(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) – 2007
world bronze medalist Bill Todhunter (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) has been
named USA Curling’s Coach of the Year for 2013. Minnesota’s Linda
Christensen (Duluth, Minn.) is the recipient of the 2013 USA Curling
Developmental Coach of the Year Award.
Both Todhunter and
Christensen are first-time recipients of the coaching awards. Todhunter
coaches the reigning U.S. national champion Erika Brown rink, which won
several events on the World Curling Tour this season and placed fourth
at the 2013 Women’s World Championship in March.