Coaches

Our coaches are carefully selected by Glenn Macdonald on the basis of their industry experience, communication skills and qualities that aim to enhance the MACA Coaching experience.

MACA will only provide coaches that are accredited by the Australian Institute of Sport.

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Glenn Macdonald

Glenn learnt to ride a motorcycle by the age of 3 years and began Motocross racing at the age of 5 years. Glenn has been competitively racing motorcycles for over 30 years and has a wealth of experience unsurpassed. Glenn is accredited by both the Australian Institute of Sport and Australian Coaching Council as a Level 2 Master Coach – the highest accreditation available.

Glenn has competed at national level in Motocross, Supermotard, Supercross, dirt track, long track, speedway and sidecar racing and has stood on the podium on no less than 90 occasions at State and National level.

It is on this reputation that we have established the Motocross Advanced Coaching Academy.

“I am really passionate about coaching and mentoring riders and playing a part in their development. This sport has been a part of my life and given me so much and I enjoy giving back to this incredible sport.”

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Glenn Macdonald - Coaching, mentoring & racing teams

In 2002 Glenn was one of the founding members of the Yamaha Junior Development Team in Victoria, a formula which was later replicated interstate. Glenn’s role was as team coach and later as team manager and coach.

In 2007 Glenn Macdonald made a change and started a dealership supported KTM team which achieved an Australian Junior Motocross Championship in the 15 year old 250F class, runner-up in both the 15 years 125cc and 12-13 years 85cc and a third in the 9-u12 years 85cc as well as other major State results.

Glenn Macdonald was then appointed the Team Manager of the Motorex KTM factory Junior and Senior Women's Racing Team - GMR Motorex KTM.

In 2008, the Motorex KTM Junior and Senior Women’s Teams and GMR-KTM became one formidable force with the establishment of Glenn Macdonald Racing Motorex KTM Junior and Senior Women’s Factory Race Team.

In 2009, Motorex KTM cemented its presence not only nationally, but also on a World stage, winning the FIM 85cc World Junior Motocross Championship (Jay Wilson) and placing third (Dylan Long). Seasons 2010-13 were incredible years on a State, National and International stage also placing second at the 2013 85cc FIM World Junior Motocross Championship (Hunter Lawrence). The KTM based teams scoring 54 number one plates on a State, National and International stage.

We are extremely proud to have been the race team manager for Jay Wilson, Dylan Long and Hunter Lawrence on board their Motorex KTM race bikes and MACA sponsor and coach to both Wilson and Long throughout 2009-10. Placing 1st and 3rd in the 85cc FIM World Junior Motocross Championships in New Zealand and 2nd in the Czech Republic was the culmination of a lot of hard work by each rider, their families, GMR Motorex KTM Racing Team, their sponsors and supporters.

For further information about the team and our results visit the official GMR Motorex KTM Racing Team website where you can also sign up for the team’s e-Newsletter.

“Each and every rider that comes to my schools receive equal treatment. Every rider reacts and learns differently and I will commit to each rider’s desire to learn. My passion is to ensure that each rider leaves my schools happy and know that they can come and chat with me at the race track with any questions they have – I will put in as much effort to their learning as they ask and need.”

MACA - Building the knowledge

The Motocross Advanced Coaching Academy not only prides itself on developing riders, but also new coaches.

MACA supports the continued development of a select group of coaches so you reap the rewards of having a group of coaches who work together seamlessly. We also encourage new coaches to the industry to contact us to assist with their supervised coaching hours to secure accreditation with the governing body.

Our coaches have been carefully considered and selected on their communication and presentation skills, on bike performances and on the confidence that these individuals will assist in providing a professional service to you.



Testimonials

After teaching in excess of over 100 schools since 2002, many of our students and their parents have sent in letters of thanks and appreciation. Here is a selection of these letters...


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