Instructors & Staff


    Bill Schnoebelen

  • Riding experience: I started riding many years ago around Chicago in shorts and flip flops. Later I moved to California and learned about corners and gear. I reluntantly was dragged out to my first trackday. I have been hooked ever since. I started racing it got even better!
  • Racing experience: AMA Dirt (D36) since 2007 , AFM since 2011 with Motley Twins Racing
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2012
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Lines, corner speed, body position, braking
  • Bikes: 2 1/3 SV650s, KTM 250, KTM 640 among a ton of others.
  • Other hobbies/sports: Snowboarding, mtn biking, machining welding and dog training
  • Occupation: El Presidente of Dezign Shack Engineering

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    Blu Whelan

  • Riding experience: Since 1988! Riding the track since 1991. In the dirt - Forever.
  • Racing experience: WSMC Novice
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2008
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Racetrack lines, being fluid & smooth, picking up the pace!
  • Bikes: Suzuki GSXR-750, Honday CBR929 & ST1000
  • Other hobbies/sports: Beer Tasting! Of course!
  • Occupation: Adult Beverage Distributor

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    Clive Savacool

  • Riding experience: Both street and track riding since 2004, started in the Keigwins Novice School.
  • Racing experience: Two years racing motorcycles in the AFM, Kart racing champion from the 90's, raced Formula Mazda's with the SCCA (Regional and National) and Star Mazda West Coast Series with multiple wins and rookie of the year title in 2006.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2009
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Teaching smooth, relaxed riding. Learning the bike's limits. Getting past the anxiety and enjoying the moment!
  • Bikes: Suzuki GSXR 750 (best track bike ever!), KTM 525EXC, Ducati ST4S... Though I miss my RC51
  • Occupation: Fire Fighter

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    Daniela Fredrick

  • Riding experience: I rode a motorcycle for the first time in the summer of 2010. I went on a total of 10 street rides until my friend tossed me on the track and I've been hooked ever since.
  • Racing experience: I went to the Keigwin's intermediate school at the end of 2013 and did my first mock race. Once again, I was hooked! I race novice class in 2014 and received 2nd/3rd championships in all my classes. I continue to race and continue to love it!
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Particular Teaching Interests: I like teaching smooth and safe riding while being able to attain goals by working on some fundamentals - eyes, lines, braking. Body position and accelerating out of the corners are always fun to work on too.
  • Bikes: 2003 CBR 600 (borrowed for now), 2006 SV650 street and a 1981 XR200 dirt bike with horrible brakes.
  • Other hobbies/sports: Dirt biking, running, cycling, yoga, and swimming.
  • Occupation: Engineer, Materials Science

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    Eli Maddock

  • Riding experience: Got my first bike when I was 11, Street since 03, found the track in 2008 and quit the street by the end of the season!
  • Racing experience: A few hare scrambles in the dirt!
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2012
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body position, visual markers and giving 2-ups as a training tool
  • Bikes: '12 GSXR750, '06 GSXR1000, '08 YZ250F
  • Occupation: Carpenter, Portable Saw-milling

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    Ernie Montague

  • Riding experience: I started riding in 1963, on a Vespa 150GS. My next bike was a Ducati 250 that I owned when I lived in Big Sur. Currently I have several SV's.
  • Racing experience: I started racing with the AFM about twenty years ago, and have quit forever four times.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2009
  • Particular Teaching Interests: I really like to encourage students to try and encounter the track as a place to have fun at. I stress that relaxation and enjoyment are more important than stressing out and worry about performance.
  • Bikes: I have owned too many bikes to list. I owned and raced Nortons for awhile, had four of them.
  • Occupation: Retired Electrical Contractor/currently employed as Corporate Officer

