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Ontario Curling Council seeks Independent Councillor for a 3-Year Term

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

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. Meet the Teams   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

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

The Inside Sheet with DJ Brooks

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

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