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About Staff

The success of Stadium Auto Service in Ann Arbor MI is attributed to our talented employees and their commitment to your 100% satisfaction. And they work very hard to be your professional auto service facility.

Our staff has an impressive list of certifications, training, and experience. Our certified shop technicians hold a wide variety of qualifications and decades of combined experience! These are the people who make it all happen:

Jim
Service Advisor, Audi-Volkswagen Certified

Introduction

Jim is definitely a Audi - Volkswagen expert. He has extensive Audi & Volkswagen training in both parts & service areas, with a 4 year VW Master Parts Specialist Certification. Jim also has 3 years Porsche service experience. He is a Milan High School graduate and has been in the Milan MI / Ann Arbor MI area since birth. Jim has the knowledge & automotive industry connections to ensure you get the best service possible.

Experience

  • 2016 – Joined our team as Service Advisor at Stadium Auto Service

  • 2014 – Service advisor at Germain Audi / Volkswagen

  • 2009 – Parts advisor at Germain Audi / Volkswagen / Porsche

  • 2007 – Service Manager at Village Green Canton

  • 2004-2007- Maintenance Tech at Village Green Ann Arbor

Skills - Specialization - Expertise

  • Volkswagen Master Parts Specialist Certification
  • 3 years Porsche service experience

Education-Training

  • Extensive Audi/Volkswagen/Porsche training during 7 years at dealership

  • Milan High School Graduate

Not only has Jim been through extensive Audi & Volkswagen training in both parts & service with a 4-year VW Master Parts Certification, he is an Audi- Volkswagen enthusiast. He’s been driving & tinkering on Volkswagens since he was old enough to drive. You can be assured, if you have any questions or concerns, Jim has the knowledge & connections to ensure you get the best advice and service possible.

Background

Jim is a Milan High School graduate, has been in the area since birth. He spends his free time with his wife and son, James, born in 2007. They love to escape up to the family cabin in Barton City. Jim is also an avid competitive shooter in Tactical pistol, shotgun, and rifle. Participates in State and National Competitions. And… Jim loves to ride motorcycles, whether a dirt bike through the trails or on his BMW motorcycle over the open road. Jim just completed the Saddle-Sore Challenge part of The Iron Butt Association for riding 1,000 miles circling Lake Michigan on his BMW within 24 hours. He would love to tell you about it… while standing.

Taylor
Technician, Mercedes-Benz & BMW Specialist

Introduction

Taylor is an auto enthusiast with extensive Mercedes-Benz training and Mercedes-Benz Star Certification. He also has extensive knowledge regarding BMW service. It won’t take you long to realize, he is “Your Guy” for Mercedes-Benz and BMW service. Taylor is a graduate of Lutheran High School N.W. in Rochester Hills and attended Macomb Community College for Automotive design. However, he found that wasn’t a good fit for him and switched to Automotive Management at Oakland Community College.

Experience:

  • 2017 – Joined our team at Stadium Auto Service

  • 2012 – Mercedes-Benz, Orlando FL

  • 2008 – Mercedes-Benz, St Clair Shores MI

  • 2003 – Jake’s Automotive, Troy MI

  • 2000 – Belle Tire, Troy MI

Expertise:

  • Mercedes-Benz Star certified
  • Mercedes-Benz dealerships, included multiple training modules - 6 years
  • Automotive service management experience - 8 years
  • ASE Certification – Service Advisor, Automatic Trans, Steering & Suspension

Education-Training

  • Mercedes-Benz Star certified

  • 9 years with Mercedes-Benz dealerships, included extensive training modules

  • 8 years management experience in automotive service

  • ASE Certification – Service Advisor, Automatic Trans, Steering & Suspension

  • Brakes, Electrical and Engine performance

  • Oakland Community College - Associates Degree in Automotive Management

  • Technical Center, Pontiac MI – Automotive Technology

  • Lutheran High School N.W. Graduate

Background

Taylor and his wife have beautiful daughter, Olivia, born in 2010. They spend much of their free time with family activities that often includes their extended family. Taylor is also an “Audio Geek”, loves building speaker cabinets and setting up audio systems.

Chris Osinski
Service Advisor

Introduction

Chris brings a vast amount of knowledge regarding Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche from his 11 years of experience at the dealership. He works with Jim to ensures you get the best parts and service for your Audi-Volkswagen needs.

Experience

  • 2018 – Joined our team at Stadium Auto Service

  • 2007 – Audi/Volkswagen/Porsche Dealership, Parts Manager

  • 2003 – Office Manager for an Ann Arbor Law firm

  • 1999 – Belmark Lanes, Manager

Education

  • Extensive training during his 11 years at Audi/Volkswagen/Porsche Dealership

  • Central Michigan University – Music Education Major

  • Saline High School Graduate

Background

Chris spends his free time hiking, gardening, and developing his own screen printing and sign business. However, his favorite time is spent with his family doing those activities they all love.

