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USMS Stroke Development Clinic

  • Westbrook Community Center 426 Bridge Street Westbrook, ME (map)

U.S. Masters Swimming are hosting a USMS stroke development and improvement clinic for swimmers of all abilities. All four strokes will be included using drills and coach instruction.   Mel Goldstein and Bill Brenner will be on hand to help you improve your technique and teach you drills that will enable you to continue to refine your stroke. Swimmers are not required to swim all strokes and may work on only those strokes they choose.

Mentor Coaches

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.

Bill Brenner is the Education Director for USMS. He has 30+ years coaching experience working with age group, college and Masters swimmers. Bill has served as a support team member for his local Masters club, team representative to the LMSC, an LMSC officer as the Top Ten Recorder, a multi-year delegate to the USAS convention and a member of national committees. He has served as the meet director for multiple events, helped organize the 2013 Pan American Masters championship and hosted the 2014, 2015 and 2016 YMCA Masters national championship in Sarasota, Fla. A USMS Level 4 certified Masters coach, he enjoys attracting adult athletes to the sport of swimming and coaching all levels of ability. On average, Bill presents 25 USMS stroke development clinics per year throught the U.S.

Equipment: Please bring your suit, goggles, fins, paddles and a towel. Fins are important because without them many of the drills may be difficult.  Fins help create buoyancy and mild propulsion.

Online Registration:
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight pacific time on Saturday, June 3, 2017or when the clinic enrollment reaches 36.

Fee: $40.00