RiderCoach® are the backbone of the MSF RiderCourse® training system
RiderCoach® are the backbone of the MSF RiderCourse® training system. All RiderCoach (instructors) must complete an intensive Instructor Preparation Course prior to becoming an MSF RiderCoach. Only nationally certified MSF RiderCoach Instructors teach courses at Motorcycle Training of Florida, Inc., providing training in Jacksonville, Orange Park, Green Cove Springs, Fleming Island and coming soon to Gainesville in the fall of 2019. We ask you to take a moment and meet the instructors of the Motorcycle Training of Florida, Inc., through their biographies.
Larry was in Law Enforcement for over 32 years and was assigned to the Florida Highway Patrol MotorSquad in Jacksonville. He joined the MotorSquad in 1987 and retired in November 2012. Larry started in Miami and then moved to Jacksonville in 1989. He was also a Police Motorcycle Instructor for the State of Florida, being certified through IPTM in 1990. He is the former owner/operator of Florida Motorcycle Training Inc., starting the company in 1995 and successfully operated it until 2003. Missing his enjoyment for teaching and motorcycles he established Motorcycle Training of Florida, Inc. in 2006. Larry has also been a Nationally Certified RiderCoach (Instructor) with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) since 1995.
Jerod served in the U.S. Navy for over 20 years. Originally from Wyoming, he started his naval career in Virginia Beach, VA. and then transferred to Camp Pendelton, CA. After 3 years in California, the Navy moved him and his family to Naval Station Mayport in 1999 and then transferred again to NAS (Naval Air Station) Jacksonville. He was stationed at HS-7 (Dusty Dogs) until he retired in February of 2015 . He has been riding for more than 20 years. His love for riding led him to become Nationally Certified as a RiderCoach (Instructor) with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Jerod is looking forward to training you for a safe and enjoyable motorcycle experience.
Roger served over 31 years with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in various positions including 12 years with S.W.A.T., A Supervisor in the Traffic Division over the Drug Interdiction Unit and the DUI Unit. Roger has taught for the Institute of Police Technology & Management at UNF for over 12 years. In 1998 he started with the MSF curriculum. Roger currently holds certification including: MSF, Harley-Davidson Riders Edge, Police Motor Officer Instructor, GWRRA Trike School, Lee Park’s Total Control and the Florida Rider Training Program. On a personal note he has been riding for 40+ years, enjoys riding the Blue Ridge Parkway in the Smokey mountains, out West, & Canada. He currently rides a Harley-Davidson Road Glide for pleasure & a Suzuki TL1000 on the track.