USMS Courses and Clinics
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Sunday, February 10, 2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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The Mission Viejo Nadadores in association with the Southern Pacific LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic

Host: Coach Mark Moore m.w.moore@cox.net
Contact: Bill Brenner bill.brenner@usms.org

Sunday February 10th, 2013
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm


Location of Classroom Instruction:
Mission Viejo YMCA
27341 Trabuco Cir
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-1939
Next to Marguerite Aquatic Center
Link to Map

Continue to bottom of this page to register for the Coach Certification.

Instructors: Mel Goldstein, Bill Brenner and Doug Green

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 a USMS All American with 255 Individual Top Ten Achievements. Mel was inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame in 2012.

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.

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 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:
www.swimmingcoach.org

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 SPMS committee is generously providing up to 15 $50 scholarships. The first 15 coaches to request a $50 scholarship will receive a check for $50 mailed to them upon successful completion of course. To request the $50 scholarship, send an email to course host Mark Moore at m.w.moore@cox.net. Include your name and the mailing address for the check. Coaches outside of the Southern Pacific LMSC should consult their LMSC for scholarship opportunities.

Tentative Agenda:
Sunday February 10th, 2013
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm
Breaks as Needed

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on February 9th, 2013 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 "ClubAssistant.com Events" on your credit card statement.

Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at bill.brenner@usms.org.

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 Bill Brenner at bill.brenner@usms.org.