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Rider Coach Preparation Courses

Course Information

The primary objective of the RiderCoach Prep is to train a select group of individuals to teach basic and experienced rider courses.  

  • 10-day course, no charge.

  • Teaching materials are supplied.

RiderCoach Candidates Training Topics

  • Classroom teaching techniques.

  • Conduct and overall training range management.

  • Demonstration.

  • Evaluation.

  • Exercise set up.

  • Explanation.

  • Presenting classroom modules.

Candidates are responsible for their own travel, lodging and most meal expenses.

Rider Coaches are classified as part-time, temporary employees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and earn $30 an hour. New RiderCoaches can expect to teach 60 hours per training season.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must be experienced motorcyclists.

  • Riders must have a valid motorcycle endorsement.

  • Applicants must have taken an advanced MMSC training course within four years of application.

  • Qualifying advanced courses include the Experienced Rider Course, the Civilian Police Motorcycle Course, and the Civilian Police Motorcycle Course – Level 2.

Contact  the State Program Administrator at william.shaffer@state.mn.us for additional information.