USMS Courses and Clinics

Sunday, October 5, 2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

USMS Courses and Clinics



USMS Stroke Development Clinic - San Francisco, CA

Swimmer Clinic

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USMS Stroke Development and Improvement Clinic for Swimmers - Novato, Calif.

Host: Scott Williams
         Bill Brenner

USMS and Rolling Hills Mudsharks 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 Novato, Calif.  will be on hand, along with mentor coaches Scott WIlliams, Mel Goldstein and Bill Brenner, 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:  Scott Williams, Cokie Lepinski, Mel Goldstein & Bill Brenner

Scott WIlliams was named  the 2004 USMS National Coach of the Year and served on the USMS Coaches Committee.  He was also the 2003 Pacific Masters Coach of the year.  Scott is a three time USA Masters World's team coach, a 2 time Olympic training center intensive training coach and head coach for the Olympic club 1998 - 2008.  Scott is also a recipient of the Ransom Arthur award.

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.

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 Education 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 4 certified Masters coach, he enjoys attracting adult athletes to the sport of swimming and coaching all levels of ability.

Rolling Hills Club
351 San Andres Drive, Novato, CA  94945
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Registration: 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Swim Clinic: 9:00 am- 12:00 am

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 October 4, 2014 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 " Events" on your credit card statement.

Fee: $40.00

Rolling Hills Club
351 San Andreas Dr
Novato, CA 94945

Cancellation Policy

Clinic registrations are non-refundable and non-transferrable to another individual. However, you may transfer your registration to a clinic at an alternate date and location. Questions, please email Bill Brenner at

Current 36
Maximum 36
Waitlist Current 0

Registration closed on Saturday, October 4, 2014.