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Competition Coach Workshop

2014-15 Competition Coach Workshop Calendar

Date Location Cost (includes cost of MED) Entry deadline*
July 7-8, 2015 Kelowna $204.80 June 24, 2015
Nov 6**, 7 & 8 Qualicum $204.80 Oct. 21, 2015

*Minimum 6 participants for a workshop to proceed and a competition coach workshop will be capped at 12 participants. If another learning facilitator can be assigned, more participants will be welcomed to register.

** A 3-hour Making Ethical Decisions (MED) course is being offered Friday evening. Option for one or both element of the weekend is available on the registration form. For more details on MED click here.

Once registration is open, please click on your event date to register online.

Request or host a coach workshop click here,
Request or schedule a coach evaluation click here.
Primary contact for workshops and evaluations is: Elisabeth Walker-Young

Unsure of your coach certification details? Look up your NCCP Coaching transcript online on the Coaches Association of Canada’s database; the locker.

Competition Coach (2-day or approx. 14 hours – $184.80 including taxes) Prepares coaches to work with intermediate and competitive level athletes. This is a streamlined workshop with the technical and theory being offered in one weekend (or 2 days) by Curl BC Learning Facilitators. No prerequisite is required. It is recommended that you have previous coaching experience or are a former athlete in the sport of curling. Learn about:

  • teaching and learning strategies, tactics, delivery & brushing skills
  • making ethical decisions
  • emergency action plans
  • skill analysis & drills to correct faults
  • practice planning
  • competition planning

The steps towards full certification of Competition Coach are as follows:

Comp Coach process updated 2014

In addition to the 2-day Competition Coach workshop registrants will be required to complete the Making Ethical Decision Course followed by the online Making Ethical Decisions module (test) through the Coaches Association of Canada (CAC). The MED course can be completed through online homestudy, via a partner or multi-sport organization or local college or at a Curl BC Competition Coach workshop.

Competition Coach workshop registrants must also be evaluated while they lead a one hour on-ice practice, having prepared and submitted the necessary paperwork.

Have you completed a Competition Coach Workshop but need to finish the process by completing your evaluation? To schedule an evaluation please contact Elisabeth Walker-Young.

Register for a coach workshop by clicking the appropriate link in the table at the top of this webpage.

Competition Coach On-Ice Evaluation
If your club or region has coaches who completed their Competition Coach training through a workshop but need to complete their certification by completing an on-ice practice evaluation, consider booking an “evaluation day” where Curl BC will have an evaluator on-site to evaluate and certify those coaches. As there is preparation required by coaches for the on ice evaluation, contact Elisabeth Walker-Young for more information.Note: Individual coaches may also book evaluations directly through Elisabeth. Once fully certified, this coach will be eligible to coach at playdowns, provincials, nationals & at the BC Winter Games.

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