Happy Holidays to all you great coaches out there. I wanted to update you on some additional clinics that we have scheduled in early 2013. You know about the Napa clinic and the Novato clinic from our previous bulletin. For those of you who just joined us and did not get that bulletin here is the info on those.
Upcoming Coaches Clinic - January 3-6
Each year, Pacific Swimming and ASCA work together to produce a Coaches Clinic in Napa every January. This year's clinic will be held January 3-6, 2012. Pac Masters has budgeted for 10 scholarship up to $100 each for qualified Pac Masters coaches to attend this clinic. Basic registration is currently $99 for Sunday only; $115 for both Saturday & Sunday. Please note that registration prices rise after January 1st. Contact Cokie Lepinski at firstname.lastname@example.org
for information on the scholarship program. Specific information about the clinic, including registration, can be found on the Norcal Swim Shop website: Pacific Swim Coaches Clinic
Fly-Breast Clinic - Sunday, February 10th
Pac Masters is launching the first in a series of stroke clinics we plan to hold in 2013. This particular clinic will be led by Coach Scott Williams and Coach Cokie Lepinski and will cover the short-axis strokes of butterfly and breaststroke. Click the clinic title to see the flyer for this event.
The clinic will take place in Novato (Marin County) at the Indian Valley Campus of College of Marin - 1800 Ignacio Valley Rd, Novato. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Coaches will have two hours in the classroom and then head to the pool deck where they will work with swimmers to identify and correct stroke deficiencies. Swimmers report in from 12:30-2:30 p.m.
The clinic is free to Pac Masters coaches, with a $25 charge for swimmers. All coaches and swimmers must be USMS registered. For further information and to register, contact Cokie at email@example.com or 415-827-5672.
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X-Factor Clinic for the Ladies - Friday, January 11th
We have a special clinic for our female coaches! Coach Hermine Terhorst, Santa Rosa Masters, is hosting a free clinic for female Pac Masters Coaches on Friday night, January 11th, the night before the Santa Rosa Masters team hosts the Flower Power meet. (Flower Power Meet info here.) Clinic starts at 6pm at the Quinn Aquatics Center in Santa Rosa. There will be a follow up Pilates demo / session and dinner at Hermine's house. This all centers around her X-Factor drill. You gotta see it to believe it! Click the clinic title to see the flyer for this event.
Like the clinic on Feb 10th in Novato, this continues the series of Pac Masters stroke clinics for 2013. This clinic will be led by Coach Brian Stack and Coach Cokie Lepinski and will cover the short-axis strokes of butterfly and breaststroke.
The clinic will take place in Albany (Contra Costa County) at the Albany Aquatic Center - 1311 Portland Ave, Albany (near Albany High School). Hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Coaches will have two hours in the classroom and then head to the pool deck where they will work with swimmers to identify and correct stroke deficiencies. Swimmers report in from 10:30-12:30 p.m.
The clinic is free to Pac Masters coaches, with a $25 charge for swimmers. All coaches and swimmers must be USMS registered. Coaches for further information and to register, contact Cokie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-827-5672. Swimmers should contact Coach Carol Nip, email@example.com for information and registration. Click the clinic title to see the flyer for this event.
Want to Host A Pac Masters Coaches Clinic?
If you are desirous of hosting a 4-hour stroke clinic in your area, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also have one tentatively scheduled for Mountain View on May 4th and we'll keep you posted on that.
I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for all your hard work on and off the deck. Catch you in 2013!
Pacific Masters Swimming