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2018 State TDC Champions

2018 State TDC Champions
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About the Challenge

View the complete list of State Truck Driving Championship events for the 2018 season.

Need to contact a FedEx regarding the Chairman's Challenge? Find the information by State & Opco.

Winner's Circle

See the drivers who took home their state championships in 2018.

See the outcomes of previous years' TDC competitions.

Meet the FedEx Aces — drivers who've proven they're are the best of the best year after year.

The Road to Columbus

The following is a list of drivers who have qualified to compete at the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) 2018 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, Aug. 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio.

2018 State Champions

Competitor

City & State

Opco

Class

Position

Russell Cottingham

Decatur, AL

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Ross Garner

Decatur, AL

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


David Hawk

Birmingham, AL

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Kenny Lockhart

Montgomery, AL

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Robert Moore

Birmingham, AL

Freight

Step Van

Driver


Charlie Salter

Montgomery, AL

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Daniel Thompson

Mobile, AL

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Muku Afusia

Anchorage, AK

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Madeleine Vea

Anchorage, AK

Express

Step Van

Driver


Mohammed Khan

Tucson, AZ

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Zing Shepherd

Flagstaff, AZ

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Charlie Woodland

North Phoenix, AZ

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Mike Ortiz

Phoenix, AZ

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Danny Parker

Fort Smith, AR

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Danny Patterson

Conway, AR

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Dawn Kerr

Sacramento, CA

Express

5-Axle

Driver


Gary Cordova

Fresno, CA

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Hobie Eirich

Anaheim, CA

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Jon Stafford

Chico, CA

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Oscar Enciso

Burbank, CA

Ground

Step Van

Owner


Gary Martin

Sacramento, CA

Ground

Tank Truck

Owner


Eric Damon

Colorado Springs, CO

Express

Step Van

Driver


Dutch Burch

Denver, CO

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Brook Figgins

Springfield, CO

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Todd Flippin

Springfield, CO

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Dave Mogler

Denver, CO

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Chris Perna

Denver, CO

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Ralph Tibbetts

Grand Junction, CO

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


John Falkevitz

East Granby, CT

Express

Step Van

Driver


Drew Martin

North Haven, CT

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Paul Brandon

New Haven, CT

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Dave Bryant

Hartford, CT

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Ed Oakes

Hartford, CT

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Louis Lockard

Wilmington, DE

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Billy Tuell

Wilmington, DE

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Lindsay Nonnenmocher

New Castle, DE

Ground

Straight Truck

Owner's Driver


Wes Reynolds

New Castle, DE

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Jottyn Santos

Orlando, FL

Express

4-Axle

Driver


Eddie Pennington

Jacksonville, FL

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Rusty Pederson

Jacksonville, FL

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Gary Seefried

Orlando, FL

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Dan Stapleton

Ocala, FL

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Glenn Morris

Valdosta, GA

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Steve Haskill

Kailua Kona, HI

Express

Step Van

Driver


Adam Stroup

Omaha, NE (IA)

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Randy Schwasinger

Boise, ID

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Alan Stacy

Boise, ID

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Tim Banasiak

Peru, IL

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Miguel Corral

Chicago Heights, IL

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Ritch Fundell

Peru, IL

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Jason Smith

Effingham, IL

Freight

Step Van

Driver


John Bouddhara

Wichita, KS

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Ron Gabel

Great Bend, KS

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Tim Helus

Wichita, KS

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Don Logan

Topeka, KS

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


David Proctor

Louisville, KY

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


John Willinger

Louisville, KY

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Eric Courville

Lafayette, LA

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Milton Hebert

Lafayette, LA

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Joseph Vital

Lafayette, LA

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Chad Rudesill

Baton Rouge, LA

Ground

5-Axle Sleeper

Owner


Donnie Williams

Baton Rouge, LA

Ground

Step Van

Owner


Bob Cochran

Augusta, ME

Express

Step Van

Driver


Les Lord

Bangor, ME

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Mark Scaplen

Portland, ME

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


John Everhart

West Baltimore, MD

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Jason Toothman

Hagerstown, MD

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Rich Alimberti

Windsor, CT (MA)

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Roland Bolduc

Windsor, CT (MA)

Express

5-Axle

Driver


Steve Capone

E Boston, MA

Express

Flatbed

Driver


Rich Gray

Hartford, CT (MA)

