U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Portland, OR
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
8:30am - 4:30pm
Location of Classroom Instruction:
Courtyard Portland Airport
11550 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
Instructors: Mike Hamm and Bill Brenner
Mike Hamm is a USMS ALTS certified lead instructor and USMS certified level 3 Masters coach. He has coached swimming for 46 years, including 21 at the Masters level. He is currently the head Masters coach at the Kroc Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He also owns the Hamm Swim School in Coeur d’Alene, where they specialize in individual instruction for all levels of swimmers. He is an Olympic Trials qualifier, USA All-American and USMS All-American, and he set several NCAA Div. II national records while in college.
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, helped organize the 2013 Pan American Masters championship and hosted the 2014, 2015 and 2016 YMCA Masters national 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.
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. Please note that levels 1 and 2 coach certification are designed to be taken together, on the same day, since we usually do not return to the same location each year. Level 1 is offered in the morning and level 2 follows in the afternoon.
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.
OMS provides scholarships for members in need. For more information about the scholarship program, please refer to this scholarship information sheet. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please send your application form to Susie Young. If you are a member of another LMSC, please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Check-In: 8:00-8:30 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 8:30am to 4:30pm
*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 Friday, May 12, 2017 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 Courtyard Portland Airport, 11550 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220.
Contact Marianne Groenings email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration closed on Saturday, May 13, 2017.