USMS Courses and Clinics

Saturday, June 2, 2012 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

USMS Courses and Clinics



USMS / ASCA Masters Coach Certification - IN

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The Indiana LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic
Contact: Jim Barber at

Saturday June 2, 2012
8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: The Vectron Energy Delivery Office
16000 Allisonville Road
Noblesville, Indiana 46060
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Instructors: Kris Houchens and Doug Green

Kris Houchens is an ASCA Level 5 Coach and has been actively coaching Masters for 15 Years. She is currently Head Coach at Indy Aquatic Masters and was named 2007 USMS Coach of the Year. Kris holds a Masters degree in Biomechanics from Ball State University.

Doug Green is an ASCA Level 2 Coach and has been coaching Masters swimming since 2005. He is the Head Coach and founder of the South Coast Masters swim team in Thousand Oaks, CA where he leads a team of 9 assistant coaches and over 160 swimmers. Doug has extensive experience coaching triathletes.

Prerequisites: You must be a 2012 USMS Member to participate in the course. You must be a member of ASCA to receive certification. ASCA and USMS Membership information is provided on the application for this clinic. ASCA Membership fee is $70 for one year. More information about ASCA may be found here:

Upon successful completion of the course: Each person will receive a "Certificate of Participation".

Upon successful completion of the certification process, including all required memberships, applications and completed tests: Each person will be awarded a USMS/ASCA Level 1 or Level 2 Coaches Certification certificate and a USMS Certified Coach pin.

$120 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification.
$70 for Level 1 or Level 2 only.

Maximum: Maximum attendance is 30.

Who should attend? Current full-time, part-time or volunteer coaches. Anyone interested in supporting their existing team and coach. Anyone interested in starting a Masters Program.

Scholarships: Tuition available to all Indiana LMSC (GRIN) Masters registered swimmers and coaches. Contact Jim Barber at for additional details. Non Indiana LMSC Masters swimmers and coaches should contact their LMSC or club for scholarship availability.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Open Swim: 6:00-7:30 am Forest Park Aquatic Center
Course Check-In: 7:45-8:00 am
Breakfast: 7:30-8:00 am (provided by Indiana LMSC)
Level 1 Training: 8:00-11:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am-12:30 pm (provided by Indiana LMSC)
Level 2 Training: 12:30-5:00 pm

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on May 31, 2012 or when the course enrollment reaches 25.

Online registration is Paid by Credit Card:
Your online registration for this course will be paid by credit card and processed by Club Assistant. Please look for " Events" on your credit card statement.

Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at or 941-556-6278.

Vectron Energy Delivery Office Noblesville, IN
16000 Allisonville Road
Noblesville, IN

Cancellation Policy

Coach certification registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable to another individual. However, If you can provide the USMS national office with a minimum of 72 hours notice before the start of the scheduled course, you may transfer your registration to a course at an alternate date and location. Written email notification must be sent to

Registration closed on Thursday, May 31, 2012.