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Bob Ledoux

Raynham, MA

Express

Step Van

Driver


Dan Badalamente

Warren, MI

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Rick Bailey

Warren, MI

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Paul Butkowski

Saint Cloud, MN

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Reggie Copeland

Minn. / St. Paul, MN

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Larry Steffensen

Minn. / St. Paul, MN

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Alex Lofgren

St. Paul, MN

Ground

3-Axle

Owner's Driver


Randy Byrd

Jackson, MS

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Christopher Gaston

Tupelo, MS

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


John Kitchens

Tupelo, MS

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Scott Osborne

Jackson, MS

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Don Smith

Tupelo, MS

Ground

Step Van

Owner


Jimmy Houghton

Kansas City, MO

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Mike Chatterton

Springfield, MO

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Robbie Roth

Columbia, MO

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Grant Garwood

Joplin, MO

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver

Mark Cole

Billings, MT

Freight

3-Axle

Driver

Tracey James

Helena, MT

Ground

Step Van

Owner


Paul Badgett

Aurora, NE

Freight

3-Axle

Driver

George Chaney

Aurora, NE

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Toby Kort

Aurora, NE

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Jeremiah Saffold

Omaha, NE

Express

Step Van

Driver


Bradley Cupery

Las Vegas, NV

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Bob Fini

Las Vegas, NV

Express

Step Van

Driver


Patrick Nerger

Reno, NV

Express

4-Axle

Driver


Eric Flick

Mill City, NV

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Matt Hart

Elko, NV

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Gragg Wilson

Reno, NV

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Peter Borges

Londonderry, NH

Express

3-Axle

Driver


John Houghton

Londonderry, NH

Express

Step Van

Driver


Paul Robichaud

Londonderry, NH

Express

Tank Truck

Driver


Michael McMahon

Belmont, NH

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver



Stephen Lumpkin

Branchburg, NJ

Express

Step Van

Driver



Carlos Chavarriaga

North Newark, NJ

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver



Jim Erickson

Cinnaminson, NJ

Freight

Flatbed

Driver



Scott Hamlin

Cinnaminson, NJ

Freight

5-Axle

Driver



Artur Lesniowski

Secaucus, NJ

Ground

5-Axle Sleeper

Owner


Chris Shaw

Albuquerque, NM

Express

Step Van

Driver


Loretta Bruyeré

Farmington, NM

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Celso Romero

Roswell, NM

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Jim Kohr

Rochester, NY

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Mark McLean

Newburgh, NY

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Randy Merle

Rochester, NY

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Ray Waage

Newburgh, NY

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Dave Watson

Newburgh, NY

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Adam Miller

Rochester, NY

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Mike Bills

Durham, NC

Express

Straight Truck

Driver


Gus Kern

Concord, NC

Express

Step Van

Driver


Dave Rohman

Charlotte, NC

Express

3-Axle

Driver


Basher Pierce

Greensboro, NC

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Jimmy Whitley

Greensboro, NC

Ground

5-Axle Sleeper

Owner


Sharon Collett

Fargo, ND

Express

Step Van

Driver


Rick Hartleib

Minot, ND

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


John Janousek

Fargo/Moorhead, ND

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Scott Meyers

Fargo/Moorhead, ND

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Chris Scholand

Fargo/Moorhead, ND

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Brad Strom

Fargo/Moorhead, ND

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Bryan Elges

Youngstown, OH

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Paul Hillman

Fremont, IN (OH)

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Scott Woodrome

Dayton, OH

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Aaron Snyder

Youngstown, OH

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Lando Williams

Tulsa, OK

Express

Step Van

Driver


Nick Arnold

Tulsa, OK

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Ken Pyle

Tulsa, OK

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Steve Chalupa

Portland, OR

Express

Step Van

Driver


Manny Cruz

Eugene, OR

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Kirby Ferber

Portland, OR

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Lalo Fernandez

Portland, OR

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Jerry Lambert

Portland, OR

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Chris Outen

Portland, OR

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Ron Zieser

Medford, OR

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Chad Keefer

East Harrisburg, PA

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


David Lumpkin

Warwick, RI

Express

Step Van

Driver


Karen Tierney

Warwick, RI

Express

5-Axle

Driver


Rob Burdett

Providence, RI

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Eddie Days

Hilton Head Island, SC

Express

Step Van

Driver


Ben Hampton

Greenville, SC

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Ray Shelton

Greenville, SC

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Dubby Freeman

Florence, SC

Ground

Straight Truck

Owner


Marty Kraft

Rapid City, SD

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Troy Swenson

Watertown, SD

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Mike Whitehead

Sioux Falls, SD

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Ronny Hamill

Chattanooga, TN

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Renee Overbay

Murfreesboro, TN

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


James Sheehan

East Nashville, TN

Ground

Straight Truck

Owner


Kevin Smith

Chattanooga, TN

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Jack Henderson

Fort Worth, TX

Express

Step Van

Driver


Mike Cirrincione

Odessa, TX

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Jaret Holmes

Houston Hobby, TX

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


Lonnie Christensen

Hurricane, UT

Ground

Step Van

Owner

David Doucet

St. Johnsbury, VT

Express

Straight Truck

Driver

Chris Goddard

Williston, VT

Express

3-Axle

Driver

Chuck Killian

St. Johnsbury, VT

Express

Step Van

Driver

Christopher Novak

Williston, VT

Express

5-Axle

Driver

Matt Smith

Montpelier, VT

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Mark Brundage

Dulles, VA

Express

4-Axle

Driver


Greg Long

Herndon, VA

Express

Step Van

Driver


Robert Lilly

Richmond, VA

Freight

Flatbed

Driver


David Price

Staunton, VA

Freight

Straight Truck

Driver


Kerry Ryan

Richmond, VA

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Clint Anderson

Yakima, WA

Express

Step Van

Driver


Darrell Shelton

Pasco, WA

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Vic Skoglund

Everett, WA

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Bill Adkins

Huntington, WV

Freight

5-Axle Sleeper

Driver


Gregory Brooks

Huntington, WV

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver


Vince May

Huntington, WV

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Jeremy Thomas

Charleston, WV

Freight

Tank Truck

Driver


Randy Thomas

Charleston, WV

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Neil Austen

Beckley, WV

Ground

Step Van

Owner's Driver


Brent Glasenapp

Milwaukee, WI

Express

Flatbed

Driver


Gary Reimer

Mauston, WI

Freight

3-Axle

Driver


Duane Staveness

Mauston, WI

Freight

5-Axle

Driver


Derek Gorrell

Rock Springs, WY

Freight

4-Axle

Driver


Tim Vanfossen

Rock Springs, WY

Freight

Twin Trailers

Driver