BlackCoach LLC Getting You Where You Want To Be


BlackCoach LLC

You’ve attained financial security – shouldn’t you, your family and friends feel the same sense of security while traveling in Montana, often during inclement weather and hazardous winter road conditions?

With BlackCoach LLC, you can expect the following:

  • New winter snow tires each and every season.

  • Comfortable seating for six passengers (eight if the front seat is used and the rear back bench seat has a third passenger).

  • Plenty of room for ALL your baggage requirements to include skis and snowboards.

  • A driver who knows Highway 191 to Big Sky and the roads to the Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks, Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Ski Resort intimately. 

  • A driver with a great work ethic who believes one should be early, on time, but NEVER late.

  • On your trip - I work for you, if you want me  drive slower or possibly faster, you need only ask.


I just started BlackCoach LLC in January 2021 and hope to gain your confidence to transport you, your family and friends to private clubs and public resorts located in Big Sky, Montana or other designated destinations.  Much larger shuttle limousine services require more drivers, many of whom may have little to no driving experience on Montana highways during hazardous winter conditions.

I’ve been driving Montana roads for twenty-four years and have an additional six years of driving experience in many other northern states to include the far north in Fairbanks, Alaska.  I’ve worked as a Security Officer at the Yellowstone Club for almost four years and make the drive from Bozeman to Big Sky approximately 160 times a year.


Personal Background

My personal background:  Retired Special Agent, Air Force Office of Special Investigations 1989-2001; Contracted Anti-terrorism Instructor, U.S. State Department at U.S. Embassies worldwide 2002-2004; Armed Security Contractor with a U.S. Government Agency overseas 2004-2014; numerous executive protection winter and summer driving courses through the U.S. military, U.S. Government and private corporations.

Warm Regards,

Ron Minard


My Rates

My Rates are Black and White
You don't need to go to my website and utilize an unwieldy process dependent on your destination, miles driven or number of occupants and baggage. A routine trip for pickup from Bozeman Airport to Big Sky will average approximately four to five hours when considering my time of departure for pickup, waiting for your arrival or departure and the 125 mile round trip.  I arrive early for pickups because I NEVER want to be late and I track flight numbers on an application to determine early or late arrivals/departures.  And, because BlackCoach is a small service, I'm never going to allow my bookings to be larger than I can handle and arrive late for your trip due to a previous trip taking longer than expected.

My Rates are Simple
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport to Big Sky - $375

This rate is higher due to the high frequency of early or late flight arrivals than scheduled at Bozeman Airport and my need to be there early or wait later for delayed flights.

Big Sky to Airport - $325
Regardless of the number of passengers - even if there are additional passengers or additional baggage requirements that were not on the initial pickup (as long as there are no more than eight).  There are no additional fees for the use of a cargo trailer for luggage and ski gear, child seats or booster seats (I have two of each).
All other destinations - $100 per hour - $200 minimum for any trip - includes sight seeing trips to your choice of destination.

Gratuities - Never Required - Never Expected - Always Appreciated.

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GMC 9 Passenger Quigley 4x4


GMC 9 Passenger Quigley 4x4


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