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RiderCoach Candidates Qualifications
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid motorcycle license or endorsement.
  • Currently operate a motorcycle.
  • At least two years of motorcycle experience. (includes dirt bike experience)
  • Your driving record must have no suspensions, DUIs, or revocations within the preceding seven years. *
  • You will need a state police background check. *
  • Candidates must be moderately fit, capable of handling mild physical exertion.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications are required upon successful completion of a RiderCoach Prep workshop.
Before you apply be aware that becoming and being a RiderCoach takes commitment!
The training to become a RiderCoach is approximately 80 hours and typically takes place over two or three extended weekends. You must attend all sessions of the RiderCoach Prep Workshop. You must coach a minimum number of courses each year to remain certified.

*Note: If selected for training, you are required to provide a copy of your ten year driving history and State Police background check prior to the first day of training. You are encouraged to bring copies of both to the interview in order to expedite review of your application. If hired you must sign a waiver authorizing MSP to verify your driving record with PennDOT on an annual basis as long as you are employed by the program.

*You may purchase your driver history online by following this link: https://www.dot33.state.pa.us/driver_services/dllogin.jsp

* State Police background checks can be done at: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

* Both driver records and background checks are easily obtained for a small fee.

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