You are reserving a spot for USMS Level 3 Coach Certification Austin, TX
Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM.

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS Level 3 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Austin, Texas.

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Classroom Instruction Level 3
8:30am - 3:00pm


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

512-448-2444

Instructors: Mike Hamm and Mel Goldstein

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. 

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.

Prerequisites
You must have completed Levels 1&2 of the USMS Masters coach certification program and be a current USMS Member to participate in the course.

Certification Process
Upon successful completion of the certification process, including all required memberships, applications and completed tests: Each person will be awarded a USMS level 3 Certified Masters Coach certificate.

Fees
$225 for Level 3 Course. USMS desinated coaches will receive a $10 discount.

Maximum
Maximum attendance is 25.

Who should attend?
Current full-time, part-time or volunteer level 2 USMS Masters coaches who would like to explore the possibilities of coaching Masters swimmers as a profession. Anyone interested in supporting their existing team and coach.

Scholarships
Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.

Agenda
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Check-In: 8:00- 8:30 am
Level 3 Training: 8:30am to 3:00pm
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 Friday, January 26, 2018 or when the course enrollment reaches 25.

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.