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Competition Coach Workshop

2016-17 Competition Coach Workshop Calendar

Date Location Cost (includes cost of MED) Entry deadline*
 Sept 29-Oct 1 Elkford $204.80 Sept 10th, 2017
 Nov 20,22,27,29 Burnaby $204.80  Nov 16th, 2017
 Dec 1-3rd  Prince George $204.80  November 16th, 2017
 Nov 3-5 Qualicum and District Curling Club $204.80 Oct 20th, 2017
 Nov 10-12 Kelowna $204.80 Nov 1st, 2017
 March 23-25 Kamloops $204.80 Mach 9th,2018

*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 required 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: Will Sutton

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-days or 2 days + 3 hrs or approx. 17 hours - $204.80 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 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. Includes the required Make Ethical Decision Course . 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:

july 15 update - MED incld in workshop diagram

As of 2015-16, the 2-day Competition Coach workshop coaches will include the mandatory Making Ethical Decision course. Completion and passing the online Making Ethical Decisions module (test) through the Coaches Association of Canada (CAC) is a follow-up requirement. The MED course can also be completed through online homestudy, via a partner or multi-sport organization or local college (varied rates apply).

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


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