Technician of the Year

The Technician of the Year Contest is presented by TXTA Fleet Maintenance Council (FMC) and proudly sponsored by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies. The 2023 contest was held on June 3 at the TSTC Diesel Technology Center in Waco, Texas. Participants rotated through a series of hands-on workstations and completed a written test. The first place winner, Michael Kerfoot, Dickinson Fleet Services, will represent Texas as our State Champion in the ATA National SuperTech Competition being held September 17–21, 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio. Please visit for national competition information.

2023 Technician Champions

First Place
Michael Kerfoot
Cox Automotive Mobility Fleet Services

Second Place
Corey Tegeler
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Third Place
Rudy Laguna

Fourth Place
Charles Kerr
FedEx Freight

Fifth Place
Andrew Hardy
Southwest International Truck

photo of technician of the year winners

TXTA 2023 Technician Champions (from left): FMC Allied Chairman Justin Munoz, Love’s; 1st Place, Michael Kerfoot, Dickinson Fleet Services; 2nd Place, Corey Tegeler, Old Dominion; 3rd Place Rudy Laguna, HEB; 4th Charles Kerr, FedEx Freight; (not pictured, 5th Place, Andrew Hardy, Southwest International Truck)



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