[Please note this information comes from an OCC Webinar recently held on this topic. Click HERE to access the recording of that webinar] Starting up curling programs during the worst pandemic in recent history is the current challenge for curling clubs across the country. Youth programs may have special considerations for many reasons. The following is for information purposes only and is not to be considered as recommendations by NOCA or anyone affiliated or
Have you seen “The Inside Sheet” with DJ Brooks yet? This is our video show with some of Ontario’s top curlers having a chat with our host, DJ Brooks! It’s personal, funny and engaging and the best part is that many of the questions come right from you! Yes, we pose your questions to our guests either from typed submissions or (gasp!) video! It’s a fun time and a great way to get to know some of Ontario’s (and the
Coach competency is an integral aspect of Ontario’s community sport programs. Coaches have the unique capacity to inspire, drive and influence athletes, impacting their pathways to excellence and overall sport experience. Mentors Express aims to enhance a Coach’s ability to apply various concepts from the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) by providing direct access to experts in five essential fields: Sport Psychology Nutrition Leadership & Management Strength and Conditioning For more information on mentorship opportunities for Coaching Athletes with a Disability, please click
Announcing our Summer Webinar Sale!!! For the first time ever the Ontario Curling Council is putting our Archived Webinar PD offering on sale! For a limited time, you can get Professional Development points to support your Certified Maintenance of Certification at 70% off the normal price. Right now Archived PD points are only $6.99 (+HST). Now is the ideal time for certified coaches to get some valuable PD. This sale is only on for a limited time so don’t wait. Head to
The Ontario Curling Council, is in the process of creating it’s High Performance Plan for the period of May 1, 2020-April 30, 2022. The purpose of the High Performance Plan is to inform Operational Staff on the programs and services that will satisfy the Excellence Goals in the Ontario Curling Council’s Strategic Plan. In order to do that, we want your opinion on how to proceed. Please fill out our survey and let us know what you think!
The Ontario Curling Council has arranged several new webinars for coaches, athletes and one for club curlers. People are staying close to home and may have run out of closets to clean so why not expand knowledge by tuning into 4 interactive sessions. April 1 – Effective Season Debriefing with Paul Webster, National Program Coach and Team Leader to Canada’s men’s teams at World and Olympic Competitions. This session will focus on how to review and debrief the past season with