You are reserving a spot for USMS/ASCA Levels 1&2 Masters Coach Cert.- Mt. View
Saturday, September 29, 2012 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM.

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

Host: Chris Campbell
Contact: Bill Brenner

Saturday September 29, 2012
8:30am - 5:30pm

Mountain View Community Center
Room 3
201 South Rengstorff Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94041

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Instructors: Mel Goldstein, Bill Brenner and Cokie Lepinski

Mel Goldstein was the 2001 Speedo US Masters Coach of the year, Mel won the 1997 Ransom J. Arthur MD Award that goes annually to a person who best supports the objectives of Masters swimming. It is the highest honor bestowed by United States Masters Swimming. He is a past President of USMS and USMS All American with 255 Individual Top Ten Achievements.

Bill Brenner is the Club and Coach Services Director for USMS. He has 30 years coaching experience working with age group, college and Masters swimmers. He enjoys attracting adult athletes to the sport of swimming and coaching all levels of ability.

Cokie Lepinski Cokie is head coach and founder of Swymnut Masters, and previous head coach of Marin Pirates Masters. a team she co-founded. A recipient of the 2010 USMS Kerry O’Brien award and the Pacific Masters Coach of The Year award in 2011, Cokie has authored workouts and technique articles for SWIMMER magazine and their online Streamline publications. She serves as Chair of the Coaches Committee for Pacific Masters Swimming and was a National Coach representing USMS swimmers at the 2010 Fina Worlds in Sweden. She is a passionate and diehard swimmer, and has been consistently ranked top ten in the US and world in breaststroke and IM events since beginning her masters swimming in 1991.

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:The Pacific LMSC will consider scholarships for its member coaches on a case-by-case basis. Please submit your request to Chairman Peter Guadagni
Coaches outside of the Pacific LMSC should consult their LMSC for scholarship opportunities.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday September 29, 2012
Check-In: 8:00-8:30 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 8:30am to 5:30pm
The event hosts will take orders in the morning for participants who would like to purchase a lunch.

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on September 28, 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
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

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