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Level 3
Sunday, June 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

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Colorado LMSC is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Level 3 Certification Course on Sunday, June 8, 2014.

Host: Jared Foster
Contact: Bill Brenner

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Classroom Instruction Level 3
9:00am - 3:00pm

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center
5310 E 136th Ave,
Thornton, CO 80241
(720) 972-2560
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Instructors: Mel Goldstein 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.

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 have completed Levels 1&2 of the USMS Masters coach certification program and be a current USMS Member to participate in the course.  Please note that you cannot take the level 3 certification on the same weekend that you are taking levels 1&2.

Upon successful completion of the certification process, including all required memberships, applications and completed tests: Each person will be awarded a USMS Level 3 Masters Coaches certification. 

You must be a certified Masters Level 2 coach and a member of ASCA to receive optional ASCA Masters Level 3 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:

Fees: $225 for Level 3 Course. Recognized coaches receive a $10 discount on certifications, i.e. $215 for Level 3.

Maximum: Maximum attendance is 25.

Who should attend? Current full-time, part-time or volunteer coaches who would like to explore the possibilities of coaching Masters swimmers as a profession. Anyone interested in supporting their existing team and coach. Anyone interested in starting a Masters Program.

Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.

Tentative Agenda:
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 3 Training: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm *
* Lunch will be provided by the Colorado LMSC

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on Saturday, June 7, 2014 or when the course enrollment reaches 25.

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.

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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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