USMS Courses and Clinics
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Levels 1&2
Certification Clinic
(USAS convention registration not required for clinic participation)
Host: Bill Brenner
Contact: Bill Brenner bill.brenner@usms.org

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm


Location of Classroom Instruction:
Classroom: TBA
Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, California, 92840
1.4 miles from Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California
Tel: 714 750 1234

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

Instructors: Bill Brenner and Cokie Lepinski

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 most recently helped 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.


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.

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

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: Coaches should consult with their LMSCs for scholarship information.

Tentative Agenda:
Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Check-In: 8:00-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on September 10th, 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.

Meals
Participants will be given a $10 breakfast voucher and a $15 lunch voucher redeemable at any restaurant within the hotel. The vouchers will be distributed at check-in for the event.

Lodging
Anaheim Marriott Suites
12015 Harbor Boulevard, Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone: 714-750-1000

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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