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Saturday, March 9, 2013 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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The Asphalt Green Masters in association with the Metropolitan LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic.

Host: Jim Martorano
Contact: Bill Brenner

Saturday March 9th, 2013
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Asphalt Green
1750 York Ave.
New York, NY 10128

Discount parking at The Andover Garage, 1675 York Avenue (between 88th & 89th Streets) and The Hamilton Garage, 1735 York Avenue (between 89th & 90th Streets). Have your parking stub validated/stamped at Asphalt Green facility front desk to obtain discount.

Link to map and tips on how to get there by car, bus, and subway.

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

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

Scott Bay is an ASCA Level V Coach and has been actively coaching for 20 Years. He is currently the Chair of the Florida Athletic Coaches Association, Chair of the FHSAA Swimming and Diving Advisory Committee, Chairman of the Florida LMSC, and Chairman of the USMS Coaches Committee.

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. Bill has served as a support team member for his local Masters club, team representative to the LMSC, an LMSC officer as the Top Ten Recorder, a multi-year delegate to the USAS convention and a member of national committees. He has served as the meet director for multiple events and is currently helping to organize the Pan American Masters championship in Sarasota, Fla. He enjoys attracting adult athletes to the sport of swimming and coaching all levels of ability.

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:

Certification Process: 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 Metropolitan LMSC will reimburse its members $50 for Level 1 & 2 after completion of the course. Coaches outside of the Metropolitan LMSC should consult their LMSC for scholarship opportunities.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday March 9th, 2013
Check-In: 7:45-8:00 am
Level 1 Training: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00-12:30pm (Lunch will be provided by the Metropolitan LMSC)
Level 2 Training: 12:30 pm-4:00 pm
Breaks as Needed

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on March 8th, 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 " Events" on your credit card statement.

Convenient lodging at Courtyard Marriott/Upper East Side (212-410-6777), 410 East 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128.
More info at
Marriott Website

Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at

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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