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Instructing with the Genesee Valley Chapter

The Genesee Valley Chapter takes great pride in the high quality of its driving school instructors.

To maintain the caliber of this pool, the GVC BMW CCA …

  • Has an Instructor Review Process to assess and verify the qualifications of instructors from other chapters before they are accepted into the GVC Instructor pool
  • Offers continuing education in the form of Instructor Seminars to keep its current instructors up-to-date in areas that affect their on-track instruction
  • Offers a rigorous Instructor Training School (ITS) for advanced drivers to learn and practice the skills required to be an Instructor

GVC Instructor Review Process - for instructors from other chapters / organizations

The GVC BMW CCA is very selective about accepting instructors from other chapters / organizations into our pool of instructors. To be considered, you will need to provide evidence of your past instructing experience, provide references, and complete an online application.

Please complete this Instructor Application if you currently instruct high performance driving for other chapters/organization and wish to instruct for the Genesee Valley Chapter.

If you have any questions please email: GVC Driving School Chief Instructor

Instructor Training School (ITS)

The GVC Instructor Training School (ITS) is a three-day program that is typically offered in conjunction with a GVC BMW CCA weekend driving school at Watkins Glen. The purpose of the school is to give advanced students, who are ready to progress to the next level, an opportunity to learn about and experience instructing in a safe and supportive environment. More Information on ITS

GVC Instructor Seminars

The GVC BMW CCA also conducts 1-day Instructor Seminars in the off-season to keep its instructors up-to-date in the latest in track safety, performance technology and instruction techniques. These sessions are typically held in Rochester, NY in late winter / early spring, and may include renown guest speakers such as Ross Bentley, racing coach and author of the "Speed Secrets" series on Race Driving Techniques.

If you have any questions or suggestions on what to include in future seminars, please email the: GVC ITS Chief Instructor