Our Team

John KnibbeJohn Knibbe

John became a licensed technician in the 70’s and also has an engineering diploma from SAIT from 1980. John worked as a salesman at Honda for many years before starting Knibbe Automotive with his family. John has three children and seven grandchildren. John enjoys reading, biking, and competitive games of all kinds. His heroes are C.S. Lewis and Billy Graham. John is the king of “dad jokes…”

Joe KirkJoe Kirk

Joe is the longest-standing service advisor after John and began working at Knibbe Automotive in 2007. Joe is a licensed technician and a born and bred Calgarian. He loves Alberta beef and cheering on the Calgary Flames with his family (his favourite player is Johnny Gaudreau).  Joe’s favourite cartoon is the Thundercats and his guilty pleasure is playing video games.

Fred ArmstrongFred Armstrong

Fred became a licensed technician in 1986, and has worked as a service writer at Knibbe Automotive for five years. Originally from Regina, Fred’s favourite sports team is the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Fred loves spending time with his family which includes eight grandchildren. He also loves old cars and music; he is an excellent singer and also plays the trumpet. His weakness is vanilla cake with chocolate icing.

Shaun EriksonShaun Erikson

Shaun has been a licensed technician since 1987. This Southern-Alberta boy was born in Coaldale Ab and has worked with cars since he was 12 years old. Shaun enjoys Nordic skiing, tennis, and gardening; has four kids; and loves everything Chevrolet (his current favourite being a diesel Chevrolet Cruze). Shaun’s guilty pleasure is local craft beer from Calgary.

Brian McClellandBrian McClelland

Brian is a born and raised Calgarian who loves golfing, fishing, and woodworking. Brian is highly skilled in automotive electronics, having worked in the industry for over 25 years. Brian’s first love was his 1968 VW bug, and he also enjoys science fiction and action movies. This father of two is no stranger to dad jokes, and he says that high school was the best 11 years of his life…

Dave ThompsonDave Thompson

Originally from the beautiful Okanagan, Dave has worked in the automotive industry for 40 years. Coincidentally, Dave has also been married for 40 years, and he has 4 children and 6 beautiful grandchildren. In his spare time, Dave enjoys walking his two dogs, repairing computers, rebuilding old cars, and gardening. Dave’s favourite car is a 1994 Mercury Cougar, and his favourite food (and guilty pleasure) is meatloaf.

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