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    Fast Pat

  • Riding experience: I have been street riding since 1988, love bikes and can't get enough!
  • Racing experience: Raced in 1989 and 1990 on an RZ 350
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2011
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Cornering: Understanding why and how we need to be adjustable with braking and steering to maximize our speed and safety in any given corner.
  • Bikes: Currently have GSXR 750 x 2 , Ducati Monster, CRF 250R
  • Other hobbies/sports: Down Hill and X-Country Mountain Bike, Dirt bike
  • Occupation: Helicopter Pilot

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    George "Giya" Myshlyayev

  • Riding experience: Street since 1990 and track since 2005
  • Racing experience: 2010 to 2012 AFM, 2011 PCMRC
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Particular Teaching Interests: How to go faster safely
  • Bikes: Always!
  • Other hobbies/sports: Surfing, Salsa Dancing & Teaching, Cosmology
  • Occupation: Healthcare Informatics Analyst

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    Gio Alvarez

  • Riding experience: I started riding in 2004. Did my first track day 6 months after that at Buttonwillow and got hooked immediately!
  • Racing experience: AFM in 2013, I won the Novice 750 Production championship and got 3rd in the Novice 600 Production class.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2013
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Braking, corner entry andrace lines
  • Bikes: '03 R6, '99 RS250, GSXR750
  • Other hobbies/sports: Hiking and running
  • Occupation: Erich Steigler Insurance

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    Hollis Adams

  • Riding experience: Started riding in 2001 with the last 5yrs being predominantly track riding and racing...
  • Racing experience: Multiple Wins and podiums, 2nd place Championship, 3rd place Championship
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2009
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Braking!!!!, Line choice, truly helping students to have the confidence to SAFELY push through barriers on the track...
  • Bikes: R6, GSXR1000, ZX10R, YZ250F
  • Other hobbies/sports: Dirt bikes, Mtn bikes, road cycling, training
  • Occupation: Electrician

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    Jesse Carter

  • Riding experience: I have been tearing up two wheels since I could walk! Got my first street bike when I was 15!
  • Racing experience: I have been racing with the AFM and WERA since 2007. Current 2012 Open Production champion! Also race in 750 prod, 750 SBk, Open SBk, Open GP.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2008
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Love teaching late breaking, body position, advanced passing, and getting on the throttle!
  • Bikes: 82 Yamaha special2, CRF 450, GSXR750 and 1000.
  • Other hobbies/sports: Sky diving, dirt scooting, squirrel hunting, wake boarding and snowboarding.
  • Occupation: K@TT Operations Manager

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    John Daley

  • Riding experience: Since 1980 (street), 2002 (track)
  • Racing experience: 2005 AFM 600 Superbike 6th place overall, 2006 AFM 4-hour endurance event
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2004
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body position, breaking down the track, steering input, racing lines.
  • Bikes: R6, GSXR 1000, YZF 250F
  • Occupation: Paramedic

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    Kamila "Red Sky" De Vas

  • Riding experience: I been street riding since early 2011, then started track riding in 2013 (Got hooked after first day at the Keigwins Novice School!)
  • Racing experience: K@TT Intermediate School (Yeah - best experience ever and let's keep it like that! :) at least for now ;) )
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2014
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Proper lines, body positioning, track vision & knowledge, and picking up the throttle. Helping novice and more experienced riders find themselves in the safe riding experience of the track, in their own peace, and have fun even dealing with their own fears!
  • Bikes: Kawasaki Er-6n (naked ninja 650 and yes still in my memories as the first street & track bike ever ;) ), Suzuki SV650 (Yaayy, what fun!), GSXR 750 & 1000, (Next on the list for the future Y R6 :) )
  • Other hobbies/sports: Fitness (Zumba Instructor), hiking, board games and.. riding a motorcycles of course!!!
  • Occupation: Localization Specialist & QA Tester

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    Lance Keigwin

  • Riding experience: Since 1971 (street), 1996 (track)
  • Racing experience: 15 years swimming (AAU and NCAA racing)
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 1998
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Corner speed, body position, anchor points, lap time improvement, race lines
  • Bikes: GSXR600/750/1000's, R1, ZX6R, ZX10R, MV Agusta 750, 400RR, VFR750, RC51 & VTR1000
  • Other hobbies/sports: Numismatics, puzzles (especially crossword), macrophotgraphy
  • Occupation: Former K@TT Owner

