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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in Dallas, TX

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
8:30am - 4:30pm 

Location of Classroom Instruction:

SpringHill Suites Dallas/Lewisville
720 E Vista Ridge Mall Dr.
Lewisville, TX 75067


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 Chief Operating Officer and Education Director of U.S. Masters Swimming. He has over 35 years of experience coaching swimming at the age group, college and Masters levels. A USMS certified level 4 Masters coach, Bill has been involved in the evolution of the USMS Masters coach certification courses curricula and has taught hundreds of classes to thousands of Masters coaches. Bill established the USMS Adult learn-to-swim certification program and serves as an ALTS lead instructor. With the knowledge acquired from coaching 20-30 Masters swim clinics each year, Bill recently wrote the USMS Clinic Course for Coaches, teaching Masters coaches how to run a successful USMS stroke development clinic. Bill serves as an ambassador and advocate for USMS by visiting hundreds of existing clubs and workout groups, establishing new Masters programs, speaking at national aquatics conferences and maintaining relationships with strategic partners such as USA-Swimming, USA-Triathlon, Y-USA, LifeTime Fitness and the Kroc Centers. Prior to joining USMS as a staff member, Bill served USMS as a volunteer at the local and national level. He has been a swim meet director, support team staff member and coach at his local program, the Sarasota YMCA Sharks Masters. Bill enjoys sharing his passion for swimming with others by encouraging adults to swim for life.

Prerequisites
You must be a current USMS Member to participate in the course and receive USMS certification.

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.

Fees
$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
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.

Scholarships
The North Texas LMSC will reimburse registration fees for coaches who successfully complete the coach certification class.  In order to qualify, you must submit a copy of your receipt and certificate of completion to the NT LMSC treasurer for reimbursement, you will also be expected to contribute to the NT quarterly newsletter, and help out with one of the LMSC workout clinics that take place twice a year. For questions or more information, please contact: the.richard.garza@gmail.com.  If you are a member of another LMSC, please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.

Agenda
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Check-In: 8:00-8:30 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Lunch: 12:00

*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
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight Pacific time on Tuesday, September 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.

Lodging
If you are interested in securing a hotel reservation for this event, the hotel is offering a rate of $109 for Tuesday night if you book your room  by 8/25/2017.  You can book direct through this link: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dallas Lewisville.

Questions
Contact Marianne Groenings mgroenings@usmastersswimming.org

Cancellation Policy
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.



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