Coaching

Return To Coaching Fall 2021-22

    While the possibility of a curling season is looking more and more likely for 2021/22 there remain many questions.  The OCC has assembled a Return to Coaching guide to help coaches navigate the situation as it stands currently.  This document will be updated as restrictions change but we’re hoping this will give coaches and instructors a place to start planning their in person events.     Covid Information  

Return to Play – Youth Programs

[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

Mentors Express by Coaches Association of Ontario

  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 

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

Prep2Perform Coaching Symposium Survey

  Prep2Perform OCC Coaching Symposium   The Ontario Curling Council is actively planning a Coaching Symposium for the weekend of May 29 -31, 2020 on the shores of Lake Simcoe – approximately 1 hour north of Toronto.   This symposium is being developed for you – our Coaches and we need your insight to deliver on your coaching needs. As such, we have created a survey to gauge your interest in attending and your preferred session topics at the symposium.   The survey will close at the end of day