KTM ANNOUNCES CONTINUED SUPPORT OF U.S. MOTORCYCLE COACHING ASSOCIATION THROUGH 2022
January 20, 2022
MURRIETA, Calif. – KTM North America, Inc. is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the U.S. Motorcycle Coaching Association (USMCA) through 2022. Along with Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc. and GASGAS Motorcycles North America, all three brands are excited to continue supporting USMCA and its unified vision of growing the sport of motorcycling through great coaching.
Following a record-breaking year in 2021, USMCA has certified over 300 motorcycle coaches in the dirt bike and sport bike space in 43 states across the United States and Puerto Rico, providing an incredible platform for a safer and more educated community of motorcyclists. As a founding partner of USMCA, Husqvarna Motorcycles has been a key factor in many of the organization’s milestones and they will continue providing valuable resources to assist in the ongoing development of the brand.
KTM will continue working together with USMCA as a Motorcycle Partner in 2022. Through its passion for racing development and youth activation events such as the KTM JUNIOR RACING Program, Orange Brigade Team and RC Cup initiatives, KTM will continue to push coaching to the broader riding community.
John Hinz – CEO, KTM North America, Inc.: “We are thrilled to extend our partnership with USMCA. With each one of our motorcycle brands we understand the importance of providing the next generation of riders a well-structured platform that emphasizes coaching uniformity. Not only is the USMCA creating space for new riders, but establishing the foundation and fundamentals needed for riders to enjoy a lifetime of motorcycle riding and racing.”
Lindsey Scheltema – Executive Director, USMCA: “We are truly grateful for KTM’s continued involvement and support as we continue to grow and expand in 2022. Their organization has been incredibly involved since inception and we look forward to connecting more riders to USMCA coaches across the country through their help of promoting the new Motorcycle Coaching app on the local level.”
About the U.S. Motorcycle Coaching Association (“USMCA”)
USMCA is an association where riders and parents can connect to motorcycle coaches they can trust through the network, www.MotorcycleCoaching.org. All USMCA Certified Coaches are required to adhere to a code of conduct, pass a background check and hold certifications in abuse prevention, CPR/First Aid, concussion protocol, heat illness & cardiac arrest training.
For more information on the USMCA or become a USMCA Certified Coach, visit www.USMCA.org.