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OUR STAFF

At Yahama Champions Riding School, we take pride in all that we do. Meet some of the instructors, staff, and partners that make all of this possible. It is our pleasure to serve you.

LEAD INSTRUCTORS

Nick Ienatsch

Nick Ienatsch Founder, Head Instructor

Champ school’s CEO leads from the seat of a motorcycle, whether in the dirt on the street or in roadracing competition. Off the bike he writes for Cycle World magazine and you mi...Read More

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Nick Ienatsch

Nick Ienatsch

Founder, Head Instructor

Champ school’s CEO leads from the seat of a motorcycle, whether in the dirt on the street or in roadracing competition. Off the bike he writes for Cycle World magazine and you might have his books Sport Riding Techniques and The Hill Ranch Racers. He has a pair of AMA #1 plates on the wall and deep ties from 35 years in the motorcycle industry.

Pueblo,CO
Chris Peris

Chris Peris Partner, Lead Instructor

Over a decade in Professional road racing in AMA, WSS and CSBK. 15+ years instructing experience and senior instructor and owner at YCRS.

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Chris Peris

Chris Peris

Partner, Lead Instructor

Over a decade in Professional road racing in AMA, WSS and CSBK. 15+ years instructing experience and senior instructor and owner at YCRS.

Tucson,AZ
Kyle Wyman

Kyle Wyman Lead Instructor

Kyle Wyman is a professional motorcycle roadracer and currently competing in the MotoAmerica Superbike class.

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Kyle Wyman

Kyle Wyman

Lead Instructor

Kyle Wyman is a professional motorcycle roadracer and currently competing in the MotoAmerica Superbike class.

Mark Schellinger

Mark Schellinger Lead Instructor

Mark is a core part of the YCRS senior instructor team and is a professional instructor for both motorcycles and cars alike. Mark spend much of his time training law enforcement an...Read More

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Mark Schellinger

Mark Schellinger

Lead Instructor

Mark is a core part of the YCRS senior instructor team and is a professional instructor for both motorcycles and cars alike. Mark spend much of his time training law enforcement and our military elite on the finer points of driving technique.

Parker,CO

SENIOR INSTRUCTORS

Ben Walters

Ben Walters Senior Instructor

Ben is a senior instructor at YCRS and brings 30+ years of racing experience with him. He spent most of his weekends as a kid wearing a steel hot shoe at various flat track races.

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Ben Walters

Ben Walters

Senior Instructor

Ben is a senior instructor at YCRS and brings 30+ years of racing experience with him. He spent most of his weekends as a kid wearing a steel hot shoe at various flat track races.

Bill Sink

Bill Sink Senior Instructor

Bill sink is an expert level road racer and partner/owner at EvolveGT Track Days.

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Bill Sink

Bill Sink

Senior Instructor

Bill sink is an expert level road racer and partner/owner at EvolveGT Track Days.

Robert Cichielo

Robert Cichielo Partner, Senior Instructor

Robert is an inventor, expert level road racer at WERA/CCS/AHRMA and partner/owner at N2 Track Days.

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Robert Cichielo

Robert Cichielo

Partner, Senior Instructor

Robert is an inventor, expert level road racer at WERA/CCS/AHRMA and partner/owner at N2 Track Days.

GUEST INSTRUCTORS

AJ Ciampa

AJ Ciampa 3C Coordinator, Guest Instructor

One of the most rewarding things about being a coach is helping others achieve their goals. As 3C Coordinator, AJ manages the Champion Certified Coach program for the school.

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AJ Ciampa

AJ Ciampa

3C Coordinator, Guest Instructor

One of the most rewarding things about being a coach is helping others achieve their goals. As 3C Coordinator, AJ manages the Champion Certified Coach program for the school.

Brian Smith

Brian Smith Guest Instructor

Brian is an N2 Control Rider/AHRMA Racer with a lifetime of motorsports involvement lead to me becoming a National Instructor for PCA and eventually Chief Instructor. Started recei...Read More

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Brian Smith

Brian Smith

Guest Instructor

Brian is an N2 Control Rider/AHRMA Racer with a lifetime of motorsports involvement lead to me becoming a National Instructor for PCA and eventually Chief Instructor. Started receiving instruction on motorcycles as a two-time YCRS graduate which lead to the desire to instruct for them for the past three years.

