Kevin Koe New Curling Team
Kevin Koe himself is the skip (captain) of the team. His new curling team consists of the following curlers:
- Tyler Tardi - Third
- Jacques Gauthier - Second
- Karrick Martin - Lead
Koe teamed up with B.J. Neufeld, John Morris, and Ben Hebert before the 2018-19 season. The team curled together till the 2021-22 season. Bradley Thiessen was the second during the 2022-23 season and was replaced by Gauthier.
The Canadian curler, Koe has clinched the World Curling Championships titles two times, most recently in 2016. He won silver in 2019. Koe was the skip of the Canadian national team at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Tyler Tardi has won back-to-back gold in the World Junior Curling Championships in 2018 and 2019. He also became the champion of the 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympics representing Canada.
Jacques Gauthier skips for his own team, as well as he is the second of the team Kevin Koe. He competed in and won the title of the World Junior Curling Championships in 2018 and 2020.
Gauthier and his team competed in the 2020 Canadian Junior Curling Championships and clinched an 8-6 victory over Newfoundland and Labrador's Daniel Bruce.
Karrick Martin is the lead in the team Kevin Koe on the World Curling Tour. Before stepping into curling at the age of 19, Martin played ice hockey in high school for the Beaumont Chiefs.
Martin and his team defeated the Kevin Koe rink at the 2012 Red Deer Curling Classic while he played with the University of Alberta team.
The new Kevin Koe team participated in the inaugural 2022 PointsBet Invitational and lost in the quarterfinals to Reid Carruthers and his team. In October 2022, Team Kevin competed in the 2022 National and lost in quarters to Matt Dunstone.
A few weeks later, they competed in the 2022 Tour Challenge and went 2-2 in pool play. The match went tiebreaker with John Epping, and team Koe won. They also triumphed over Joel Retornaz in the quarterfinals but lost to Dunstone again in the semifinal.
Team Koe concluded their season after playing at the 2023 Players' Championship. They went 4-1 in pool play and then got victory in all of their playoff games.