McCormick, Heath

Position Skip
Bill Stopera, Martin Sather, Dean Gemmell, Matt Hames
Delivers Right-handed 
Born Aug. 7, 1976, in Lansing, Mich.
Hometown Sarnia, Ontario
Occupation Insurance broker with McCormick Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Family Married; one daughter, Astrid
Year started curling 1992
Education University of Western Ontario
  • Men's World Championship:2012 (8th)
  • U.S. National Championships: 2013 (4th), 2012 (champion), 2011 (4th)
  • U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2014
  • Continental Cup: 2013 (champion)
  • 5 Ontario Junior appearances
  • 1996 Ontario Junior Champion
  • 5 Ontario Tankard appearances
  • 2003 Ontario Tankard runner-up
  • 2004 Ontario mixed champion
  • 2009 Rochester Men's Club champion

About Heath McCormick:

 Who/What introduced you to Curling?

Who was your favorite athlete growing up?
Patrick Roy

What other sports do you play?


Do you have any pregame rituals or superstitions?
I’m a little superstitious but nothing major. I like to do the same things the same way if they have been working.

What is your career highlight to date?
I have had plenty of big losses. Still waiting for the really big win!

What is one shot you would like to try one more time?
My shot for 8 in Duluth, MN at the HOH. That was good times!

Do you have any hidden talents?  Something unique about yourself?
What you see is what you get.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Take emotion out of your decision making.

What is your favorite sport other then curling?

What is one thing you’d like to do before you die?
See my grandchildren.

What sporting event would you most like to attend?

What do you wish you were better at?

Person dead or alive you would most like to have dinner with?
Tiger Woods    

Favourite Bands/Music?   Television Shows?
Hip Hop   / Rules of Engagement

What is your favorite Movie(s)?

Who was most influential in your curling development?

What is your most embarrassing moment on the curling ice?
Everybody has fell at least once.

Where would you like to spend a week’s vacation?
Cayman Islands

What hobbies do you have?
Poker/Real Estate

What is your earliest curling memory?
Practicing after high school for hours until my father came for his night league game.

What kind of Training Regimen do you follow?
Nothing too specific. Steady practice and fitness.

Any nicknames?



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