Team

The Team

LEAD

The first player on a team to deliver a pair of stones for his/her team in each end.

SECOND

The curler who delivers the second pair of stones for hi/her team in each end.

THIRD, VICE-SKIP OR MATE

The third player on a team to throw two stones in each end.

Generally this player acts as the skip when the skip is delivering his/her stones and assists with shot selection decisions.

SKIP/FOURTH

The player who determines the strategy, and directs play for the team.

The skip generally delivers the last pair of stones for his/her team in each end.