Are you looking to be a part of a serious training facility? A training facility where you can have structured training programs, camping, recreation and storage facilities and that features national caliber motocross, supercross and arenacross tracks set on a 50-acre facility. How about a facility that is located in the motocross capital of the East Coast, Cairo, GA, where they are known to have some of the fastest riders in the sport? If you are looking to intensify your growth as a rider, then look no further than Millsaps Training Facility. MTF combines the latest in sport science technologies with over a decade of experience to offer complete motocross training programs for riders of all ages and abilities.
Owner Colleen Millsaps, along with others, saw the need for a place where aspiring racers could have a structured program that would help them realize their dreams of making it in the sport. They set out to create a full-blown training facility that would revolutionize motocross training by providing first class facilities and state of the art programs. MTF opened in 2003 and now with backing from companies like Red Bull, Factory Connection, Dunlop, Under Armour, FMF and Scott Goggles they have achieved that goal.
Colleen and her team have extensive experience in the operation of motocross training facilities and the implementation of structured motocross training programs. MTF is designed to be a "state of the art facility" for the serious amateur and aspiring professional motocross racer.
MTF has a challenging motocross track and an amateur SX track with computerized lap timing/scoring systems that allow rider and coach to monitor progress on a daily basis. This information is accessible at MTF or by internet access for parents. At a second nearby location there is another full outdoor motocross track and two pro supercross tracks.MTF’s structured riding programs are under the direction of Colleen Millsaps. Colleen guided Davi to an East Coast Lites championship and was instrumental in the development of Bryan Johnson, Martin Davalos, Austin Stroupe, Justin Barcia, Kyle Peters and Dakota Alix amongst others.
Currently Colleen is working with professional riders Dakota Alix, Anthony Rodriguez, Keith Tucker, Steven Clarke, Jordon Smith and Lorenzo Locurcio along with top amateurs Pierce Brown, Dylan Walsh, Ginner Dickinson, Wilson Fleming and Hannah Hodges as well as numerous other amateur and pro riders. Colleen’s structured riding programs have proven to be outstandingly successful. MTF’s integrated approach and dedication to on track training, physical training, mental skills, nutrition, racing, scheduling and injury prevention is demonstrated on a daily basis. We are committed to assisting the rider in every aspect of their development.
Our challenging tracks, extensive experience in motocross training programs and complete dedication to our riders is why MTF is like no other. In the end, championships are won by those individuals who have the opportunities and influences that MTF has to offer. So…where are you training?
Millsaps Training Facility (MTF)
867 Bold Springs Road
Cairo, GA 39828
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We aim to provide the ultimate in motocross training. All of our programs include advanced technical, physical and mental training designed to help every rider reach his or her full potential. Everything we do is focused on helping each rider reach new levels of speed while remaining safe on the bike.
We understand that skill improvement and confidence take time to develop. Our full time program is formulated with the perfect balance of one-on-one instruction and competitive racing with our other riders. Our short stay camps provide intense instruction and a guide for how to continue on your own.
Our goal is for you to know exactly what you need to do to reach your goals and confident in the knowledge that you gave all the effort you had. We believe it is in this environment that champions are created, not just on the track, but off it as well.
MTF CAMPS & TRAINING PROGRAMS
MTF provides structured training programs for motocross riders looking to improve both their skills on the bike and results on the track. With national caliber motocross and supercross tracks set on a 50-acre facility MTF provides instruction and coaching for all ages and skill levels, from beginner 65cc riders to professional racers.
Full time annual training involves a 48 week program designed to prepare riders for national level amateur events or professional series. State of the art fitness training complements on track instruction from Colleen Millsaps who combines her extensive technical knowledge with a passion and energy second to none.
Our short stay camps of 1-8 weeks teach riders the fundamentals of going fast and safe on a dirt bike. Riders leave MTF armed with the knowledge of how to train harder and smarter and how to get the most out of their racing.
OUR STAFF & CONTACT INFO
Colleen Millsaps, owner and director of coaching
Originally from St. Cloud near Orlando, Colleen is the owner of MTF and has developed the program to where it is now. She has been coaching top level riders for over 18 years and has guided many into the professional ranks including; son Davi, Bryan Johnson, Martin Davalos, Justin Barcia, Kyle Peters, Joey Savatgy, Austin Stroupe, Gavin Faith, Jordon Smith, Anthony Rodriguez, Dakota Alix and Paul Coates. She combines her superior technical knowledge with a strong desire to see everyone excel.
Bryan Johnson Sr., general manager
Bryan is responsible for the day to day running of operations at MTF and has plenty of experience in motocross. He has been involved in the sport for over 22 years and his son Bryan Johnson Jr. is a former professional rider. From Miami, Bryan brings a no-nonsense approach to MTF and will make sure things get done right first time. He shares with Colleen a commitment to ensure that the facility is just as top notch as the coaching.
Bryan Johnson Jr., head trainer
Bryan is 30 years old and has been a trainer with MTF for 11 years. A former factory support pro rider Bryan draws on his experience to help develop riders for top level racing. As a rider he was taught by Colleen and is thoroughly familiar with her training methods. He shares her philosophy for rider development and has been instrumental in the growth and success of MTF.
Gavin Gracyk, assistant trainer
Gavin is from Ohio and was a Team Green rider before achieving factory support. In his amateur career he won numerous nationals including four Loretta Lynn Championships. As a professional rider Gavin raced in the US and Canada and was a top ten SX and outdoor 450 rider. After retirement Gavin taught at numerous camps and clinics across the country and brings a lot of experience to our training team.
Paul Bevan-Thomas, program coordinator/director of mental skills coaching
Originally from England, Paul is MTF’s program coordinator and conducts our mental skills coaching. With a Masters degree in Sport Psychology and broad experience with professional and amateur athletes Paul will help you make the most of your talent and training on race days. His goal is to help you become relaxed, focused and confident on race days so that you get the results you’ve worked for.
Tony, fitness director
Tony is a 30 year veteran of the US Navy and spent 27 years within Naval Special Warfare. He has extensive experience in strength and conditioning in this highly distinguished and exclusive environment. He has created a unique fitness program in which all training combines intense physical fitness with mental focus exercises. Furthermore, Tony has implemented his philosophies of leadership and maturity which lead to the personal growth of each rider.
Pete Davis, fitness trainer
Pete was a full time rider at MTF and is thoroughly familiar with our fitness program. From Redding, Connecticut, Pete's qualifications and racing experience make him a huge asset in the gym.
Camilo Gomez, race shop manager/trainer
Camilo is a former full time rider with MTF and raced all the Amateur Nationals as a junior. He teaches using the same techniques and methods that Colleen herself uses. He is originally from Colombia, South America and speaks fluent Spanish allowing riders from Spanish speaking countries to easily learn while at MTF. He is also our race shop manager and is responsible for ordering parts and accessories.
Brad Smith, facility manager
Brad is originally from Michigan but relocated to Georgia to train at nearby GPF. He raced competitively in the amateur ranks as a Suzuki rider with Cole Gress’s team. After turning pro he raced for Star racing in the MX Pro National outdoor series.