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    Leah Carter

  • Riding experience: I've been doing 2-up riding since 2013 but who knows what the future holds!! TBD
  • Racing experience: Pit Bike racing! :-)
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Other hobbies/sports: I'm a busy mother of two girls. Keeping the husband in line. Sewing (maybe someday I'll have time for that).
  • Occupation: Owner/Stylist, Headquarters Salon, Program Coordinator K@TT

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    Lisa Wallace

  • Riding experience: started riding in 1980 (street/dirt), on track since 1999
  • Racing experience: started racing with the AFM in 2003
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2012
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body position: every part of your body creates an input on your bike telling it where to go. It is key to give your bike the right inputs
  • Bikes: current 2008 Yamaha R6 race bike, previously there is a large handful of various inline 4-cylinder street/race bikes, 2-strokes both on/off track, a couple of v-twins (SV650's)
  • Other hobbies/sports: running, snowboarding, rock climbing, cross-fit
  • Occupation: Realtor/Property Manager

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    Luke Lamkin

  • Riding experience: Anything with 2 wheels that I could get my hands on ever since I could walk. I've ridden dirt bikes for 30 years. I got my first "street bike" in 1987 (I've had at least one at all times ever since). Been a "track junkie" since 1998.
  • Racing experience: Legally? LOL
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2010
  • Particular Teaching Interests: I feel being smooth and precise is a good foundation for not only speed but good, safe fun.
  • Bikes: (currently) NSR50, CRF50(5), CRF250, XR400, 1955 panhead, 1947 knucklehead, 2007 GSXR1000, 2011 GSXR1000, and a couple "pocket bikes".
  • Other hobbies/sports: I like to spend time with my 3 precious daughters, fishing, shooting, and riding. (Livin' the dream)
  • Occupation: I own and operate heavy equipment i.e. excavator, bulldozer, and grader.

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    Martin Szwarc

  • Riding experience: Since 2000 on the street and 2002 on the track
  • Racing experience: AFM Open Production, GP, Superbike, and Formula Pacific. AMA Superstock and Superbike. Multiple AFM class champion, Multiple top 5 plate holder, AMA top 10 finisher
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2005
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Working on lines, reference markers and giving 2-up rides. Oh yeah, I like to go fast! :-P
  • Bikes: Suzuki GSXR-1000, Suzuki DRZ125
  • Other hobbies/sports: Cycling, running and dirt bike riding
  • Occupation: Hardware Engineer

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    MIchael Corcoran

  • Riding experience: Started riding dirt in 1976. Riding street since 1997 did my first track in 2002 it was a Keigwin's Novice school. I was hooked!
  • Racing experience: Racing bicycles ever since I can remember.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2011
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Lines, Braking, Body Position, Relaxing and having a plan
  • Bikes: Currently I ride a 2007 R6. My favorite bike owned RC51 for street a Zuma 125!
  • Other hobbies/sports: Little bit of everything. Avid cyclist/racer, skiing, Snow Boarding, Wake boarding, SCUBA
  • Occupation: Systems / SAN Administrator

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    Michael Lohmeyer

  • Riding experience: Riding since 1990 (street and dirt), 1995 (track)
  • Racing experience: With the AFM since 1997, 250 Production, 450 Superbike/Formula IV, and Open classes (Open GP, Open Superbike, Formula Pacific). Multi-450 Superbike Champion with wins in 450 Superbike and Formula IV
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2003
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Chief NRS Instructor. Also, having raced both small bikes (250, 400) and a big bike (1000), I like teaching the different riding methods for each and why it matters.
  • Bikes: Current - VFR400, GSXR1000, Previously - EX250, FZR400
  • Other hobbies/sports: Motorcycle engines, Machining & Fabricating, Electronics & Computers, Flying
  • Occupation: Electrical Engineer

