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Meet The Crew

Oliver Hohnsbehn

Co-Owner | Red Seal Automotive Technician | Certified CVSE Inspector

Oliver was born in Victoria and attended Victoria High School where he completed the Automotive Program. He has 27 years experience in the automotive trade including 19 years dealership training with brands such Ford, Lincoln, Land Rover and Jaguar. Master Technician and Gold Certified Status. Oliver has been working with the amazing team and long-term friends at Simoes since 2019. Hobbies include mountain biking, camping and time with his adorable family.

Jason Coakley

Co-Owner | Manager | Front Person

Jason is Victoria-born. With 32 years of automotive experience, he is a very knowledgeable mechanic in all aspects of the automotive industry. Jason has been with Simoes since 2004. Jason enjoys mountain biking, riding his dirt bike and cruising in his Jensen with his family.

Cam Warmald

Co-Owner | Red Seal Automotive Technician | Certified CVSE Inspector

Cam is an electrical and diagnostic specialist, born in Victoria and attending the automotive program at Mount Douglas High School. He worked for Canadian Tire at the parts desk and Cedar Hill Esso before starting his apprenticeship at Simoes. He gained his Red Seal through Camosun College where he chose for the Wayne Blackwell Memorial Award as the year's top graduating apprentice. In 2020, he became part of the Simoes Automotive ownership group.

Dan Korolyk

Assistant Manager | Red Seal Automotive Technician | Certified CVSE Inspector

Dan is a mentor to many of us in the shop and wherever he goes. He has been a mechanic for 35 years, including 10 years of dealership training with brands such as Ford and Lincoln. Dan raced in the 80s for 7 years on the pro rally circuit in the USA. Dan spent 19 years in the Canadian military. Dan has been with Simoes for 2 years. His hobbies include mountain biking, motorcycle touring and drinking beer.

Graham Kask

Automotive Mechanic

Graham is Victoria born. He has an extensive 18 years of automotive experience. Graham has been with Simoes since 2015. Graham’s extensive experience and strong work ethic has made him a very talented “Swiss Army Knife” of a mechanic. Graham’s hobbies include camping his family, quadding and enjoying the great outdoors. Graham’s major dislike is empty snack drawers.

Josh Fyfe

Red Seal Automotive Technician | Certified CVSE Inspector

Josh is the newest addition to the Simoes family. Josh has 12 years of dealership training with Ford, Lincoln brands. His Master Technician training has made him a very skilled and efficient mechanic. Josh is an “outdoorsman” and enjoys spending every moment with his family, camping and 4-wheeling.

Matt Wade

3rd Year Apprentice

Matt was born in Sacramento, California, but calls the Island his home. He has been working on cars since he was 15 years old when his mom taught him everything she knew about working on her old cars. Matt is on his 4th year in the trade and still learning everyday. Building classic cars in his spare time is his therapy and what makes him truly happy. Matt loves meeting new people and hearing their stories. Matt’s dislikes are alarm clocks and mosquitos.

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