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The success of Dave's Collision is due to the loyalty of its staff. We pride ourselves in having highly trained technicians. Constant, leading edge training allows our employees to stay on top of the rapidly changing automotive industry. Our technicians hold I-CAR and PPG certifications, so you get the industries finest in safe, efficient and quality collision repair. Our staff combines to offer you over 100 years’ experience in the best of auto body repair.

Nate, owner, joined the team in 2002. Nate is Dave’s son and purchased the shop in January 2011. He is a level two painter through PPG's refinishing school, and has completed many I-CAR classes ranging from damage analysis to Fundamentals of Collision Repair. Nate has also attended many Body shop management courses.
Dave, manager/former owner, has been active in the auto body industry for over 40 years, owning the shop for 29 years before selling it to his son. Dave has been involved in the South Dakota Auto Body Association since 1976, holding many positions within the organization. Dave graduated form ND State School of Science in Auto Body Repair.
Steve is a graduate of Springfield Community College and has 39 years experience in the auto body industry, 27 of those with us. Steve has taken numerous I-CAR classes ranging from Unibody Repair to SRS (air bag) Training. He has also attended many classes to stay up to date on the changing world of unibody and frame design vehicles, along with the exotic metals that are now being used more commonly.  
John is a graduate of Southeast Technical Institute and has spent 19 of his 21 years in the auto body industry with us at Dave’s. John holds a Master Certificate of Accomplishment for completing all five levels of training through PPG's refinishing school. John has also completed many I-CAR classes ranging from Steering & Suspension to Advanced Vehicle systems. John was the first to complete the waterbourne paint training in the city, allowing us to offer you a lifetime paint warranty on your vehicle. 


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