MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS !
Steve – Owner & Instructor
Manna – Site Manager & Instructor
Patti – Site Manager & Instructor
Tom – Site Manager & Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach; USMCA Certified Coach, Sport Bike
Tom currently street rides a Honda CBR1000RR (“Fireblade”) and a Ducati ST3, and coaches track on a Ducati 748r. He loves all aspects of motorcycle training, whether you are a newbie nervous to get your feet up, a seasoned rider looking to improve street riding, or a track rider looking to drop lap times. Tom is a lifelong learner of all coaching, especially in motorcycles. He has a podcast called “The MotoCoach”. He would love for you to reach out to him to say hi, or recommend topics for the podcast.
Adam – Instructor
Antonio – Instructor
Billy – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Billy has been teaching since 2000. He enjoys working with new students and helping them learn to ride.
Chuck – Instructor
Dean – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Dean first learned to ride on the dirt mountain roads of Colorado. He currently rides a Harley Davidson Electra Glide. Dean has been riding for most of his adult life, and has taught hundreds of new riders, as well as helped fine-tune the skill of experienced riders. He is serious about safety and is dedicated to helping students avoid the pitfalls common to new riders.
Jerry G- Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Jerry has been riding since he was a teenager, and has the skill to flick an 800-pound Gold Wing around like it was a bicycle! He enjoys making the learning experience fun for his students. He has taught hundreds of new riders, with patience and enthusiasm.
Jerry FJ- Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Jerry has been riding for 50 years. She has ridden in New Zealand, South Africa, Morocco, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Austria, Greece and Croatia plus New York to Seattle and back. Jerry became a rider coach 20 years ago to give back to the riding community, to help them learn the basics the correct way and help them realize a dream.
Kathy – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach & Private lesson Instructor, Kathy has been riding for 10 years. She rides a ducati monster, a custom 1200 Harley Davidson 48 sportster , and her newest addition is the hd lowrider S!
Layla – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Layla has been a motorcycle riding instructor for 22+ years and has taught at various MSF locations in New York, New Jersey, and Nevada. Before becoming an instructor, she was an editor and journalist for various publications, including motorcycle magazines, which led to her drag-racing Harley-Davidson Sportsters. Having over 30+ years of riding experience and involvement in the motorcycling community has given Layla a variety of techniques to personalize her teaching methods to fit each student’s individual needs. Layla enjoys sharing her love of motorcycles and learning, as well as her commitment to safety and reducing risk, with her students. She currently rides a 1993 HD Sportster and a 2020 HD Low Rider.
Matt – Instructor
Matt – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Matt has been riding for about 15 years and began his journey by taking the BRC. He is an expert level track rider and coach, enjoys mini-bike racing, is an avid MotoGP fan, and is also a Police Motorcycle Instructor. His goal is to help new riders find the same passion he has for motorcycling, and to remind us all that no matter how long we’ve been riding, there’s always something new to learn.
Mike – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Mike
Peter – Instructor
Raphael – Instructor
Rob B – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Rob Bellassai is an accomplished motorcycle rider with more than 45 years of continuous riding experience on multiple brand motorcycles and began MSF teaching in 2005. Rob is NYS MSF certified to teach IME, BRC, BRC2 and ARC riding courses.
His motorcycling career includes more than teaching and has held other positions in the motorcycle industry. They include Factory Demo Rider for Honda and Suzuki, Education Chapter Director for the
Goldwing Road Rider’s Association (GWRRA) and featured speaker since 2008 at the annual Americade Rally held in Lake George NY.
Rob C – Instructor
MSF Certified RiderCoach Rob has been an instructor/rider coach for over 20 years! He enjoys using the skills and knowledge he’s learned during that time to help our students learn all aspects of the courses he teaches. Riding back roads in the tri-state area, with trips as far north as Nova Scotia and south to North Carolina are some of his favorite motorcycle adventures.