Our Staff

Tom Vaneperen


Tom and his son Rod are owners of Powersports1. Being one of the founders of the company, Tom has worked every position there is to work here and worked hard at it. Tom's hard working attitude and old fashion heart is part of what built Powersports1. He has also had a background in working on just about everything there is to wrench on. Nowadays, Tom spends his free time at the races with his family and grand-kids, or out on the lake casting lines.

Rod Vaneperen


Rod and his father Tom are owners of Powersports1. They've both poured their heart and soul into the business since day 1 and continue to do so. Racing has been in his blood since he was 8 years old. Rod has had a career in racing motocross, snowcross, off road trucks, and has ridden just about everything in between. Still today you can find him tearing up the motocross and off road tracks with his family.

Steve Sheldon

Sales/Finance Manager
Email: Steve@powersports1.com

Steve Sheldon is our Sales and Finance Manager. Steve has been working in the industry since 1994 and is without a doubt a large asset to our team. With a friendly, honest, professional demeanor, you're in good hands buying at Powersports1. Not only has he worked in the industry since 1994, but he's been a motorsports enthusiast since he was young. Everything from Snowmobiles to ATVs to Motorcycles, Steve has ridden them all!

Tom Kolbe

Service Manager
Email: TomK@powersports1.com

Tom takes care of all of our Service Writing and Service Scheduling for your Motorcycle, ATV, and Snowmobile. He has been a member of the Powersports1 team since 2011 and has been working in the industry since 2009. Tom prides himself in great customer service, making sure every customer and customer's machine is taken care of the way he would like to be treated. Tom K knows just about all there is to know. In his free time, Tom is an avid motorcyclist, a hunter, fisher, and a die hard snowmobiler.

John Murphy

Parts/Ebay Sales
Email: John@powersports1.com

John Murphy has been a good customer of ours for years, now joining us on our side of the counter. John works in our Parts Department and our eBay Store, and has a large knowledge of sport ATV parts and accessories. His friendly attitude and good sense of humor should certainly make your visit fun. In his free time, John and his friends are avid WIXC competitors.