Curling Academy Rodger Schmidt

The Curling Academy, established in 1994, is based in Lucerne (Switzerland). The academy was founded by the Canadian born renowned curling trainer Rodger Schmidt. He is a five time Olympic Coach.

The Curling Academy has worked primarily with top International teams preparing for Olympic, World and European competitions. Over the past decades leading International teams such as, Russia (Sidorova, Kovaleva, Glukov), USA (Shuster), Canada (J. Jones), and on and on, have used the Curling Academy RS to prepare for their Olympics and International Events.

The Curling Academy’s working team also offers individual curling courses for all levels of performance. In addition to the sportive curling training, we also offer courses for ice Technicians. We love to be on ice – having fun – and making people better.

Rodger Schmidt

Curling Academy director

Rodger Schmidt is the most experienced international curling coach and trainer in the World, serving as an Olympic curling coach for 5 Winter Olympics. In the past three decades, he has performed National Coaching duties for eight different nations and has been engaged in countless World and European Championship as a coach. Rodger has also personally competed as an athlete in World, European and Canadian Championships achieving gold and silver status in each of these events during his playing career.

  • 5 time curling Olympic coach

  • leading speaker

  • Mental Training Performance coach

  • expert in curling ice installation and maintenance




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