Emerson Amaya

Emerson Amaya 3C Instructor, Guest Instructor

N2 Control rider, MotoAmerica/WERA/CCS racer. Being in the Motorsports industry my life revolves around motorcycles. I really enjoy helping others become better/safer riders.

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Emerson Amaya

Emerson Amaya

3C Instructor, Guest Instructor

N2 Control rider, MotoAmerica/WERA/CCS racer. Being in the Motorsports industry my life revolves around motorcycles. I really enjoy helping others become better/safer riders.

Falling Waters,WV
Eziah Davis

Eziah Davis Guest Instructor

Eziah is an N2 control rider and currently races in the MotoAmerica Superstock 600 class.

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Eziah Davis

Eziah Davis

Guest Instructor

Eziah is an N2 control rider and currently races in the MotoAmerica Superstock 600 class.

Louis Ferrari

Louis Ferrari Guest Instructor

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Louis Ferrari

Louis Ferrari

Guest Instructor
Scott Rybarik

Scott Rybarik Guest Instructor

The motorcycling community has become an extension of my family, and I want to help others become better, safer and faster riders.

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Scott Rybarik

Scott Rybarik

Guest Instructor

The motorcycling community has become an extension of my family, and I want to help others become better, safer and faster riders.

PARTNERS

Chris Peris

Chris Peris Partner, Lead Instructor

Over a decade in Professional road racing in AMA, WSS and CSBK. 15+ years instructing experience and senior instructor and owner at YCRS.

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Chris Peris

Chris Peris

Partner, Lead Instructor

Over a decade in Professional road racing in AMA, WSS and CSBK. 15+ years instructing experience and senior instructor and owner at YCRS.

Tucson,AZ
Josh Siegel

Josh Siegel Partner, Instructor

Josh is a senior instructor at YCRS and major shareholder. His contributions were responsible for the re-start of YCRS.

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Josh Siegel

Josh Siegel

Partner, Instructor

Josh is a senior instructor at YCRS and major shareholder. His contributions were responsible for the re-start of YCRS.

Keith Culver

Keith Culver Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Keith Culver, AKA “The Crew Chief” is one of the founding members of YCRS v2.0, Keith planted the seed and helped bring YCRS to NJ to begin its second iteration.

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Keith Culver

Keith Culver

Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Keith Culver, AKA “The Crew Chief” is one of the founding members of YCRS v2.0, Keith planted the seed and helped bring YCRS to NJ to begin its second iteration.

San Diego,CA
Limore Shur

Limore Shur Partner, Chief Creative Officer

Limore brings 30 years of creative and advertising experience launching international campaigns for clients like Nike, Target and Amazon.

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Limore Shur

Limore Shur

Partner, Chief Creative Officer

Limore brings 30 years of creative and advertising experience launching international campaigns for clients like Nike, Target and Amazon.

Nick Ienatsch

Nick Ienatsch Founder, Head Instructor

Champ school’s CEO leads from the seat of a motorcycle, whether in the dirt on the street or in roadracing competition. Off the bike he writes for Cycle World magazine and you mi...Read More

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Nick Ienatsch

Nick Ienatsch

Founder, Head Instructor

Champ school’s CEO leads from the seat of a motorcycle, whether in the dirt on the street or in roadracing competition. Off the bike he writes for Cycle World magazine and you might have his books Sport Riding Techniques and The Hill Ranch Racers. He has a pair of AMA #1 plates on the wall and deep ties from 35 years in the motorcycle industry.

Pueblo,CO
Robert Cichielo

Robert Cichielo Partner, Senior Instructor

Robert is an inventor, expert level road racer at WERA/CCS/AHRMA and partner/owner at N2 Track Days.

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Robert Cichielo

Robert Cichielo

Partner, Senior Instructor

Robert is an inventor, expert level road racer at WERA/CCS/AHRMA and partner/owner at N2 Track Days.

OPERATIONS

Keith Culver

Keith Culver Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Keith Culver, AKA “The Crew Chief” is one of the founding members of YCRS v2.0, Keith planted the seed and helped bring YCRS to NJ to begin its second iteration.

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Keith Culver

Keith Culver

Partner, Chief Operating Officer

Keith Culver, AKA “The Crew Chief” is one of the founding members of YCRS v2.0, Keith planted the seed and helped bring YCRS to NJ to begin its second iteration.

San Diego,CA
Rich Stampp

Rich Stampp Operations, Sportbike Demos

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Rich Stampp

Rich Stampp

Operations, Sportbike Demos