USMS Courses and Clinics
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Saturday, June 1, 2013 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM.

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The Potomac Valley LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 3
Certification Clinic

Host: Drew Killian askillian@yahoo.com
Contact: Bill Brenner bill.brenner@usms.org

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Mt. Vernon Government Center
2511 Parkers Lane
Alexandria, VA
703-780-7518
Link to Map

Continue to bottom of this page to register.

Instructors: Cokie Lepinski and Bill Brenner

Cokie Lepinski is 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 diehard 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.

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.

Prerequisites: You must be a Masters Certified Level 2 coach and 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 3 Coaches Certification certificate.

Fees: $225 for Level 3 Course.

Maximum: Maximum attendance is 25.

Who should attend? Current full-time, part-time or volunteer coaches who would like to explore the possibilities of coaching Masters swimmers as a profession. Anyone interested in supporting their existing team and coach. Anyone interested in starting a Masters Program.

Scholarships: Potomac Valley LMSC will pay for 1/2 of the registration fee to Potomac Valley coaches. Please direct questions to Drew Killian askillian@yahoo.com. Coaches outside the Potomac Valley LMSC should consult with their LMSCs for scholarship information.

Tentative Agenda:
Friday, May 31, 2013

Happy hour/dinner for coaches/trainers, beginning at 5:30 PM in Old Town Alexandria at:
The Overwood
220 North Lee Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 3 Training: 9:00am to 3:30pm
Lunch 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on May 31st, 2013 or when the course enrollment reaches 25.

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
Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street
1456 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 USA
Link to Hotel Website

Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at bill.brenner@usms.org or 941-556-6278.

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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