USMS Courses and Clinics
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Saturday, April 20, 2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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

Host:
Renee Dodson Renee.Dodson@cityofthornton.net
Jared Foster fostja@gmail.com

Contact: Bill Brenner bill.brenner@usms.org

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center
11151 Colorado Boulevard, Thornton, CO
(303) 255-7800
cityofthornton.net
Link to Map

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

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

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.

Cokie Lepinskiis 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 die-hard 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:
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: COMSA will be giving scholarships to current COMSA members for half of the tuition for Levels 1&2. Please contact Jared Foster fostja@gmail.com. Coaches outside of COMSA should consult their LMSC for scholarship opportunities.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday April 20th, 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 April 19, 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.

Lodging:
Fairfield Inn & Suites
12080 Melody Dr, Westminster, CO 80234
Link to Hotel Website

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.



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