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Competition Coach Training & Certification

Become a certified competition coach

The competition coach course prepares coaches to work with intermediate and competitive level athletes. This is a streamlined theory and technical workshop offered over a weekend with a Curl BC Learning Facilitator. It is recommended that you have previous coaching experience or are a former athlete.

Coaches will 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

Upcoming Courses:

  • Location: Vancouver Curling Club
  • Date: September 10th-11th
  • Registration Deadline: September 2nd
  • Facilitator: Heather Beatty
  • Pre-requisite: CAC online Safe Sport Module
  • Register Here
Steps for Certification

The 4 steps towards full certification of Competition Coach are as follows:

  1. Competition Coach Course Training
  2. MED Training ** See Available options below
  3. Passing the online MED Evaluation
  4. Passing the on-ice Evaluation with a Coach Evaluator
Making Ethical Decisions (MED)

Making Ethical Decisions (MED):

  •  Please note that MED is required for obtaining competition coach certification.
  • 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).
  • Making Ethical Decisions Training Curl BC Member: $21.00/ $29.00 Non Members
On- Ice Evaluation

On Ice Evaluation (after Competition Coach Course):

  • Trained Competition Coaches are evaluated by a Curl BC Coach Evaluator while they lead a one hour on-ice practice with 4 athletes. The appropriate paperwork is to be submitted prior to the practice, and involves pre and post mentorship with the Coach Evaluator.

Evaluation Fees * including GST

  • On Ice Evaluation: $157.50 Curl BC Member / $174.40 Non Member
  • Challenge Evaluation $262.50 Curl BC Member / $294.00 Non Member
    • Challenge Evaluations are approved by the Master Coach Developer and Curl BC Education and Youth Development Manager

Schedule an Evaluation Here

Contact Paul Cseke for more information- pcseke@curlbc.ca

Host this course!

Member Facilities can request to host this course at any time. Contact Paul Cseke for more information about hosting responsibilities.

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