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Saturday, January 18, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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The Pacific LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Levels 1&2 Certification Clinic on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Host: Cokie Lepinski swimnut@me.com
Contact: Bill Brenner bill.brenner@usms.org

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm


Location of Classroom Instruction:
San Mateo Athletic Club on the Campus of the College of San Mateo, in the Health & Wellness Building 5.
1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 574-6161
Free parking in the Beethoven lot. Do not park in the Olympian lot next to the pool.Check in at the front desk of the San Mateo Athletic Club.
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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 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 and receive USMS certification. You must be a member of ASCA to receive optional ASCA certification. USMS and ASCA 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 classroom coursework, including all required applications and successfully completed tests, each person will be awarded USMS Level 1 or 2 Certified Masters Coach certification. Coaches desiring optional ASCA Masters coach certification must complete the classroom coursework and submit all required membership, applications and completed tests directly to ASCA.

Fees: $180 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification. $100 for Level 1 or Level 2 only. Recognized coaches receive a $10 discount on certifications, i.e. $160 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification. $90 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:
Available for Pacific Masters registered coaches. Contact coaches@pacificmasters.org for information

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday January 18, 2014
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm
Lunch will be provided by Pacific Masters!

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on January 17, 2014 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.

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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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