Mike Pisarski
ASE Master Certified, Audi-VW Technician-Specialist

Introduction

Mike is our “go to guy” for Audi-Volkswagen repair. He has 25 years Audi-Volkswagen dealership experience, which included extensive hours of manufacture Audi-Volkswagen training. If you have any question or concerns regarding your Audi or VW, we have very qualified people to help you.

Experience

  • 2019 - Joined our team at Stadium Auto Service

  • 2015 – Independent Repair facility as Audi/VW technician

  • 1990 – Audi/Volkswagen Dealership Technician

  • Professional Audi-Volkswagen Technician since 1990

Education-Training

  • Audi Master Guild Certified Technician

  • Volkswagen Master Certified Technician

  • Audi-Volkswagen Factory Training – 29 years

  • Master Certified ASE Technician with additional L1 Certification

  • Northwestern Michigan College

  • Kentwood High School Graduate (Grand Rapids area)

Background

In addition to his love for Audi and Volkswagen, Mike loves outdoor activities, kayaking, mountain biking and hiking. Also, a Harley Davison fanatic, the open road calls his name for trips up north. Loves to travel and sight see across Michigan and been to 22 states and counting. Mike has 3 children, now adults & on their own… They sure grow up fast.

Zack Coffey
ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician

Introduction

Zack’s experience & passion is with German & Subaru vehicles.  He’s abilities for German auto service has advanced far beyond his years.  Zack is like a sponge, absorbing & retaining information as fast as anyone we’ve worked with before.  He’s quickly become a key member on our service team.

Experience
2019 – joined our team at Stadium Auto Service
2016 – Independent shop specializing in European autos
2014 – Subaru Dealership
2013 – Chrysler Dealership
2012 – Kia Dealership

Education-Training

  • 2 years O.J.T. with European autos
  • Subaru factory training
  • Kia & Chrysler factory training
  • JCC Automotive Technical Training Associates Certificate
  • Columbia Central, Brooklyn MI

Background

When not at work, Zack loves to be on his motorcycle cruising the back roads.  He also likes shotgun trap shooting & target rifle… along with some hunting adventures.  Zack was married in 2017 with plans of starting a family.

Jeannie
Administrator

Introduction

Manages finances & record keeping for all three repair facilities:

  • Hoover Street Auto
  • Stadium Auto
  • State Street Auto

Experience:

  • 1999 - Joined our Team, back in the Shell Service Station “era”.

Education - Certificates - Awards

  • Accounting Associate Degree, Washtenaw Community College

Background

Born and raised in Ypsilanti with exception of three years of childhood living in Florida. Received my associate degree in Accounting from WCC. I joined the Team back in 1999 when we were still on the Eastside of Ann Arbor, known as Golfside Shell.  I had worked for a similar company for 13 years prior to that.
I married my husband Bill in 1988, Bill, now retired from UPS, and works part time for NAPA Auto Parts until we both start winding down toward retirement.  We have a son who joined the Air Force in 2007 & making it his career. Two daughters who graduated from EMU, one in 2013 with a Major in Communications, Minor in Theatre Media.  The other in 2015 Majoring in Speech Pathology, Minor in Communication and 2017 Masters in Autism Spectrum Disorder.

My “hobby” for over 12 years was “Volleyball Mom”.  However, with all the kids out on their own, my time has shifted to more travel with Bill back and forth up to Gladwin and to Florida plus… helping Brian keep the accounting & finances in order.  Have “laptop will travel”!   Bill & I also spend time assisting our aging parents.  Soon, I’ll be looking for new hobbies to enjoy with my forth coming retirement lifestyle. 

Brian Hogue
Owner / Business Manager / Team Builder

Introduction

Other than my time in the Air Force, I’ve been an Ann Arbor / Saline resident since 1971. I had dreams and visions of owning my own business back in my high school years. In 1980, one year following my Air Force tour, I reached my high school dream of business owner as an owner/operator of a Shell Auto Care on the eastside of Ann Arbor. In 2002, after 22 years as a Shell owner/operator, I bought the building in Ann Arbor on Hoover. I sold the Shell Service Station business and moved my auto repair portion to the new “Hoover Street Auto Repair” on Hoover. In 2013, I expanded to a second repair facility, ‘Stadium Auto Service, focused on German Automotive service and in 2016, a third repair facility, “State Street Auto”, focused on light & medium duty diesel trucks.

Experience:

  • Owner/Operator providing Auto Repair in Ann Arbor since 1980

  • 2016 opened third location “State Street Auto”

  • 2013 opened second location “Stadium Auto Service”

  • 2002 sold the gas business & opened “Hoover Street Auto”

  • 1980 started as a Shell Auto Care owner/operator

  • Served in the US Air Force

  • Northwestern Michigan College (1yr)

  • Huron High School Graduate

Background

During my free time I enjoy golf, tennis, water and snow skiing. I’m also a beginner in ballroom dancing and love to sing… not to be confused with a “talent to sing” … however, I do great job with background vocals for familiar songs on the radio.

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