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Sunday, November 17, 2013 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

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USMS Stroke Development and Improvement Clinic for Swimmers - Portland, Oregon

USMS and the Oregon LMSC are hosting a stroke development and improvement clinic for swimmers of all abilities. All four strokes will be evaluated and corrected with the use of drills and coach instruction. Several of the top coaches in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest will be on hand, along with mentor coaches Mel Goldstein, Bill Brenner and Cokie Lepinski, to help you improve your technique and teach you drills that will enable you to continue to refine your stroke. Swimmers are not required to swim all strokes and may work on only those strokes they choose.

Mentor Coaches:
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 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.

Location:
David Douglas High School
SE Taylor Ct., Portland, OR 97233
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Schedule:
Registration: 8:30 am- 9:00 am
Swim Clinic: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm

Equipment: Please bring your suit and goggles. If you have hand paddles, a snorkel and fins, please bring them.

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on November 16, 2013 or when the clinic enrollment reaches 36.

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.

Fee: $40.00

(If you are a coach looking for online entry for the USMS/ASCA Levels 3 Masters Coach Certification-Portland on Nov 16,
click here.)

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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