Coaching Kids Curling

Being A BIPOC Coach In A White Sport (An #AsianHeritageMonth Editorial)

May 18, 2022 Season 1 Episode 86
Coaching Kids Curling
Being A BIPOC Coach In A White Sport (An #AsianHeritageMonth Editorial)
Show Notes

May is #AsianHeritageMonth in Canada.  What's it like being a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person Of Colour) coach in a predominantly white sport? In this episode, Coach Glenn shares a personal story after reading a Facebook comment about diversity in curling.

Links to the resources mentioned in this episode:

"How We Can Make Curling A Truly Diverse Game/A Donnovan Bennett Essay" video from Sportsnet (May 6/22)
https://youtu.be/HiQ6ORC40Gk

Curling Canada Diversity & Inclusivity Web Page
https://www.curling.ca/diversity-inclusivity/

USA Curling Diversity & Inclusion Web Page
https://www.usacurling.org/diversity-inclusion

Black Rock Initiative Web Site
https://bricurling.ca/

Global Initiative For DEI In Curling Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/GlobalCurlingDEI/

Goldline Curling #UnitedWeCurl
https://blog.goldlinecurling.com/category/unitedwecurl/

"Changing The Face Of Curling" Symposium, Niagara Falls (May 26-28/22)
https://www.curling.ca/about-curling/business-of-curling/

Follow our podcast on Twitter: @kidscurling

Glenn Gabriel is an NCCP-certified curling coach who lives in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. He has been the coordinator of the Little Rocks (U12) program at East York Curling Club in Toronto since 2011. If you have a question or feedback on the podcast, send us an e-mail at coachingkidscurling@gmail.com

The intro and outro music is "Golden Sunrise (Instrumental Version)"
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Josh_Woodward/The_Wake_1790/JoshWoodward-TheWake-NoVox-10-GoldenSunrise

By Josh Woodward
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Josh_Woodward

Licensed under CC BY 3.0
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