Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructors

Mark Lindemann, Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

Mark Lindemann

Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

markl@alextech.edu
320-762-4641 | Bio

Mark Lindemann has been a first year Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician instructor since 1991.

Education

  • Diploma in Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician, Alexandria Technical & Community College

Occupational History

  • 11 years, Ollie's Service in Alexandria, MN

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

  • Gold Level Catmaster Certification
  • Briggs & Stratton Master Technician
  • OPE Certified - 2 cycle & 4 cycle engines
  • Training at Harley Davidson University
  • SkillsUSA Advisor
  • SkillsUSA Motorcycle National Education Team
  • SkillsUSA State Board of Directors
Mike Pierskalla, Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

Mike Pierskalla

Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

mikep@alextech.edu
320-762-4441 | Bio

Mike has been a full time instructor at Alexandria Technical & Community College since 2002.

Education

  • Diploma in Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician, Alexandria Technical & Community College
  • Marine Program at AMI (American Marine Institute) in Daytona Beach, Florida

Occupational History

Mike Pierskalla has been employed in the motorsports industry since 1986. Working at a dealer throughout high school sparked interest in attending and graduating from the Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician program at Alexandria Technical & Community College in 1992. During his time at ATCC, Mike placed 1st at national levels in SkillsUSA participating in Power Equipment Technology as well as Marine Service Technology. Mike went on to graduate from the Marine Program at AMI (American Marine Institute) in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1993.

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

Serving as a service technician in the motorsports industry, Mike has obtained many certifications over the years including:

  • Mercury Marine
  • Mercruiser Marine
  • Yamaha Marine
  • Johnson & Evinrude
  • OMC Cobra
  • Superflow Dyno
  • Volvo Penta Marine
  • Arctic Cat
  • EETC 2-Stroke
  • EETC 4-Stroke
Derrick Kleman, Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

Derrick "Duke" Kleman

Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Instructor

derrickk@alextech.edu
320-762-4681 | Bio

Derrick "Duke" Kleman was hired full time by Alexandria Technical & Community College in 2009.

Education

  • St. Cloud Technical College
  • Mondello Technical School

Occupational Background

  • In industry since 1988 as a service technician, parts/customer service, motorcycle chassis manufacturing & designing, and advanced engine designing/building.

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

  • Super Flow Factory-Authorized Operator
  • Dyno-Jet/Power Commander Certification
  • Mondello Cylinder - Head Design, Blue Printing, and Engine Building
  • Ski-doo Technical Training
  • Attended Several Update/Race Schools