You are reserving a spot for USMS Levels 1&2 Coach Certification Austin, TX
Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Austin, TX

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
8:00am - 3:00pm 

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin 
3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78741 


Instructors: Dave Burgess and  Chad Durieux

Dave Burgess is highly involved in U.S. Masters, high school, and age group swimming. He is the head coach of the Podium Swim Club, a U.S. Masters Swimming group based in Colorado Springs. Dave caters to swimmers who are looking to improve performance, as well as those that are relatively new to swimming. He is also the head coach of the Discovery Canyon High School swim team, as well as an assistant coach with Colorado Springs Aquatics. He is a USMS Adult Learn To Swim certified lead instructor, a USMS Level 3 Masters coach, a USA Swimming/ASCA Level 3 coach, as well as a USA Triathlon level 2 certified coach . Dave also holds a certificate in sports and performance nutrition.

Chad Durieux is the head Masters coach of Rose Bowl Aquatics in Pasadena, CA., a title he has held for 7 years. Chad has over 10 years experience coaching Masters, and 10 years with age group teams in Canada and at the RBAC. He is the 2011 USMS Coach of the year and the 2010 SPMS Coach of the year. Chad is a USMS level 4 certified Masters coach and CSCTA (Canadian Swim Coaches and Teachers Association) Level 3 tech/theory certified.

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
Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.

Agenda
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Check-In: 7:45-8:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Lunch: 10:30 - 11:00am

*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 Friday, Jauary 26, 2018 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
The Wyndham Garden Inn is offering USMS members an $89.00 rate based on availability at time of booking. Call 1-800-WYNDHAM or 1-800-996-3426: Give the associate your desired dates of stay at our property and ask for the “US Masters Swimming Meeting room block.” Then guarantee your reservation with a credit card.  Or Book Online: Go to www.wyndhamaustin.com. Select “Reservations” and enter your desired dates of stay. Then, click “Special Rates & Codes” and enter 01246702US in the Group Code field. Make your rooming selection and book! 

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.



Registration is not available at this time.