Gerald Chick

Gerald Chick (born c. 1965)[2] is a Canadian-Australian curler and curling coach.[3] He is originally from Winnipeg.[4] As of 1996, he was living in Melbourne.[5] He moved to Australia in 1990, and joined the Australian team as their coach, until he was eligible to curl for the country in 1992.[2]

Gerald Chick
 
Bornc. 1965
Team
Curling clubNew South Wales CC,
Victoria Curling Association,
Sydney Harbour CC, Sydney
Career
Member Association Manitoba (1982-1985)
 Ontario[2] (1987-88)
 Australia (1990-present)
World Championship
appearances
5 (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
World Mixed Doubles Championship
appearances
2 (2008, 2009)
Pacific-Asia Championship
appearances
8 (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000)
Other appearancesWorld Mixed Championship: 1 (2018),
World Junior Championships: 1 (1985),
World Senior Championships: 1 (2016)

At the international level, he is a five-time Pacific champion curler (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996).

Awards and honoursEdit

Teams and eventsEdit

Men'sEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Alternate Coach Events
1982–83[8] Bob Ursel Scott Westman Gerald Chick Mike Ursel CJCC 1983
1983–84 Bob Ursel Brent Mendella Gerald Chick Mike Ursel CJCC 1984  
1984–85 Bob Ursel Brent Mendella Gerald Chick Mike Ursel WJCC 1985  
1987–88[9] Ted Brown Al Smith Gerald Chick Wayne Appleton 1988 Ont.[10]
1992–93 Hugh Millikin Tom Kidd Gerald Chick Brian Johnson Neil Galbraith PCC 1992  
WCC 1993 (6th)
1993–94 Hugh Millikin Tom Kidd Gerald Chick Stephen Hewitt Brian Johnson PCC 1993  
WCC 1994 (10th)
1994–95 Hugh Millikin Stephen Johns Gerald Chick Stephen Hewitt Brian Johnson (WCC) PCC 1994  
WCC 1995 (8th)
1995–96 Hugh Millikin Stephen Johns Gerald Chick Andy Campbell Stephen Hewitt (WCC) PCC 1995  
WCC 1996 (10th)
1996–97 Hugh Millikin Gerald Chick Stephen Johns Stephen Hewitt Jonathan Wade (WCC) PCC 1996  
WCC 1997 (7th)
1998–99 Hugh Millikin Stephen Johns John Theriault Gerald Chick PCC 1998  
1999–00 Hugh Millikin John Theriault Gerald Chick Stephen Johns PCC 1999  
2000–01 Hugh Millikin Gerald Chick John Theriault Stephen Johns PCC 2000  
2010–11 Gerald Chick Matt Panoussi Paul Meissner Vaughan Rosier AMCC 2010  
2015–16 Gerald Chick Tim McMahon David Imlah Rob Gagnon Wyatt Buck Wyatt Buck WSCC 2016 (15th)

MixedEdit

Season Skip Third Second Lead Coach Events
2018–19 Matt Panoussi Jennifer Westhagen Gerald Chick Stephanie Barr Jamie Scholz (WMxCC) AMxCC 2018  
WMxCC 2018 (19th)

Mixed doublesEdit

Season Male Female Events
2007–08 Gerald Chick Jennifer Thomas WMDCC 2008 (17th)
2008–09 Gerald Chick Jennifer Thomas WMDCC 2009 (23rd)

Record as a coach of national teamsEdit

Year Tournament, event National team Place
2003 2003 Pacific Curling Championships   Australia (women)
4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Curling in Australia requires imagination and determination". Regina Leader-Post. April 15, 1997. p. B2. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Taking on the world". Ottawa Citizen. December 5, 1990. p. E6. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  3. ^ Gerald Chick on the World Curling Federation database  
  4. ^ "Home-ice disadvantage a thrill for visiting rinks". Calgary Herald. April 11, 1995. p. C2. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  5. ^ "Curling Catches on Down Under". Ottawa Citizen. March 15, 1996. p. B4. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  6. ^ 1985 Ursel Team - Honoured Members Database | Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame
  7. ^ Video: Bob Ursel Curling Team 2016 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Induction on YouTube
  8. ^ "Ursels aim for title". Regina Leader-Post. March 26, 1983. p. B5. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  9. ^ "Kingston's Brown turns back clock". Ottawa Citizen. January 21, 1988. p. D6. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  10. ^ "Savage sweeps opening matches". Ottawa Citizen. February 10, 1988. p. C1. Retrieved April 23, 2020.

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