Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

Ontario Curling Council announces “Return to Training” Next Gen 2020-2021 Teams

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the teams/athletes it will support through its “Return to Training” Next Gen Program for 2020-2021. The Next Gen Program for 2020-2021 was undersubscribed, so we are pleased to be able to announce that all eligible teams who applied will be supported in some fashion. Tier 1 Teams  Team Croisier – Female U18/U20 team from NOCA region Team Salari – Female U18/U20 team from CurlON region Team Burgess – Male U18/U20 team from NOCA region Team Prenevost – Male

Applications now being Accepted for 2020-2021 Next Gen “Return to Training” Program

The Ontario Curling Council is now accepting applications for it’s 2020-2021 Next Gen “Return to Training” Program. This year’s program will focus on supporting teams with their training, so that when we are able to return to competition, we are ready. Program Scope The Ontario Curling Council will support ten (10) teams and four (4) individuals in their training efforts for the 2020-2021 season. Teams/Athletes should only apply if they are actively training this season. Tier 1:  Six Teams will be supported at a rate

Curling Canada Releases Return to Play Guidelines

Curling Canada in consultation with our members,  CurlON and Northern Ontario Curling Association have released curling’s Return to Play Guidelines. Member Clubs are encouraged to connect with their respective Member Association (CurlON or NOCA) for additional resources. The Ontario Curling Council is continuing to liaise with the Ontario Government to communicate member club questions/concerns, seek clarifications on Emergency Orders and lobby for assistance at the club and PSO level.

Ontario Curling Council Holds 2020 AGM and Elects New Councillor

The Ontario Curling Council continues to conduct business and held it’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on July 13, 2020. During the meeting the Council approved a slight change to the Ontario Curling Council’s Bylaws. The complete AGM package including the approved 2019-2020 Financial statements can be found here. The Council elected Ivan Strachan from Neebing, ON to a three year term as an Independent Councillor. We wish to thank outgoing Councillor, Rick Meraska for his five years of service (including one year

Ontario Curling Council Seeks Applications for Independent Councillor (Board Member) Position

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to deliver programs, services and competitions for recreational and competitive curlers throughout the province. The Ontario Curling Council (Board of Directors) is seeking nominations for one Independent Councillor Position, for a three year term.  The Independent Councillor will be elected by the current Councillors who represent the membership at the Annual General

Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium Postponed

It is with the utmost caution, that the Ontario Curling Council’s Board and Staff have made the difficult decision to postpone the Prep4Performance Coaching Symposium scheduled for May 29-31, 2020, at the Briar’s Resort in Jackson’s Point due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic. The event will be rescheduled for the Spring of 2021.  A new date will be set in the coming months and it will be communicated on our website, mailing lists, and social media