Category Archives: Coaching staff

Articles about the coaching staff of the HPC Centre.

Golden Hawks HPC welcomes Marc Bernard

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The Golden Hawks High Performance Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Bernard as a member of the HPC team. In addition to his status as a Certified Competition Coach in curling, and as a Junior coach at the Elmira and District Curling Club, Marc is a software specialist at AGFA Healthcare in Continue Reading

Golden Hawks HPC welcomes Amy Ballantyne

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The Golden Hawks Curling High Performance Centre is pleased to announce that Amy Ballantyne has become the newest member of the Centre’s team. Amy will offer support in the area of high performance nutrition and safe supplementation practices for High Performance Centre athletes. A former WLU athlete and graduate of the Wilfrid Laurier University Kinesiology Continue Reading

Scott Arnold joins World Curling Federation

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Congratulations to Scott Arnold who has accepted a position as a Competition and Development Officer with the World Curling Federation. In the announcement of his new role with the WCF, along with Allen Coliban from Brasov, Romania, and Darrell Ell from Lethbridge, Alberta, WCF President President Kate Caithness commented: The WCF is excited to bring Continue Reading

Elaine Dagg-Jackson earns NCCP Coaching Level 5

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The Golden Hawks Curling High Performance Centre would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Elaine Dagg-Jackson of Victoria, BC for becoming the first curling coach in Canada to achieve Level 5 NCCP certification. Elaine Dagg-Jackson is the Canadian national and Olympic curling coach on the women’s side. She has coached at 16 world championships Continue Reading

Golden Hawks HPC welcomes Jim Waite

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The Golden Hawks Curling High Performance Centre is pleased to announce the addition of one of this country’s most respected curling authorities, Jim Waite, to the HPC staff. Jim, who served as one of Canada’s 2010 Olympic Team Coaches, will serve as the liaison between the High Performance Centre and both the Canadian and Ontario Continue Reading

Golden Hawks HPC welcomes Katie Neil and Shawn Mathers

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The Golden Hawks High Performance Centre is pleased to announce the addition of two staff members to the team. First, we welcome Katie Neil to the HPC staff. Katie is well-known as an OCA official and has many years of coaching experience at the youth and little rock levels. A competitive curler herself, Katie has Continue Reading