Royal Club Talent Programme
In Spring 2014 the Royal Club Talent Programme will be changed from its current structure. Further details to follow on this page.
Aims of the Royal Club Talent Programme
- To raise and encourage developing potential level to achieving excellence by providing pathway support training programmes.
- To increase strength and depth of athletes within the British Curling and Royal Club’s Performance Programme
- To encourage athlete and team participation in Royal Club and Ice Rink competitions therefore increasing participation.
- To identify talent at a young age within each Ice Rink in Scotland
- Encourage and improve young curler’s skills by measuring and monitoring proficiency that is recognised by the Royal Club Skills Awards Scheme
- The Royal Club Talent Programme is a development programme to integrate into the performance programme
- Manage goal setting and expectations of performance progression.
Structure of Talent Programme
- Approx 21 Ice Rinks which provide Royal Club Talent Programme (subject to athlete selection)
- Managed by Royal Club High Performance Coach
- Delivered by Royal Club Assistant Performance Development Coach
- Delivered by identified Royal Club Talent Programme Coach who is a Royal Club qualified technical coach (to be confirmed in due course)
|Ice Rink||Female Athletes||Male Athletes|
|Ayr (At East Kilbride)
|Borders (Kelso)||Amy Bryce||Cameron Bryce
|Braehead||No Athletes||No Athletes|
|Curl Aberdeen||Rebecca Morrison
|Dewars (Perth)||Mili Smith||Callum Kinnear
|Dumfries Ice Bowl||Ross Whyte
|East Kilbride||Emma Hair|
|Forfar Indoor Sports||Layla Al-Safar
||No Athletes||No Athletes|
|Inverness Ice Centre||Faye McInnes||Sandy Scott
|Lanarkshire (Hamilton)||Carolyn Baird
|Moray Leisure Centre(Elgin)||Amy MacDonald
|The Peak (Stirling)||Alastair Tweedle|