FINISHING SCHOOL

A collection of Roam-vetted and approved coaches, clinics, and camps.
 Improve your riding with them, then come shred with us. 

MEET THE COACHES

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RYAN LEECH CONNECTION

LADIES ALLRIDE

GRIT CLINICS

VIDA MTB SERIES

RUSCH ACADEMY

I CHOOSE BIKES

RADICAL ROOTS MTB

TREK DIRT SERIES

MEREDITH

SWEETLINES

SPOKED LLC

MEREDITH

DNK PRESENTS

NINJA MTB

MTB EXPERIENCE

RYAN LEECH CONNECTION

RYAN LEECH

Ryan is a world-champion trials rider and one of the nicest, most humble humans we've ever met.  He has been coaching mountain biking throughout his 20 years as a pro cyclist and holds his certification as an Integral Master Coach and Yoga Instructor, both have had a massive (transformative) influence on his approach to coaching.

SKILL LEVEL

Basic Beginner to Advanced Expert 

 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want access to Ryan's video lessons any time, anywhere. 

COACHING OPTIONS:

ONLINE step-by step video courses & personalized coaching

COST:

$19/month online membership

 

LOCATION:

Online

Why We Love Ryan & Ryan Leech Connection:

Ryan is one of the best mountain bikers in the world, yet we feel totally at ease around him and jive with his soft-spoken, confidence-inspiring coaching style. The online training is so easy to use, and Ryan has some really fun skills videos like the 30-Day Wheelie Challenge.

 

LIV LADIES ALLRIDE

LINDSEY RICHTER

Lindsey, the founder of Ladies AllRide has a mission: Change women's lives with two wheels and some dirt. This inspiring approach has contributed to a multi-destination clinic series that sells out in a matter of minutes  as hundreds of women across the country recognize the value and fun that has become synonymous with Lindsey and Ladies AllRide. 

SKILL LEVEL:

Beginner? Intermediate? Advanced? Shred-tastic? Lindsey and her team of expert coaches (many of the best in the biz) have got you covered.  

GREAT IF YOU:

Thrive in a supportive, non-intimidating environment full of enthusiastic coaches and have an affinity for fun.

COACHING OPTIONS:

Industry leading MTB camps, and private coaching.

COST:

Camps $385, inquire for private coaching rates

LOCATION:

Across the US and international

Why We Love Lindsey & Ladies AllRide:

Lindsey is one of those humans who was born with an extra dose of awesome. Lindsey was Ash's first mtb coach and has helped improve Ash's riding tremendously through the years. We're always blown away by how much we learn at Ladies AllRide camps - and they are so dang fun!

 

GRIT CLINICS

MEREDITH BRANDT

Meredith is the Director of Operations of Ladies AllRide and the founder of GRIT Clinics: personalized coaching for men, women and kids with the best coaches in the industry. Meredith is so fun, and such an incredible coach, that we are stoked on every moment we get to spend with her. 

SKILL LEVEL:

All sessions and camps are customized to the ride level of participants. 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want the best of the best. Meredith works with a comprehensive list of expert coaches in the industry to find the right fit for you or your group.

COACHING OPTIONS:

Private individual and group coaching, custom lessons.

COST:

See website for ​rates

LOCATION:

Across the US and international

Why We Love Meredith & GRIT Clinics

Meredith is the unrelenting workhorse behind the scenes of Ladies Allride and GRIT Clinics and a brilliant coach to boot. We go out of our way to stop by and say hi whenever we're in Bend - Meredith is one of our favorites! We've personally coached with nearly every GRIT Clinic instructor and would recommend every single one of them for their passionate, fun-filled expertise. 

 

VIDA MTB SERIES

SARAH RAWLEY

There are few women who can shred like Sarah Rawley, and even fewer who can coach as well as they ride. Sarah founded the VIDA MTB Series with a fundamental goal is to encourage more women to ride bikes and support them in their endeavors through instruction, building communities, and breaking down barriers to participation

SKILL LEVEL

All ages and abilities

GREAT IF YOU:

Want phenomenal coaching while riding in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

COACHING OPTIONS:

Group clinics​, rider to racer program

COST:

Varies by clinics

LOCATION:

Colorado & Sedona

Why We Love Sarah & the Vida MTB Series:

Sarah is the kind of person you can't help but hug when you see her. She's genuinely dedicated to improving women's lives through biking, and her passion shows through in everything she does. This is demonstrated nowhere better than the VIDA MTB Series - fun and immersive clinics in absolutely stunning ride locations. 

 

RUSCH ACADEMY

REBECCA RUSCH

Rebecca Rusch wears many hats - Queen of Pain, 7-Time World Champion, Record Holder, RedBull athlete, adventure racer...but the hat we love the most is the trucker cap she rocks when we're hanging out. Rebecca is a down to earth  world-class athlete  with a laugh-out-loud heart of gold. 

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate - Professional 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want to learn how to ride longer, more efficiently, and with better mental toughness from the arguably one of the best endurance athletes in the world. 

COACHING OPTIONS:

Group training expeditions

COST:

Varies by event

LOCATION:

Ketchum, Idaho

Why We Love Rebecca & Rusch Academy:

A few years ago, at an insanely busy Sea Otter Classic, Rebecca brought bacon to Ash's dog Ryder. Every single morning. That's the kind of person Rebecca Rusch is, and her coaching style follows that same friendly, calculated, caring, and consistent attention to detail. 

