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Saturday, August 25, 2012 9:15 AM - 5:30 PM.

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MN LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic
Contact: Tricia Wallace

Saturday August 25, 2012
9:15am - 5:30pm

Chippewa Middle School
5000 Hodgson Rd.
North Oaks, MN 55126

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Instructors: Mel Goldstein and Bill Brenner

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.

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 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: $120 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification. $70 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 MN LMSC will provide scholarships to its members equal to 50% of the registration fee. Coaches should contact their clubs for additional scholarship availability. Coaches outside the MN LMSC should contact their LMSC for scholarship availability.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Check-In: 9:00-9:15 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:15am to 5:30pm

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on August 24, 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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