Kawasaki’s addition to the USMCA list of supporting partners brings power to the future of motorcycling in the United States. Backing up their history of on-the-track successes throughout the world, Kawasaki looks to enhance current and new rider experiences through coaching connections via USMCA’s network.
“For more than 50 years Kawasaki has been making motorcycles for new and experienced riders in the United States,” said Bill Jenkins, Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. “Education and certified coaching is vital to the growth and future of motorcycling and Kawasaki is excited to support USMCA’s initiatives for the industry.”
Leveraging Kawasaki’s dynamic lineup of machinery, and their vast dealer network, USMCA will help align riders with coaches to ensure their motorcycle investments last a lifetime.
“Kawasaki has a rich heritage of supporting motorcycle riding and racing in the U.S., and we are very excited to add the USMCA to that history,” said Jon-Erik Burleson, USMCA Chairman. “We appreciate their commitment to support growing the sport through great coaches and excellent coaching. We look forward to working with them to protect the future generations to enjoy the sport as much as the past generations.”
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.
About Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) started full-scale production of motorcycles over a half century ago. The first Kawasaki motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from the development and production of aircraft engines, and Kawasaki’s entry into the motorcycle industry was driven by the company’s constant effort to develop new technologies. Numerous new Kawasaki models introduced over the years have helped shape the market, and in the process have created enduring legends based on their unique engineering, power, design and riding pleasure. In the future, Kawasaki’s commitment to maintaining and furthering these strengths will surely give birth to new legends.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, side x sides, and JET SKI® watercraft through a network of approximately 1,100 independent retailers, with close to an additional 7,700 retailers specializing in general purpose engines. KMC and its affiliates employ nearly 3,100 people in the United States, with approximately 260 of them located at KMC’s Foothill Ranch, California headquarters.
Kawasaki’s tagline, “Let the good times roll.®”, is recognized worldwide. The Kawasaki brand is synonymous with powerful, stylish and category-leading vehicles. Information about Kawasaki’s complete line of powersports products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at www.kawasaki.com.