and Melissa Soligo along with CCA Director of High Performance Gerry Peckham, Istvan Baly, Richard Way, and Sharon Delver, entitled Long-term Athlete Development for Curling in Canada. I’d like to draw the attention […]

Level 2 technical courses scheduled

Posted by on May 23, 2011 at 11:22 am

The Ontario Curling Association has published the upcoming series of technical courses that will be offered this fall. This coming October 2011, two Level 2 (now “Competition Coach”) curling technical courses will be offered within reasonable distance from Elmira: October 1-2 at the K-W Granite Club in Waterloo; and October 15-16 at The Club at […]

Guelph hosts 2011 OCA Coaching seminar

Posted by on May 15, 2011 at 2:21 pm

The Ontario Curling Association will host their 2011 Coaching Seminar at the Guelph Curling Club on Saturday, August 20th. The 2011 Coaching Seminar is being held in conjunction with the OCA’s 3-day High Performance Team Camp, which will provide coach attendees a unique opportunity to observe top-ranked teams and their coaches in various situations. Planned […]