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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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USMS is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic

Contact: Bill Brenner

Wednesday September 12, 2012
9:00am - 5:00pm

Greensboro Marriott Downtown
304 North Greene St.
Greensboro, NC 27401

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Instructors: Susan Ingraham, Patty Waldron and Lisa Wolf

Susan Ingraham is the Head Swim Coach of Masters of South Texas. She has been coaching age group, high school and Masters swimming for over 30 years. She was awarded the 2008 USMS Coach of the Year. Susan holds Level 2 certification in both ASCA and USMS. She serves as a Club and Coach Services Coordinator for USMS. Susan is a co-author of the current USMS Masters coach certification curriculum.

Patty Waldron has been coaching for 29 years in Charlotte, North CaroIna. She recently retired from SwimMAC Carolina, previously known as the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club. During her career at SwimMAC she served as Assistant Coach and lead Coach at all levels of the program. She has also served as Swim School Director, Head Age Group Coach, Regional Site Leader, Varsity Swim Coach for Charlotte Latin School and Head Swim MaC Masters Coach. Patty is an ASCA certified level 2 Masters Coach, level 3 Age Group Coach and Level 4 Senior Coach.

Lisa Wolf is a Masters coach with the Montgomery Ancient Mariners (ANCM) and the District of Columbia of Aquatics Club (DCAC) in the Washington, DC area. In addition to USMS coaching, she is a USA-S Coach age group coach with the Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC), and several local swim programs. She is also certified as USA-Triathlon Coach to better serve our growing triathletes community. Lisa has published articles in the USMS online Streamline e-newsletter, USAT Multisport Zone newsletter and local USMS team newsletters. She is an avid recruiter to USMS with the belief that “everyone is a swimmer, some of us just haven’t started yet”.

Prerequisites: You must be a current 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 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.

Fees: $170 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification. $95 for Level 1 or Level 2 only.

Maximum: Maximum attendance is 40.

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: Please consult your LMSC for scholarship availability.

Tentative Agenda:
Wednesday September 12, 2012
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on September 11, 2012 or when the course enrollment reaches 40.

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.

Cancellation Policy
Levels 1,2 & 3 certification course registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable to another individual. However, you may transfer your registration to a course at an alternate date and location. Level 4 application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. However, you may transfer your application fee to a future application submission time period. Questions, please email Marianne Groenings at

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