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Levels 1&2
Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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Ohio LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Levels 1&2 Certification Course on Saturday, October 25, 2014

Host:  Barb Riazzi
           Carl Bromer
Contact: Bill Brenner

Saturday, October 25, 2014 
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Dayton Raiders Aquatic Center
560 Grange Hall Rd.
Beavercreek, OH 45430
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Continue to bottom of this page to register for the Coach Certification.

Instructors: Mel Goldstein and Michael Smith
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.

Michael Smith has been coaching triathletes for the past 15 years. He is a four time Hawaii Ironman finisher (1989, 1990, 2007, 2014), a 70.3 World Triathlon age group champion (45 -49)(2007, 2009), a 1994 National Duathlon age group champion, and a 2014 National Triathlete age group champion.

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:

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:  The Ohio LMSC will offer a $30 scholarship to OH LMSC members who complete the Levels 1&2 certification class.  The Scholarship for taking ONLY Level 1 OR level 2 will be $15.00 per level.  The reimbursement or credit will be made by the Ohio LMSC post event. 

Tentative Agenda:
Saturday, October 25, 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 the Ohio LMSC

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on October 24, 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 " Events" on your credit card statement.

Courtyard Dayton South/Mall
100 Prestige Pl., Dayton, OH 45342

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Questions: Contact Bill Brenner at

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 Marianne Groenings at

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