Coach Certification Levels 1&2
U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Columbus, OH.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
9:00am - 5:00pm
Location of Classroom Instruction:
Hilton Garden Inn University
3232 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
Instructors: Dominic Latella and Mel Goldstein
Dominic Latella has a decade of experience training Masters swimmers around the world. He is a USMS Adult Learn to Swim certified lead instructor and an instructor for the U.S. Masters Swimming Masters coach certification classes. He has been appointed twice -- the max amount -- as a coach for USMS High Performance Camp. He also works with wounded servicemen and women, providing swimming rehabilitation and adaptive swimming instruction at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is an adjunct professor of Health and Fitness at American University and is the owner of SwimBox, a swimming-lesson company that utilizes the technology of an Endless Pool to give swimmers of all levels an advantage in learning proper swimming technique.
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.
You must be a current USMS Member to participate in the course and receive USMS certification.
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.
$180 for Levels 1 and 2 Certification. $100 for Level 1 or Level 2 only.
Maximum attendance is 40.
Who should attend?
Current full-time, part-time, volunteer coaches or anyone interested in becoming a Masters coach. Anyone interested in starting or supporting a Masters program.
Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Check-In: 8:30-9:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Lunch: 12:30-1:00pm *
*Lunch will be provided by USMS - Please note that most of the lunches are sandwich based and do not always include a vegetarian option or recognize dietary restrictions and food allergies. If you have food restrictions, please feel free to bring along something that will accommodate your needs.
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight Pacific time on Saturday, May 21, 2016 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.
If you are interested in securing a hotel reservation for this event please contact the Hilton Garden Inn or search here for nearby Marriott Locations
Contact Marianne Groenings 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.
Registration closed on Sunday, May 22, 2016.