Bill Brenner is the Senior Director, Club and Coach Development at U.S. Masters Swimming. He has over 40 years of experience coaching swimming at the age-group, college, and Masters levels. A USMS Level 4 coach, Bill has been involved in the evolution of our Masters coach certification courses curricula and has taught hundreds of classes to thousands of Masters coaches. Bill established our Adult Learn-to-Swim certification program and serves as an ALTS lead instructor. With the knowledge acquired from coaching 20 to 30 Masters swim clinics each year, Bill recently wrote our Clinic Course for Coaches, teaching Masters coaches how to run a successful 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, the Y, 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 Sharks Masters. Bill enjoys sharing his passion for swimming with others by encouraging adults to swim for life.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina, with a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry, Bill and his wife of 30 years, Pam, also a UNC alum, have four grown children and 10 grandchildren. They’re active at their alma mater and have endowed a swimming scholarship to the varsity program.