Bill Tschirhart

Bill Tschirhart earns Coach of the Year honours

Congratulations to Bill Tschirhart who was recently granted Coach of the Year honours from Coaches BC. Bill was awarded Coach of the Year in the International category. The announcement reads: Bill is a NCCP Level 4 curling coach. By leading international coach and instructor seminars as well as contributing articles to major curling periodicals and curling instruction publications, Bill has provided a strong contribution to the

My favourite team drill

“Pickup Sticks”, a drill described in Bill Tschirhart’s Drills to Die For, has become my all-time favourite team drill and in this article I’d like to share some of the reasons why. I was introduced to “Pickup Sticks” by Bill personally at the 2010 Team Glenn Howard Fantasy Curling Camp, where Bill was one of the instructors for the weekend. Since then I’ve used the drill with my bantam, junior, University, and Little

Bill Tschirhart visits the High Performance Centre

This past Tuesday, January 31, former Canadian National Training Centre coach and author Bill Tschirhart gave a two-hour address to the men’s and women’s varsity and junior varsity Golden Hawk curling teams from Wilfrid Laurier University. In his remarks Bill dealt only with “warm side of the glass” issues such as momentum, trust, and discipline, spent several minutes discussing performance goals and his latest blog post on performance benchmarks. Bill’s hard-hitting remarks really resonated