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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS Level 3 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Classroom Instruction Level 3
8:30am - 3:00pm
Location of Classroom Instruction
Embassy Suites Springfield
8100 Loisdale Road
Springfield, VA 22150
Instructors: Mel Goldstein and Dave Burgess
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.
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, which caters to swimmers and triathletes 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 men's swim team, as well as an assistant coach with Colorado Springs Aquatics swim club. He is a USMS Adult Learn To Swim certified lead instructor, a USMS Level 3 Masters coach, a USA Swimming / ASCA level 3 coach, and is a USA Triathlon level 2 certified coach . Dave also holds a certificate in sports and performance nutrition.
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.
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.
$225 for Level 3 Course.
Maximum attendance is 25.
Who should attend?
Current full-time, part-time or volunteer coaches who would like to explore the possibilities of coaching Masters swimmers as a profession. Anyone interested in supporting their existing team and coach.
The Potomac Valley LMSC is pleased to offer education scholarship assistance to PV-LMSC members who successfully complete the level 1-2 or level 3 coach certification and/or ALTS certification courses. For more information please contact PVcoaches@usms.org. For scholarship availability from other LMSC's, Please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Check-In: 8:00- 8:30 am
Level 3 Training: 8:30am to 3:00pm
*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 Friday, February 23, 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.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Springfield is offering USMS members discounted rate at time of booking. Guests can call the hotel at 1 (800) EMBASSY (362-2779) and refer to the group code: USMS. Or go online: embassysuites.com – click book a room – choose your dates – select a room type – enter guest information. Please note that this is a courtesy block and the cutoff date for reservations is 1/25/2018.
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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.