Coaching Association of Canada

Curtis Smecher

Hometown: Abbotsford, BC

Sport: Archery

Current role in sport: Coach Archery and Rifle Shooting

Do you have a mentor: Susan Lemke and Linda Price

List your current NCCP Training/certification: Instructor Intermediate

Current occupation: Physician


  • M.Sc.
  • M.D.

Coaching History: I was seeing kids interested in the sport coming to one day camps over and over, but not having any way to learn more than the very basics. I wanted them to have a development path.

Currently Coaching: Archery ages 4-60, and Rifle ages 4-85.

Fun Fact: I have had at least 6 careers, ranging from Theatre Projectionist through Scuba shop owner, Programmer, Paramedic, Marine Biologist, and Doctor.

What you do with your free time: What’s that?