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Saturday, May 4, 2013 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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The New England LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 1 and 2 Certification Clinic.

Host: Bill Meier
Contact: Bill Brenner

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 4 Room 4-149
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Link to Map
$5 parking on weekends in garage on Vassar St. by Zesiger
pool, free street parking on Sunday.

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

Instructors: Mel Goldstein, Bill Brenner, and Jillian Wilkin

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. A USMS Level 3 certified Masters coach, he enjoys attracting adult athletes to the sport of swimming and coaching all levels of ability.

Jillian WilkinJillian is very active in the Masters and High School swimming community. She is the head coach of the Lane 4 Swim School and the Bishop Moore Catholic High School swim team in Orlando, Fla. She serves as chair of the Florida H.S Athletic Association, Vice-Chair of the Florida LMSC and is a member of the USMS Coaches and Championship committees. Jillian is a U.S. Olympics trials qualifier and continues her successful competitive swimming career in local and national Masters events. Jillian is an ASCA level 2 Masters coach and a level 3 U.S. Swim School Association instructor.

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 2 Coaches Certification certificate.

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: All Level I, II and III coaches will receive $10 towards lunch costs. For more information please contact Bill Meier Coaches outside the NE LMSC should consult their LMSC for scholarship opportunities.

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm
Food is available in student center, building W20
Breaks as Needed

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on May 3rd, 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.

Residence Inn Boston Cambridge
6 Cambridge Center ยท Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 USA
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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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