Dent Trials

Meet the 2019 Dent Trials Judges

Luke Price

2009- Present Owner of HailNetwork

2-time Dent Olympics finalist

2011- Present MTE International Dent Olympic Judge

Clean-up Crew for MTE Dent Olympic cars following the competition

State Farm PDR consultant

2nd Generation PDR tech trained by Tom Price

Experienced in all aspects of PDR: Training, Education, Hail, Door Dings, Retail, Wholesale

International Hail Specialist: USA, Canada and Australia

MTE Education day speaker: GPDR, Estimating and Blending

Luke has performed Live demos at Sema, Collision Repair Expo, Melbourne and Mobile Tech Expo.

His hobbies include traveling, spending time with his dogs, sports and fast cars.

Kenji Oshimi

NAPDRT Certified Technician

PDR Nation Certified Technician

Vale Training Certifying Administrator (Certification Body- Asia Branch/ Administration by Trust Dent Company

Vale Training Certified PDR Technician (Master Craftsman)

5th  place in 2005 MTE International Dent Olympics

2012- Present MTE International Dent Olympic Judge

2011 MTE PDR Mentor of the Year Award recipient

Owner of Trust Dent Company in Japan

Hobbies include driving and American Football

David Haxton

1995- Present- Active PDR Technician

2000-2019 Co-Founder/ Owner of Dentsmart

2009-Present- Co-Founder/ Operator of ARC Certified PDR Verification Company

Proud member of NAPDRT

2017- Present MTE International Dent Olympic Judge

300 Industry Leadership Award Recipient

Experienced in route work, retail dent repair and hail damage repair.

Owns and runs a retail PDR shop.

David is married with 2 children.  His hobbies include golf, animal rescue, and farming.

Kevin Byrd

PDR Technician for 25 years

Owner of Ding Inc.

Proud member of NAPDRT

2012- Present MTE International Dent Olympic Judge

2011 PDR Person of the Year Award recipient

Clean-up Crew for MTE Dent Olympic cars following the competition

Works with KAR servicing auto auctions including Manheim, Adesa and Mecum

Works with rental companies including Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt

Product development and sales for DentCraft Tools

Works with numerous auto dealerships with vendor operations

Married to Kari Byrd and has 3 children

Hobbies include traveling, skiing, biking and boating

Kyle Violette

June 2011- Present – PDR Technician for Dent Wizard International

Dent Wizard International 5-Star Technician

MTE Dent Olympics Judge 2018- present

Senior Technician Committee Leader for Dent Wizard International

Advanced Trainer for Dent Wizard International

Quarterly Host of Advanced Training Workshops across the US for Dent Wizard International

2nd Place Winner in 2017 MTE International Dent Olympic Competition

Clean up Crew for MTE Dent Olympic cars after the competition in 2018 & 2019

Kyle is married with 2 children.  His hobbies include traveling, outdoor activities and spending all his free time with his family.

Mike Wahl

1997- Present – Active PDR Technician

MTE International Dent Olympics Judge 2004- Present

MTE International Dent Olympics Prep and Clean Up Crew

Nationally known Top Educator for Up to Date Industry Repair Methods

Leader for educational seminars including NACE, ICAR, & Mobile Tech Expo

Current President for NAPDRT- National Alliance of Paintless Dent Repair Technicians

Mike is married and has 2 children. His hobbies include spending time with his family, traveling to the beach, he is an avid dog lover and enjoys barbequing

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