 

I CHOOSE BIKES 

LEIGH DONOVAN

Leigh is one of our dear friends and it's a no-brainer to recommend her as a coach - she's the most decorated American mountain biker in history and she's got the skills to pay the bills. Leigh's coaching business, I Choose Bikes, employs a coaching style that is consistent, fun, and focused on safe and proper riding technique. 

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner to professional

 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want the skills of the best female rider on the planet to rub off on you.

COACHING OPTIONS:

Clinics taught at major bike events, private lessons, race coaching

COST:

Varies, see website for details

LOCATION:

Across the US​, home base in Southern California

Why We Love Leigh & I Choose Bikes:

Leigh is no-nonsense and funny as hell - two of our favorite qualities in a coach and a friend. Many of Leigh's coaching sessions take place in conjunction with larger bike events, so there is almost always a double down on fun and learning. Sign us up!

 

RADICAL ROOTS MTB

ANGI WESTON

When we heard Angi Weston was finally coaching full-time, we just about died. IT IS ABOUT DAMN TIME! You may know Angi from nearly every camp, clinic, and coaching event in the country over the past decade - because she's been invited to coach at them all.  Why? Angi is hands-down guaranteed to provide incredible results and give her students an amazing experience to boot. From enduro and freeride to absolute-beginners and dirt jumping, we're hailing Angi as the most diversely experienced and top notch coach in the country. 

SKILL LEVEL

Pick your discipline....all of the above

GREAT IF YOU:

Are lucky enough to get Angi as a coach

COACHING OPTIONS:

One-on-one, SRAM women's programs & events, Ladies All-Ride, Rays Women's Weekend, Queens of Dirt MTB Weekend...pick your poison. 

COST:

Varies, see website for details

LOCATION:

Across the US​, home base in Bellingham Washington.

Why We Love Angi Weston:

What else is there to say about Angi except that she's one of everyone's favroite humans, she can ride a damn bike, and she's possibly the best coach we've ever had, period

 

TREK DIRT SERIES 

CANDACE SHADLEY 

Candace Shadley is the founder of the Trek Dirt Series, and possibly the coach on this list who has impacted women's mountain biking more than anyone. Candace is credited as the founding shredder of women's skills clinics, and her 75% referral/return rate is a testament to how outstanding Candace and her team of coaches at Trek Dirt Series truly are. 

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner - Expert, location dependent 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want to get serious about learning new skills, especially in the park...or if you just want an excuse to ride in Canada. 

COACHING OPTIONS:

Group clinics, co-ed clinics available too! 

COST:

Varies, see website for details

LOCATION:

Western Canada & Western US

Why We Love Candace & Trek Dirt Series

Candace & the Trek Dirt Series really invented women's skills clinics, paving the way for hundreds and thousands of women to gain more confidence and skills. If there was a Hall of Fame for women's skills clinics, we'd give Candace a permanent exhibit. 

 

SWEETLINES 

KAT SWEET

If catching air and stomping landings is your kind of thing (or you want it to be) look no further than Kat Sweet and Sweetlines coaching . We're pretty sure Kat is a unicorn in disguise as a freeride mountain biker - she's unique, she's rare, and its hard to find coaches this good at what they do. 

SKILL LEVEL

All abilities and ages - kid focused but coaches adults too.

 

GREAT IF YOU:

Want to progress your freeride skills! Kat is an expert coach at all of the skills needed to be a great biker, but she is wicked good at teaching jumping, drops, and all the steezy skills. 

COACHING OPTIONS:

Kids camps, women's freeride clinics, private lessons, ​international clinics. 

COST:

Varies, see website for details

LOCATION:

Based out of Seattle area

Why We Love Kat & Sweetlines

Ash recalls it being "absolutely magical" the first time she cleared a table top thanks to Kat and her Sweetlines coaching team. Jumping without looking or feeling ridiculous was a constant struggle until Kat came into our lives. Kat has a calming and confidence inspiring style - a critical coaching skill to keep the nerves down and let 'er rip! 

 

SPOKED LLC 

CAROLINE WASHAM

Caroline is a former co-worker (she taught Ash everything she knows about demo) and current shred ninja - in 2016 she launched Spoked LLC as a way to share her comprehensive knowledge of riding after a career (still in progress) racing BMX, DH, Dual Slalom, and Enduro professionally. 

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner to expert

 

GREAT IF YOU:

Are interested in finally mastering how to "pump" a pumptrack, catch air, or slay a corner​ - Caroline is one of the best to teach you!

COACHING OPTIONS:

Private lessons

COST:

Varies, see website for details

LOCATION:

Based out of North Carolina 

Why We Love Caroline & Spoked LLC:

Caroline just gets it when it comes to coaching really solid foundational skills - especially if it has anything to do with a pumptrack or cornering - the girl is crazy good! Through Spoked LLC, Caroline is able to customize a coaching session for you, or a group of friends, with the ability to hone in on exactly what you want to learn. 

 

DNK PRESENTS

Women's mountian bike camps, clinics and adventures

HANNAH

LEVINE

Adventure seeker - Baddass - Coach

MTB

EXPERIENCE

World class coaching with DH experts 

Paige Ramsey and Jeni  Boltshauser 

 

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