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Curl BC Club Development Coaches

Are you looking to increase participation in curling at your facility? Curl BC Club Development Coaches can travel to your club to offer a variety of clinics, workshops or camps that can help you achieve your goals.

Curl BC will help you find the right coach for your workshop topic and you will pay the coach directly to cover their coaching fees as well as any negotiated travel expenses you agree on. We recommend the following minimum remuneration levels:

Certified Competition Coach               $25/hour

Level 3 + Coach                                  $35/hour

Mileage                                               $0.43/km

Interested in being part of the Club Development Coach team with Curl BC?

If you think you would like to be a Curl BC Club Development Coach, please review the Club Development Coach Job Description, then send an email to msim@curlbc.ca with a resume detailing your coaching experience and a cover letter indicating where in B.C. you are willing to travel.

Clinic Topics

This is a list of suggested clinic topics. If you are a member facility looking for something different, please contact us directly. We will work with you and the available coach to develop a clinic that fits your needs.

Learn to Curl Clinics

Two-Hour Clinic: Brief session for curlers who have never been on the ice before and want to feel what curling is all about. Includes a brief introduction to safety, delivery, sweeping and a 2-end game.

Four-Hour Clinic: Teaching new curlers all the basics of the game including delivery techniques and brushing. Recommended that you include a lunch break.

Stick Curling Clinic (2-4 Hours): This clinic can be offered to new curlers and would take 3-4 hours including orientation to the game, equipment, rules, etiquette, brushing and delivery technique. For seasoned curlers who are converting from a traditional slide delivery, a 2-hour clinic can be presented.

Skills Analysis Clinic (3 hours): Workshop would include review of delivery basics followed by individual on-ice analysis, review and fault correction. Small class size is recommended (<12)

Video Analysis Clinic (3 hours): Curlers see his/her delivery on video, the coach suggests corrections, practice time is given, and video is repeated. Class size should be small (<12) for maximum benefit.

Strategy Clinic (2-3 hours): Details of a strategy clinic will depend on the knowledge level of the group. Often the skill level is varied with both competitive and novice curlers in the same group. Coach will work with the curling facility to determine the best approach for the group that registers. (Some clinic options include: basic strategy, intermediate strategy, angles in curling and drag effect, performance based strategy, and team strategy.)

Contact Melissa Sim at 604-333-3619 or msim@curlbc.ca to discuss your Club Development Coach needs.

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