USMS Courses and Clinics

Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

USMS Courses and Clinics

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USMS Levels 1&2 Coach Certification Charlotte, NC

Details

U.S. Masters Swimming is hosting a USMS levels 1&2 Masters coach certification course on Saturday, February 22, 2020 in Charlotte, NC

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Classroom Instruction Levels 1&2
8:00am - 3:00pm 

Location of Classroom Instruction:
COURTYARD CHARLOTTE ARROWOOD
800 West Arrowood Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28217 



Instructors: Morgon Latimore and  Bill Brenner

Morgon Latimore is a lead USMS-certified Adult Learn to Swim instructor and Level 3 USMS-certified Masters coach. He has more than 15 years of coaching experience and is head coach and owner of Latitude Pure Coaching, an organization that focuses on triathlon and endurance sports. He has been training and teaching U.S. Marines about swimming for more than 10 years. In 2016, he was featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune for his work teaching adults to swim in the San Diego area. His passion for swimming is what drove him to becoming a U.S. Masters coach and ALTS instructor.

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.

Requirements

  • 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 Coach Certification Reading Assignment 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, February 22, 2020
Check-In: 7:45-8:00 am
Level 1 and 2 Training: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm 

*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, February 21, 2020 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
USMS has arranged for a special rate of $102 per night for accommodations for guests traveling from outside the area. To receive this special rate, guests can call call Marriott Reservations directly  at 1(800) 321-2211 or (704) 527-5055 on or before Tuesday, January 21, 2020, (the “Cutoff Date”) to make their sleeping room reservations. Please identify yourself as part of the US Masters Swimming group staying at the Courtyard Charlotte Arrowood, located at 800 West Arrowood Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Alternatively, you can use this link to Book your group rate for US Masters Swimming Coach Certification Room Block

Questions
Contact Marianne Groenings mgroenings@usmastersswimming.org


Address
800 West Arrowood Road
Charlotte, NC 28217

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.