Terry Coates began racing in the U.S. Pro Rally series in 1986, then turned to road racing in the SCCA's
Showroom Stock series shortly thereafter. He raced full-time through 1997. Terry's racing archive chronicles those early years.
While always a "car guy", Terry also writes, designs and implements websites (like this one, among others),
creates automation tools for projects he is associated with, and is always ready to lend a hand with project
materials whether PowerPoint, audio, video or something else. In the past, Terry was a programmer, an
on-air radio personality, a volunteer firefighter, and a sound engineer for a local band.
But it was that "car guy" thing that ultimately won out.
Terry has worked in the automotive space since the 80's, but by 2002 he became fully devoted to the automotive
industry. He has brought his expertise to bear in nearly 1,000 training sessions on behalf of numerous
Had the honor of being the lead facilitator on the worldwide launch of Fisker Automotive and the Fisker
Karma--the company's first automobile.
Recognized as a certified sales trainer for American Honda Motor Company, serving both the Honda and Acura
Preferred facilitator for product and sales training on behalf of BMW University.
Selected by American Honda as one of only 3 facilitators to conduct management training classes.
President of 10/10ths Development Corporation, an Ohio corporation that provides training based on
psychological assessements. 10/10ths is a tier 1 supplier to Honda Motor Company.
See Terry's online Sales Process Training at