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Saturday, August 25, 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, August 25, 2018 in Chicago, IL. 

Saturday, August 25, 2018
Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
8:00am - 3:00pm 

Location of Classroom Instruction:
Chicago Marriott SW at Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527


Instructors: Dave Burgess and Mel Goldstein 

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.

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 be a current USMS Member to participate in the course and receive USMS certification.
  • You must review and study the USMS coach certification level 1 prerequisite information on the USMS website prior to arriving to the level 1 & 2 coach certification class.  This information will not be presented in class but questions pertaining to it WILL be on the level 1 coach certification test that you will take during the class.
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
$190 for levels 1 and 2 certification. 

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, August 25, 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, August 24, 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 Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge is offering USMS members a rate of $125.00 per night. This rate is available 8/24/2018 – 8/25/2018 but it must be booked by 8/3/2018. For more information, please follow this link to the Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge.

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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