All Posts / Our Stories / Inside Junior Curling (page 2)

Inside Junior Curling: Youth Olympic Games Bronze Medallists Reflect

January 4, 2013

Let’s start off the year with a reflection on one hugely significant event for junior curlers around the world in 2012 – the Youth Olympic Games.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: Curling in the North with Thomas Scoffin

December 21, 2012

In this week’s edition, we’ll turn our attention to junior curling in the northern part of our country – Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: Where the junior stars are now – Jill Mouzar

December 7, 2012

Jill Mouzar is one of Nova Scotia’s former junior stars and one of Canada’s rising curling stars. Though she currently resides in downtown Toronto, her heart still lies with her Nova Scotian roots.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: The Man Behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour

November 23, 2012

While chatting with the creators of the junior curling tours across the country, I’ve been in awe of how incredibly talented, dedicated and visionary these individuals are. Barely out of juniors themselves, they are working hard to change the face of junior curling in not only their provinces, but also their country. Brett Zubot, the man and mastermind behind the Alberta Junior Curling Tour (AJCT), is no exception.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: A Junior Coach’s Perspective – Sherrie Burechailo

November 9, 2012

A coach can make a big difference in a player’s development, especially when it comes to the young, impressionable generation. I have seen firsthand how good coaching has had a positive impact and I believe it’s important to acknowledge the vital role these dedicated individuals play with the young players.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: Where the junior stars are now – Dean Joanisse

October 26, 2012

During this series, we will be catching up with some former junior stars to see what they are up to today. Meet Dean Joanisse, 1987 Canadian junior curling champion and two-time B.C. men’s champ from Abbotsford, B.C.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: MJCT Origins

October 12, 2012

In the previous column, we met the creator of the first junior curling tour in Canada. Now it’s time to discover how the junior curling tour idea spread west like wildfire.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: The Mastermind Behind the First Junior Curling Tour

September 28, 2012

Wes Johnson – a name that you may or may not have heard of, but one you should know about. Johnson has been instrumental in the development of junior curling not only in Ontario, but also across Canada.

Read More

Inside Junior Curling: Let’s start at the beginning…

September 14, 2012

Let’s take it back to the beginning – the very beginning, starting with Junior, Bantam, even Little Rock days.

Read More