Professional Instruction Program for Companies & Municipalities


STIHL can help you get the most from your equipment and help your crews reduce the risk of injury from accidents. Our distributors can connect you to a network of experienced instructors to demonstrate the proper use of our equipment and keep you up-to-date on relevant equipment information. Seminars can be tailored to fit your specific needs and group size.

Topics offered include:

  • STIHL equipment maintenance
  • Product applications (choosing the proper tool for the job)
  • Protective Apparel (PPE)
  • Features of STIHL products
  • Proper starting techniques
  • Proper fuel mixtures/storage
  • Choosing the proper accessory or cutting attachment for your needs
  • Explanation of STIHL GREEN technology
  • Easy2Start™, anti-vibration and other comfort features
  • Money-saving STIHL features
  • Authorized cutting attachments and much more
For more information, please contact the applications instructor closest to your region. If your area is not listed below and you need more information, please visit our Contact Us page.

Please note
: The Professional Instruction Program is designed for professional landscaping, tree services and public utility service groups. If you’re a non-professional or homeowner user, please contact your local STIHL Dealer for information or click here to view the chain saw safety, maintenance and operation videos.

STIHL Applications Instructors for Companies and Municipalities:

Blue Mountain Equipment, Inc.
Austin, San Antonio, Houston, College Station
Derek Monell
Blue Mountain Equipment, Inc.
Oklahoma, Texas
Matt Rose
Bryan Equipment Sales, Inc.
Lower Peninsula of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, Western Tennessee
Ken Morrison
Crader Distributing Company
Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Southern Illinois
Stan Woodfin
Intermountain STIHL
Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming
Jeremy Krueger
Mid-Atlantic STIHL
South Carolina, Western North Carolina, Eastern Tennessee
Adam Smith
Mid-Atlantic STIHL
Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Eastern West Virginia, Washington D.C.
Kenneth Glass
Mid-Atlantic STIHL
North Carolina, South Carolina, Southeast Virginia
Mike Preddy
Midwest STIHL, Inc.
Michigan-Upper Peninsula, Minnesota, Wisconsin
Steve Hagen
Mississippi Valley STIHL
Iowa, Northern Illinois
Ian Hunt
Northeast STIHL
Eastern Pennsylvania, Southeastern New York, New Jersey and Long Island
Carlos Mejias
Northeast STIHL
Connecticut, Rhode Island and Western Massachusetts
Andrew Krenz
Northeast STIHL
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Eastern Massachusetts
Mike Pateneaude
Northeast STIHL
Central/Western Pennsylvania and Western/Upstate New York
STIHL Northwest
Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska
Dave Wass
Pacific STIHL
Southern California, Central Coast California, Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and San Diego County
Joe Garcia
Pacific STIHL
Arizona and Nevada
Pacific STIHL
Greater San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento and the North Central Valley of California
Mitchell Domingos
STIHL Southeast, Inc.
Southeast Florida, Florida's West Coast
Kelvis Perez
STIHL Southeast, Inc.
North Alabama, North Georgia
Joel Mitchell
STIHL Southwest
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, East Texas
Casey Jones