Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Eric Courville

FedEx Freight
Louisiana - 1st place 5-Axle Sleeper Class

Eric earned his ninth Louisiana state title including his second consecutive, first-place trophy in the 5-Axle Sleeper class. A member of the elite FedEx Aces team, Eric placed second in the 3-Axle class at the 2013 NTDC and last year finished third in the 5-Axle Sleeper class. A 22-year safe driver for FedEx Freight based in Lafayette, he has accumulated close to 1 million accident-free miles during his 24-year professional driving career. Retired from the U.S. Navy, Eric and his wife Missy have two sons, Eric (14) and Ethan (12). In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering for community events for veterans. The Courvilles live in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Eric Courville
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Breaux Bridge, La.
Career Years Driving: 24
Years With FedEx: 22
Safe Driving Miles: 990,000

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category Placed
2015 5-Axle Sleeper 3rd Place
2014 3-Axle  
2013 3-Axle 2nd Place
2008 3-Axle  
2005 3-Axle  
2003 3-Axle  
2002 3-Axle  
2000 3-Axle 4th Place