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Cole Scrogham


Founder of Madison Automotive Apprentices, dedicated to educating and preparing future automotive enthusiasts and advocates. 4-time overall, national Concours winner and Restoration specialist with the Porsche brand. 8-time Champion team owner in Motorsport competition and wins at all major tracks in North America. Master’s Degree in Public Administration from James Madison University.

Erik McIntosh

Automotive Intern

JMU Junior Engineering major and 3-time MAAP Intern with a few restoration projects in the works. Enjoys anything outdoors like skiing and snowboarding and loves to build furniture from scratch in his free time. He hopes to become an automotive engineer after graduation.

Ryan Estes

Automotive Intern

Ryan is a senior Anthropology major from Waynesboro, Virginia. He took a winter session class at MAAP, was immediately hooked and wanted to spend more time here. After graduation, he wants to be an officer in the marine corps. His dream car is an 05-06 Ford GT and likes to play the banjo in his spare time.

Jordan Prax

Automotive Intern

2-time automotive MAAP intern, Senior JMU Engineering major with a Mathematics and Business minor. Previous 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle and 1983 Yamaha Virago owner from Charlottesville, Virginia. Jordan has participated in multiple MAAP events like Amelia Island Concours, Dynamic Chassis Institute and a few Cars and Coffees. He works on his motorcycle and other various restoration projects in his free time.

Kevin Borg

Board of Directors

Professor of History, faculty advisor to Madison Motorsports student organization, Coordinator Science, Technology & Society minor. Teaching & research areas include: history of American automobile cultures, social history of American technology and public history.

Bill Wyatt

Board of Directors

Director of Communications and University Spokesperson for James Madison University as well as a graduate of the JMU Masters of Public Administration. He is an avid NASCAR fan and lives in Harrisonburg with his wife and 6 children.

William Ritchie

Professor, Business Management

JMU Business Professor and motorsport enthusiast. He comes into MAAP every week to work on his engine, and has hosted multiple COB field-trips to MAAP for a supply-chain class. William (Bill) is now a MAAP Board Member.

Teresa Hanger

Clingman and Hanger

Teresa is an active board member at MAAP, specializing in event management. She contributes to MAAP productions and executes decisions to further MAAP’s mission.

Danny Marshall

VA House of Delegates

Represents the 14th House District (includes Danville, parts of Pittsylvania County and parts of Henry Country) in Virginia House of Delegates since 2002. Former President of Marshall Concrete Products of Danville and Synergy Racing President. Danville City Council 2000 – 2001.

Jace Taylor

Automotive Intern

Jace is a rising junior engineering student at JMU. Throughout the past year and a half, he’s been building a project car, a turbocharged Miata, and has found a deep interest for learning anything and everything automotive related, specifically in engine tuning. He hopes to pursue a career in the field of automotive engineering at an OEM.

Jack Gavin

Automotive Intern

Jack is a junior Engineering major with minors in math and physics. He has been fiddling with cars since before he was old enough to fall in love with driving them. Jack’s interest in cars sprouted from wrenching on his first car, a Mazda Miata. Outside of school and work, Jack is an avid mountain biker and enjoys anything involving the outdoors. An E30 M3 his dream car, and after graduation, he aspires to be an automotive engineer.