Dan is a Vermont SportsCar success story, having joined the team as an intern in 2006 and then working his way through various positions to his current role as Rally Team Event Engineer. His broad experience – ranging from gearbox technician, to driving the trucks to events, to race engineer, powertrain engineering manager and senior engine engineer makes him one of the most versatile engineers on staff. With expertise in both rallycross and rally, he works on engine design with Yannis Loison, calibration on the engine/chassis dyno, testing and event support, and has been involved in multiple major car and engine design projects.
Dan has degrees from Vermont Tech (Ass.Degree: Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Technology, B.Sc: Electromechanical Engineering) and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Engine Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as certificates for engine tuning and advanced ECU applications. He has traveled extensively in Europe and Japan with Vermont SportsCar and when he isn’t working, he enjoys playing guitar and snowboarding with his wife and 2 children.