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Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:30 AM
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U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS Level 3 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Boston, MA.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Classroom Instruction Level 3
8:30am - 3:00pm
Location of Classroom Instruction
Courtyard Boston Marlborough
75 Felton Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Instructors: Bill Brenner and Mike Hamm
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.
Mike Hamm is a USMS ALTS certified lead instructor and USMS certified level 4 Masters coach. He has coached swimming for 47 years, including 22 at the Masters level. A recipient of the Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award, 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.
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 New England LMSC is offering a $100 educational scholarship to NE coaches. New England LMSC members can use code CCL32NELMSC during checkout to receive your scholarship discount. If you are a member of another LMSC, please contact your LMSC for scholarship availability.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
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, April 5, 2019 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 Courtyard Boston Marlborough is offering USMS members a special group rate of $89.00 per night. You must make your reservation by January 18, 2019 to secure this rate. Please use this link to book your group rate for U.S. Masters Swimming.
Contact Marianne Groenings email@example.com.
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.