Through the therapeutic power of motorcycle riding, we provide a supportive community where veterans and first responders discover solace and renewed purpose. Our programs and organized rides aim to empower heroes on their journey to mental well-being while raising awareness about the challenges they face. Join us in riding with purpose, fostering camaraderie, understanding, and healing for those who’ve dedicated their lives to others.
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Founder / RiderCoach
A Disabled Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and lifetime motorcyclist. LaCell knows firsthand the therapeutic benefits of riding motorcycles to “clear the mind”. LaCell never stops thinking about his fellow veterans and first responders who may think that they have to face the darkness alone. By using motorcycles LaCell hopes to connect those suffering with mental health issues, such as PTSD and Depression with the motorcycle community, and subsequently renewing their sense of passion and purpose for life.
Founder / Advisor
Wendy is a Human Resources professional who specializes in Talent Acquisition in a corporate setting. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and supporting her community and local church. With having several family members who have served in various branches of the military, she knows first hand the effects that one can experience from having served. This up close and personal experience has given Wendy a heart of compassion for those who have served our country and a desire to support our veterans. She proudly supports LaCell in his endeavors to give back to our veterans through Motorcycle Therapy.
Founder / RiderCoach
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran and UAB graduate, Brian is highly sensitive to the variety of challenges veterans face after service. He has continued to serve throughout his career, with previous experience as a State Veterans Service Officer and within the Veterans Health Administration. With a spirit of compassion, Brian is eager to share his passion for motorcycling while addressing the unique needs of veterans and first responders.
Justin is an Air Force veteran and a police officer. He has seen, firsthand, the effects of post-traumatic stress in people’s lives. Justin became a Peer Support Counselor and a Chaplain to combat the tragic effects of PTSD. He is also an avid motorcyclist.
When Justin found Motorcycle Therapy, he saw the opportunity to combine these two passions. Motorcycle Therapy gives Justin a chance to ride with fellow veterans while pursuing mental well-being.
Adam has been a Police Officer for twenty-five years and is a crisis/hostage negotiator. He is also a certified law enforcement peer support specialist and a certified addiction peer specialist.
Adam is currently assigned to a community drug prevention unit that works with young people and families living with someone experiencing substance misuse by providing education on substance use disorder and mental wellness and by providing resources to those in need.
Adam has experienced trauma firsthand and is still learning to live life alongside it. The three main ingredients in his life that have helped him learn to reinvent himself have been family, motorcycling and blacksmithing. He wants veterans and first responders to experience the benefits of riding as a part of their own self-care and mental wellness.