With more than 38 years of experience in the auto repair industry, Kevin Cooper made the transition from ASE Master Certified Technician to store owner in 2009 with great success. Kevin has been able to take his vision and create a shop culture that demonstrates constant care for the customers and the service and technician teams. He credits his success to the willingness of our teams to do their very best work. Kevin personally stands behind every repair. He goes the extra mile to always do the next right thing for our team and customers.
Casey Cooper is the Coopers Comptroller in charge of business operations for both stores. She is always doing her best behind the scenes to make Coopers Auto Repair the best it can be. Casey enjoys working with good people and has worked hard to surround herself with people of a like mind.
Nikki has moved from her trusted position overseeing daily office operations, customer relations, parts tracking/ bookkeeping for both stores to being on the counter as a Service Advisor. Nikki is the glue that keeps Coopers Auto Repair Specialists together. She is our customer advocate going beyond auto repair to make sure everyone is happy and taken care of appropriately. Nikki has a heart of gold. She keeps us all smiling with her awesome sense of humor and kind heart.
Scott Johnson is an ASE Certified Service Advisor who joined our team at the end of 2015. His great customer service skills made him fit right in from the minute he arrived. He moved into the management position in 2019 at the Puyallup store. He always looks out for the best interests of our customers and his teammates because he cares. Scott loves driving on muddy hills. His goal this year is to go to an away Seahawks game. Scott cooks dinner every night for his family, he loves his BBQ!
Kyle Cooper has dedicated himself to the family business by being our customer advocate at both shop since 2010. Kyle is an ASE Certified Service Advisor. He also holds his Technician Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications since 1995. Kyle is loyal, kind and smart. We enjoy having Kyle around, he makes us laugh! He is famous for his delicious BBQ. His goal this year is to go to an away Seahawks game.
Donovan Kraemer is genuinely a nice guy to work with. He started his career in automotive in the parts department then moved comfortably into service as he is a natural people person. His knowledge of vehicles and their repair goes well beyond his years! Donovan fit right in at Coopers the day he walked through our door. Partly because he too loves to BBQ!
Zack Morgan is our tool wielding Ninja of Automotive Excellence! He graduated from college with an associate degree at age 17. He continued his education and became a fully certified ASE Advanced Level Specialist, Master Technician at 19. Zack has his L1 State Emissions Repair Certification. Zack is our lead Technician at the Puyallup Store. He has worked on cars for over 19 years. Zack is a Western WA. Native, that lives in Puyallup with his wife, two daughters and his dog.
Nick Miller is a great Technician to work with. He has been with us for 4 years. He almost always has a smile on his face! In 2019 we were able to provide Nick his dream shop giving him the space he needs to fix vehicles. Nick loves diesel trucks, his soon to be wife Brandy and his two little girls!
Justin Lacrosse has been with Coopers for many years. He is a beast! Justin has made huge accomplishments over the years. We are lucky to have him back in service. ASE Certified
Gabe is one of our original Technicians! He started working on cars in 1998, graduating from Wyotech. He has received his full certification as a Master Auto Repair Technician by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. He is an L1 Advanced Level Specialist and has his Washington State Emission Repair Technician Certification. Gabe is a Diesel, Emission repair specialist. Gabe enjoys problem solving, he keeps up with all the latest technologies. Gabe’s favorite car is a motorcycle, he is a fun guy to work with, super smart and funny. He loves spending time with his kids.
Cameron Inman came to us in 2018 from Seattle and quickly fit right in at both stores. We knew he was a keeper when he bought a new home in our area and moved his young family here. Cam is always willing to get the job done right. He has his ASE Certifications. He is highly skilled in the art of auto repair. He loves hanging out with his family and son working on their new house.
Allen Polk is an ASE Certified Technician. He came to Coopers in 2019. Allen is always calm and patient even when the hardest jobs come his way. If everyone were as nice as Allen the world would be a better place.
Anthony Moeller trained at Green River College he is an ASE Certified Technician. All of us agree he is a great guy to have in the shop, he always keeps a positive attitude. He has won the employee spotlight award from his peers more times than anyone else on the entire team. That means a lot.
Calvin Triebel came on board in 2020. He has become a part of our core team. Calvin always saves the day when we need him most! Everyone’s day always goes smoother when Calvin is here.
Carl Jenkins formerly known as Kyle also came on board in 2020. Carl graciously lets us call him Carl so that we do not have 2 Kyle’s at Coopers.