Attend the Harley-Davidson® Riding Academy Coach Training to get certified as a Riding Academy Coach
Requirements to become a coach
WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?
You must be a licensed motorcyclist
You are at least 18 years old
You currently ride on a frequent, routine basis
You should have a minimum of 2 years of varied riding experience
Good communication skills
A sincere desire to share the joy of motorcycling
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER AND WHAT ARE THE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS?
The course is approximately 60 hours long – 7 to 10 days of intense training.
You’ll be required to pass a riding-skill test and a knowledge test.
You will teach a class of new riders at the conclusion of this training to earn your Rider Coach/ Instructor certification.
WHEN IS THE COURSE OFFERED?
Typically this course is offered once a year.
WHAT DOES THE COURSE COST?
On average around $100. Check with your local Riding Academy Manager. Prices may vary by location.
WHAT SHOULD I BE PREPARED FOR?
Ride every day
Secure the required riding gear: a helmet that complies with DOT standards; eye protection; over-the-ankle, sturdy leather footwear; long pants; long-sleeved shirt or jacket; and full-fingered gloves (preferably leather)
Spend time studying during off-class hours
Attend every class
WHO DO I CONTACT TO GET STARTED?
The Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Dealer will have contact information for the state motorcycle training program.