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For AMS Coaches

Allegheny Mountain Swimming is your source of coaches information certified coach member of USA Swimming with in the Allegheny Mountain Swimming LSC. But more than that, Allegheny Mountain Swimming offers coaching clinics, consultant services and a vast array of resources. You are poolside every day, building your Swim Team from the ground up. Let Allegheny Mountain Swimming be your support staff as you run your club and coach your athletes. Let Allegheny Mountain Swimming help you build champions.

If there is something that you would like to see regarding this page or additional resources that you would like to be made available, please contact Mike Kristufek, AMS Coaches Rep, at mike.kristufek@amswim.org.

 

 

Changes to Coach Education Requirements
Effective January 1, 2013 

PHASE 1
FOUNDATIONS 101:
Any coach registering as a new coach after January 1, 2013 will be required to complete and pass the on line test Foundations 101 prior to be granted coaching status.  This will be set up much like Athlete Protection Training.  A coach will need to be in the membership database first to allow access to the test.  The format of this test will mimic the Athlete Protection Training where the coach will review on line videos that will be linked to chapter questions after each video and then an overall test at the end.  There will be a charge of approximately $15.00 to complete this requirement with the payment being made on line.

PHASE 2
FOUNDATIONS 201:
Phase 2 of this coaching requirement will not be available until sometime in May 2013.  This portion must also be completed for all new coaches.  The format of the test will follow the same procedure as listed above with a cost of approximately $25.00 to be paid on line.  In addition this will be a two part test with the second portion directed to the Rules and Regulations of USA Swimming.

CHANGES FOR FIRST YEAR RENEWAL COACHES AFTER JANUARY 1, 2013.
First Year Education Requirement (Foundations of Coaching) First Year Renewal Coaches Only:
If you are a first time renewal coach after January 1, 2013. You must access the existing Foundations of coaching test and complete that requirement. T his test will be available for first year renewal coaches who had an initial existing membership in 2012 until 9/1/2013.