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    Mike Feeney

  • Riding experience: Mini Moto at Age 5, First Bike was a CT70, Back to the street in 2004. Attended my first Keigwins trackday in 2005.
  • Racing experience: AFM Novice, K@TT Intermediate School - 2nd place!
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2012
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Overcoming plateaus, visual skills, proper lines, having fun!
  • Bikes: 06 GSXR 750, Honda RC51
  • Other hobbies/sports: Tinkering with anything mechanical, Darts, Billiards
  • Occupation: Retired (hahaha) Ok..Semi Retired Mechanic

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    Neil Russell

  • Riding experience: First time on two wheels when I was 3 (so my mum says). Riding motorcycles since I was about 8, on street bikes when they would let me (17?). On track for the first time in 2000 (Keigwin!!!!).
  • Racing experience: Started racing in 2004 with AFM, first on the 750 then the 1000, and on a 400 a few times for fun! Best finish 3rd at Laguna in 2009 (just behind Keigwins Mike Martin & Jesse Carter; an all K@TT podium!) .
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2009
  • Particular Teaching Interests: I like teaching the psychology of racing, how to find the right mindset, finding your limits, dealing with anxiety, and ego.
  • Bikes: Suzuki GSX-R 750 and 1000. Plus many other bikes in the past.
  • Other hobbies/sports: Video & film making, tinkering with electronics, flying, aerobatic competition,
  • Occupation: Software engineer

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    Oliver Woelfel

  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2014
  • Occupation: CEO & Founder of Advanced Collision Repair Solutions

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    Rob Burch

  • Riding experience: I started riding at the ripe old age of 8 during the golden age of motorcycling in sunny Southern California. I realized by twelve that as much as I loved riding dirt bikes, road racing seemed to be more my speed. My experiences with my Dad and Uncle ripping around Southern California on our way to motorcycle races kick started my love of going fast on asphalt.
  • Racing experience: Started Road Racing 1986 AFM North / AFM South OMRRA 2003 - 2015 Northwest Endurance Cup Champion 2008, 2009
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Helping riders understand that by training your brain with muscle memory you can overcome a variety of riding challenges.
  • Bikes: Current Track Bike: 2008 SUZUKI GSX-R1000
    Current Street Bike: 2009 Aprilia Tuono Factory,
    Current Dirt Bike: 2005 Yamaha YZ250F
    Current Pit Bike: 2003 Honda CRF100
  • Other hobbies/sports: Skiing, XC Mountainbiking, DH Mountainbiking, Hiking & Snow shoeing with my wife, Wood working, Mowing my lawn.
  • Occupation: Founder Hybrid Marketing & Distribution - Factory Rep Agency - 1997 to present
    Founder MotoFit Group - Northwest Motorcycle Trackday Company - 2009 to present

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    Robson De Vas

  • Riding experience: First learned to ride street bike when I was 15 at 1973, and eventually riding dirt bike as well. My fist Track experience was on 1978.
  • Racing experience: Local Races in Rio, Brazil with 2 stroke bikes Yamaha 125cc, Yamaha TZ 250.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2007
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body Position, Visual Skills, Leaning Angle, Braking, Trail Braking, and Smooth Throttle. I have special interest to coach beginners, least skilled and/or intermediate riders, so I enjoy their growth to ride better and safe.
  • Bikes: Dirt: Suzuki TS 125, TS 185, RM 250, Yamaha DT 180, DT 250. Street: 2-Strokes: Yamaha RX 125, RX 180, RD 350 and Daytona 400. 4-Strokes: CBR F2, F3, 02 GSXR 1000, and current 07 GSXR 1000.
  • Other hobbies/sports: Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Surf and Video Editing.
  • Occupation: Marketing Coordinator

