Our Coaches

Brantford

Mike - Brantford

Mike

Location: Brantford
Years of Experience: 12
Specialty: Custom Homes
Fact: Love wood turning, motorcycles, and keeping 2 boys out of trouble

Ken - Brantford

Ken

Location: Brantford
Years of Experience: 35
Specialty: All aspects of residential construction, from framing to landscape, start to finish
Fact: Once ran for mayor of Hamilton

Kevin - Brantford

Kevin

Location: Brantford
Years of Experience: 18
Specialty: All building specialties
Fact: When I am not busy being a dad, husband or Lumber man, I enjoy volunteer firefighting and am an avid fisherman.

Gia - Brantford

Gia

Location: Brantford
Years of Experience: 22
Specialty: Fence and deck, sheds and garages, trim and mouldings
Fact: Die hard Boston Bruins fan, avid crafter, Pinterest lover

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Cambridge

Richard - Cambridge

Richard

Location: Cambridge
Years of Experience: 34
Specialty: Fence, decks and garages
Fact: I was a soccer coach for 20 years, enjoy golf and family time

Ernie - Cambridge

Ernie

Location: Cambridge
Years of Experience: 20
Specialty: Lumber, Trim & Doors, Windows, Trusses, EWP, etc…
Fact: Ruggedly handsome

Sabine - Cambridge

Sabine

Location: Cambridge
Years of Experience: 1
Specialty: Decks, fence, sheds, garage, additions, trim, doors, windows
Fact: I can recall and possibly recite all How I Met Your Mother episodes

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Dundas

Shawn - Dundas

Shawn

Location: Dundas
Years of Experience: 10
Specialty:
Decks, fences, sheds, garages, trim, doors, windows
Fact: Proud father of two! GOLF!

 

Peter - Turkstra Dundas Coach

Peter

Location: Dundas
Years of Experience: 6
Specialty: Paint, stain, fence, decks
Fact: Nascar, camping, and playing Squash

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Dunnville

Brian - Dunnville

Brian

Location: Dunnville
Years of Experience: 35
Specialty: Pretty much anything including barns and steel
Fact: I have 6 grandchildren

Dan - Dunnville

Dan

Location: Niagara Region
Years of Experience: 24
Specialty: Trim and Doors
Fact: I’m a huge nerd & also an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces working with Cadets

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Hamilton

Steve - Hamilton

Steve

Location: Hamilton
Years of Experience:
36
Specialty:
Home building
Fact:
Love anything motorized

Dave - Hamilton

Dave

Location: Hamilton
Years of Experience: 50
Specialty: Architectural technology and constructive engineering, I am a trim carpenter by trade
Fact: Love working with wood but can never find the time when I want to do something for me!!!

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Niagara Falls

Dennis - Niagara Falls

Dennis

Location: Niagara Falls
Years of Experience: 30
Specialty: Lumber, deck, fence, siding
Fact: Niagara Ice Dogs usher for 8 years

Peter - Niagara Falls

Peter

Location: Niagara Falls
Years of Experience: 2
Specialty: 40 years in framing
Fact: Avid Formula 1 fan

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Ridgeway

Wayne - Ridgeway

Wayne

Location: Ridgeway
Years of Experience: 30
Specialty: Fence, deck, garage, shed, basement
Fact: Enjoy bowling and spending time on the beach

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Simcoe

Sean - Simcoe

Sean

Location: Simcoe
Years of Experience: 7
Specialty: Deck & Fences
Fact: I have 4 cats.

 

Matt - Simcoe

Matt

Location: Simcoe
Years of Experience: 13
Specialty: Deck & Fences, Trim & Doors, Siding
Fact: Enjoy golf, riding my Harley and spending time with family. Been in Boston Bruin dressing after a game.

 

Tim - Simcoe

Tim

Location: Simcoe
Years of Experience: 35
Specialty: Lumber, trusses, EWP, trim, windows, doors, siding, decks, fences
Fact: I enjoy golfing

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Joshua

Location: Simcoe
Years of Experience: 1
Specialty: Stairs
Fact: Avid football fan and coach

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Smithville

Sid - Smithville

Sid

Location: Smithville
Years of Experience: 33
Specialty: Provide customers accurate information on products and delivery of products
Fact: If we don’t have it -we will get it!

Alfie - Smithville

Alfie

Location: Smithville
Years of Experience: 45
Specialty: Master carpenter/custom home builder
Fact: Like making people laugh

 

AJ - Smithville

AJ

Location: Smithville
Years of Experience: 6
Specialty: Developments & custom homes
Fact: Regrettably, taught my dog to open doors

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Stoney Creek

Ivan - Stoney Creek

Ivan

Location: Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 49
Specialty: Lumber, deck, fence, framing, siding
Fact: Enjoy reading

Norm - Stoney Creek

Norm

Location: Trim & Doors
Years of Experience: 39
Specialty: Coaching customers in the finishing stages of their home to meet their budget
Fact: Spending family time at the cottage, fishing and boating

Dave - Stoney Creek

Dave

Location: Windows
Years of Experience: 32
Specialty: Exterior doors & windows/supply and install window program
Fact: Started with Turkstra in May 1988 for a part time position.  That has changed!

George - Stoney Creek

George

Location: Trim & Doors
Years of Experience: 40
Specialty: Custom interior trim design, packaging and consultation
Fact: Won Turkstra deck building contest in 1998 now I work for this wonderful company

James - Stoney Creek

James

Location: Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 35
Specialty: All building specialties

Mike - Stoney Creek

Mike

Location: Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 15
Specialty: Framing
Fact:
Love gardening and the outdoors

Thea - Stoney Creek

Thea

Location: Turkstra Design Centre
Years of Experience: 25
Specialty: Exterior doors and windows, interior trim, interior doors, hardware
Fact:
Love to cook and entertain family and friends

Mike - Stoney Creek

Mike

Location: Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 22 years
Specialty: Full house takeoffs, wood siding, composite decking
Fact: Love my meat pizza

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Waterdown

Eric - Waterdown

Eric

Location: Waterdown
Years of Experience: 19
Specialty: Decks, fences, siding, windows
Fact: Bilingual in French / English

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Customer Service Branch

David-Coach Stoney Creek

Mike

Location: Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 12.5 years
Specialty: Special order sales
Fact: Big football fan

Amanda - Stoney Creek

Amanda

Location: Customer Service Branch
Years of Experience: 13
Specialty: Fence, Decks, Trim, Doors and Hardware
Fact: Has worked in 6 of the 11 Turkstra Lumber locations

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Trim and Doors

Jamie-Trim and Doors

Jamie

Location: Trim and Doors – Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 15 years
Specialty: Specialty – Interior finish goods
Fact: Applied here for a 3 month summer job, turned into 15 years…time flies

Brittany-Trim and Doors

Brittany

Location: Trim and Doors – Stoney Creek
Years of Experience: 12 years
Specialty: Trim, Interior Doors and Hardware
Fact: Love to read in my spare time and go on hikes with my puppy

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