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Saturday, May 31, 2014 9:00 AM
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KATS Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Levels 1&2 Certification Course on Saturday, May 31, 2014
Host: Emily von Jentzen firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Bill Brenner email@example.com
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm
Location of Classroom Instruction:
195 Hutton Ranch Road, Kalispell, MT 59901
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Continue to bottom of this page to register for the Coach Certification.
Instructors: Mel Goldstein Mike Hamm and Bill Brenner
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.
Mike Hamm is a USMS Level 3 certified Masters coach. He has coached swimming for the past 43 years including the past 19 years with Masters Swimming. He is currently the Head Masters Coach at the KROC Center in Coeur d’Alene Idaho and he owns the Hamm Swim School in Coeur d’Alene Idaho, where they specialize in individual instruction for all levels of swimmers. His swimming career included several Div. II National Records, Olympic Trials Qualifier, USA All American and USMS All American. Mike has a keen eye for stroke adjustment and has the ability to make quick adjustments to all levels of competitive swimmers.
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.
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.
Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.
Saturday May 31, 2014
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
** USMS will be providing sandwiches for lunch and there will be a vegetarian option available.
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on May 30, 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.
Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ClubCoachServices@usms.org.