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USMS Clinic Course for Coaches - Portland, ME

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Maine 363 Maine Mall Road South Portland, ME, 04106 United States (map)

The USMS Stroke Development Clinic Course, offered by USMS Education Services, instructs the Masters coach how to conceptualize, organize and deliver a stroke development clinic (SDC).  The course consists of both a classroom and on-deck component.  The registration for the clinic course is limited to 12 coaches per class. More information about the USMS Stroke Development Clinic Course, including the course outline, can be found on the USMS website.

Instructors: Mel Goldstein andBill Brenner

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 throughout the U.S.

$50.00 per coach. USMS designated Masters coaches receive a $10.00 discount during the online registration process.

Online Registration
Online registration only. Registration closes at midnight Pacific time on Friday, June 2, 2017 or when the course enrollment reaches 12.