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Coach Mentorship Program

Coaches who would like to take part in our Coach Mentorship Program either as a Mentor or Mentee can email Curl BC Education Coordinator Kimberly Dennis at The program is designed to help coaches bridge the gap between textbook learning and real-life experience.

Be a mentor

Ignite a spark – Create diverse perspectives – Share your knowledge – Contribute to confident coaches & successful athletes.

Mentor applicant must:

  • Agree to and abide by the terms of being a mentee
  • Be a resident of British Columbia
  • AND must meet 2 of 3 following criteria:
    • Hold a current certified Competition Coach, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 or Level 5 certification and have completed Make Ethical Decisions (MED) online module
    • Have 3+ years of certified coaching experience
    • Be an active Curl BC coach consultant for 4+ years
    • Curl BC Coach Mentorship Mentors will be remunerated for their contributions to the program and working with their mentees. Estimated time requirements per month: 2 hrs of mentorship per month and between 20 – 30 minutes/month of admin. Exceptions apply (8-hour event shadowing). Mentors within the pilot coach mentorship program will be asked to provide feedback to the Curl BC Educational Programs Manager.

Be a mentee

Be a student – Add to your expertise – Share your expertise – Contribute to the development of vibrant & confident athletes.

Mentee applicant must:

  • Be a resident of British Columbia
  • Agree to and abide by the terms of being a mentee
  • Commit to 2-hours/month
  • Pay the Curl BC Coach Mentorship Program fee
  • AND Mentee applicant must meet 1 or more of the following criteria:
    • Have completed a coaching workshop (Club Coach Youth, Club Coach, Competition Coach) within the last 5 years
    • Currently coaching a team that is planning on entering playdowns
    • Currently coach or manage a junior, adult, little rocks program at a curling club within BC
    • Curl BC Coach Mentorship Mentees will be responsible for all costs associated with the program. There will be a nominal fee to partake in the Coach Mentorship program.

Number of one-to-one mentees/mentor relationships will be capped based on the number and availability of mentors.

PLEASE NOTE that programs, clinics and events offered through the Curl BC Coach Mentorship Program will receive NCCP PD points.

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