Slidell Driving School - Coach's Driving Academy


Coach's Driving Academy has received notification from the Louisiana OMV and Governor John Bel Edwards that effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all non-essential businesses must be closed at 5:00 pm. 

This Executive Stay at Home Order includes Coach’s Driving Academy – and we must cancel all Classes, Behind-the-Wheel Training, and Third-Party Road Skills test until at least April 13, 2020 (subject to change pending Governor John Bel Edwards orders).

We have emailed and notified all registered students, both teens and adults, of the cancellation of upcoming classes, drives, and Third-Party Road Skills Tests, and will reschedule all students as soon as possible and it is safe to do so. 

If you are currently registered for a driving class during this time frame, we will need to reschedule you to a future class date.  We will remain flexible as we continue through this ever changing situation.  Please check the available class dates on either the 38 Hour Teen Driving Course page or the 14 Hour Adult Pre-Licensing Course page and EMAIL us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know which date you prefer, and we will make the change on our end. 

Coach’s Driving Academy will remain flexible as we continue through this ever-changing situation. We will work through this together and we are committed to our core values of teaching you to become safe, courteous, and successful drivers.

Stay safe & Drive Safe,

Your Coach’s Driving Academy Krewe

We are certified with the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles to conduct your Road Skills Test for your driver’s license!  When you (or your teenager) is ready to take the test, we conduct Road Skills tests every Friday afternoon from 3 pm – 6 pm.  Please CALL us at 985-445-4494 to schedule your appointment.  You can also pay online in advance for your Road Skills Test by clicking HERE.

Coach's Driving Academy serves Slidell, Louisiana including the surrounding areas of Lacombe, Pearl River, and St. Tammany Parish. We offer driving instruction and defensive driving techniques to both teens and adults seeking to become safe and skilled drivers. Coach's Driving Academy has helped thousands of people like you and your children get their driver's licenses and go on to become safe, courteous, and successful drivers.  

We schedule behind the wheel training 7 days a week and have morning, afternoon, and evening lessons available.  We can fit around your busy schedule. 

Our highly-trained instructors teach you the right way to drive and what to practice, so that you can pass your behind the wheel test and be a safe driver after you get your license.  Coach's teaching environment is set up to develop positive attitudes of driving with confidence and making safety a NUMBER ONE priority. Coach's Driving Academy is committed to teaching all those who enroll and complete the courses, the following: 


  • Responsible Conduct on the Road
  • Careful/Safe Driving Skills
  • Alcohol Knowledge/Awareness
  • Positive/Confident Attitudes
  • Emergency Precautions/Procedures
  • Defensive Driving Skills
  • Louisiana Rules, Laws, Procedures

Whether you are a teen or adult driver learning to drive for the first time or a seasoned driver looking to improve your skills, Coach's Driving Academy is committed to helping you reach success.  Our goal is to ensure you leave with everything necessary to be a safe and responsible driver.