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Russ Howard

Russ Howard is one of the most widely recognized names in curling today. He is a two-time World Curling Champion, a two-time World Curling Tour Champion and has made 13 Brier appearances, two as Canadian Men’s Champion. In 2006, he also became an Olympic Champion, winning gold as a member of Brad Gushue’s team.

As an instructor, Russ has taught internationally, teaching curling and ice-making in Japan as well as instructing at camps in Ontario and Moncton for juniors and adults. He has also instructed at competitive level camps and a variety of promotional curling clinics.

Major Accomplishments:

  • 2006 Olympic Gold Medal Champion
  • 2005 Canadian Olympic Trial Champion
  • 14 Brier Appearances (8 Time Ontario Champion and a 6 time NB Champion)
  • 2 Time Canadian Gold Medal
  • 3 Time Canadian Silver Medal
  • 2 Time Canadian Bronze Medal
  • 2 Time World Curling Champion (1987, 1993)
  • 2 Time World Curling Tour Players Champion (1993, 1997)

Curling Instruction:

  • 2008-2009 National Men’s Coach for Switzerland’s
  • 3 time international curling instruction and ice-making in Japan
  • Curling Camp Instructor in Ontario and Moncton,NB – for juniors and adults
  • Competition Coach Certified

Personal Accomplishments:

  • 2013 Inducted to the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2006 Inducted to the NB Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2015 Inducted to the World Curling Hall of Fame
  • 2011 Inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame
  • 2015 Named a Member of the Order of Canada
  • TSN Curling Commentator Since 2001 – Full time since 2009
  • He was named a Member of the Order of Canada in 2015