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    Scott Wilson

  • Riding experience: 24 years on 2 wheels
  • Racing experience: 4 years Motocross (125&250 GFI & CMC), 1 year mini road racing (NCMRRA ysr50), 7 years road racing (AFM, WSMC, AMA 600s, 750s & 1000s). 2003 AFM 750 Superbike champion, 2007 750 Production champion, 2007 Formula I champion, top 15 finishes in AMA FX and top 20 finishes in AMA Superbike.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2008
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body positioning, track vision & knowledge, and picking up the throttle
  • Bikes: If it has 2 wheels I will gladly ride it! Currently: 07 GSXR 1000, 07 GSXR 750, 06 CBR1000, 04 CRF450, & CRF150
  • Other hobbies/sports: Cycling!

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    Szymon Dziadzia

  • Riding experience: Since 1999. Riding the track since 2004
  • Racing experience: AFM Novice
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2012
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Body positioning, track vision & knowledge, and picking up the throttle
  • Bikes: Aprilia RSV4, Ducati 1199, BMW S1000rr
  • Occupation: General Contractor, Owner of K@TT since 2015

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    Ted Glassford

  • Riding experience: I've been riding dirt bikes since 1976 and street bikes since 1983. Riding on the track since 2007.
  • Racing experience: AFM Novice class, K@TT Novice School (Yup!)
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2014
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Proper lines, smooth braking, hitting the apex ensuring a perfect drive out of the corners.
  • Bikes: 2009 R1, 2010 GS 1200, 1968 Triumph 650, 2003 CRF 450, 2004 TTR125
  • Other hobbies/sports: Seriously?! Why?
  • Occupation: Mechanic HDR (Heavy Duty Repair) Cars and trucks of all makes.

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    Tom Bleier

  • Riding experience: Riding street and dirt since 1980 and did my first trackday in 2003 with K@TT on a Ducati 900ss.
  • Racing experience: 1 Year AMA D36 Cross Country Dirt
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2004
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Focus on smoothness of control inputs, helping with lines
  • Bikes: Aprilia RSV Factory, Kawasaki ZX-636
  • Other hobbies/sports: Dirt Biking, Mountain Biking, Ice Hockey, Skiing
  • Occupation: High Tech Sales

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    Tom Kuchno

  • Riding experience: Started riding in the streets in 2004, hit the track in 2011 and never looked back.
  • Racing experience: Started racing with AFM towards the end of 2013. In 2014 I was AFM Top Novice, Clubman Overall Champion, Clubman Middleweight Champion, Novice Formula 1 Champion, Novice 750 Superbike Champion, 2nd Overall in Novice Open Superbike and 2nd Overall in Open GP. In 2015 I was Expert Legacy Middleweight Champion.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Particular Teaching Interests: Understanding the proper race line for your pace and equipment, focus, bike setup, ergonomics and body position.
  • Bikes: 2005 TTR-125, 2005 TTR-230, 2011 Husqvarna TE-449, 2006 GSX-R 750, 2015 BMW S1000RR
  • Other hobbies/sports: Traveling, camping, tinkering.
  • Occupation: Field Support Engineer for Honeywell Satcom Communications systems, Cabin Management systems and avionics.

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    Wiles Stapp

  • Riding experience: I hit the streets on an SV650 in 2010. After only a couple months I was convinced by friends to try out a trackday and that's all it took to get me hooked on the race track. Started coaching with another trackday provider in 2014, joined the Keigwins team in 2015.
  • Racing experience: Did my first race with the AFM in 2013. Won the 2014 Novice 750 Production Championship. Currently AFM expert # 77.
  • Part of the K@TT family since: 2015
  • Particular Teaching Interests: The Fundamentals!
  • Bikes: R6 for the track, KTM 300 for the dirt, and Triumph Tiger 800 for the street.
  • Other hobbies/sports: There are other hobbies besides motorcycles?
  • Occupation: Accounting at ski resorts in Lake Tahoe.

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