NSCA Executive Director Position Opening

The Nova Scotia Curling Association is currently seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director serves as chief executive officer of the NSCA and, in partnership with the Board, is responsible for achieving the strategic goals and ends of the NSCA. Together, the Board and Executive Director ensure the NSCA’s leadership within to the curling community, the accomplishment of the mission and vision, and accountability of the NSCA to its constituents.

The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the Executive Director, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. The Executive Director provides direction and enables the Board to carry out its governance functions.

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Ricoh Sport Awards

The Ricoh Sport Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, officials, sponsors and volunteers from around the province – all of whom have contributed to sport in Nova Scotia. These individuals represent the best of amateur sport, not only by virtue of their athletic achievement but also through their dedication and commitment to sport.

The winners are...

  • The RICOH Team of the Year – Team Canada/Fay (Curling)
  • The RICOH Female Team Athlete of the Year – Mary Fay from Chester (Curling)
  • The RICOH Coach of the Year - Andrew Atherton from Chester (Curling)
  • The RICOH Female Individual Athlete of the Year - Ellie Black from Halifax (Gymnastics)
  • The RICOH Male Individual Athlete of the Year - Mark de Jonge from Halifax (CanoeKayak)
  • The RICOH Male Team Athlete of the Year – Jason Sanford from Durham (Softball)
  • The RICOH Official of the Year – Marie-Soleil Beaudoin from Halifax (Soccer)

To view the press release that includes the winner's bios, please click here.

The Nova Scotia Curling Association (NSCA) is pleased to announce that Kevin Patterson has started as our new Technical Director/Provincial Coach.

Kevin, a proud ‘out’ coach and multi-sport athlete, came to us from Sport Nova Scotia as the Community Sport Development Coordinator in the Fundy Region and is NCCP Competition Development Certified. At the 2012 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championships, Kevin received a National Coaching Award, and was also named Nova Scotia Curling Association’s Coach of the Year for the 2011-2012 season.

Kevin’s role will consist of working with our member clubs to develop and grow the sport in our province, utilizing the Canadian Sport for Life and Curling Canada’s long term athlete development framework to ensure the delivery of appropriate programming. He will also take on provincial coach, all-ability athlete, and administrative profiles to support the grassroots and high performance curling pathways.

If you, your team, or your club would like to get in touch/work with Kevin, he can be reached through the NSCA’s office line at 902-421-2875 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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