Posts Tagged ‘coaching’
After moving to Victoria for competitive curling, I realized it was one of the toughest regions to win. We had some highly competitive games with another very good local team. Sometimes we won, sometimes we lost.
Being a part of a sport is awesome! It is an opportunity to do something you love doing as well as a chance to meet people from every corner of the world. You will never know what impact these people may have on your life, at the time, or in the future.
People always tell me things happen for a reason. And when my playing career ended I didn’t know which direction I would be going. Now, there is absolutely no question.
It’s an amazing experience as a curling fan to see a young athlete turn around and say “How was that Coach?” and the person answering is a current high performance curler in our country. That was our reality this past weekend at our La Releve Camp in Edmonton.
Call it culture, call it history, call it anything you wish, but it is of no surprise that women have had a harder time finding coaching and leadership positions in sport.