Doug Coon – Owner
Doug has been with Young’s for more than 26 years. He has 13 years of shop experience along with 17 years of parts counter and managerial knowledge. One of Doug's great assets is his ability to communicate with customers by answering complex drivetrain questions as well as explaining how things work.
Justin Herrin – Owner
Justin has been in the drivetrain field for more than 25 years, 18 of those with Young’s. Justin has worked the parts counter as well as managed the store. His unique personality makes him a professional when it comes to helping customers find what they need. Justin is the true multi-tasker. It is not uncommon to observe him juggling multiple phone lines and helping walk in customers at the same time. His ability to recall part numbers from memory is extraordinary, making him a true talent at the parts counter.
Jubal – Drivetrain Parts Specialist
Jubal is one of our lead parts countermen. He handles all aspects of parts sales and service scheduling. Jubal has 17 years of automotive parts sales experience and has been with Young's over 7 years now. His professional customer service skills and attention to detail assure you will get the right part the first time. Jubal’s friendly personality and sense of humor make him a great part of our staff.
Jon – Drivetrain Parts Sales
Jon has been with the Young’s Gear team handling parts sales for over 3 years now. He is a lifelong Alaskan and enjoys tuning and racing Cummins Diesels. Jon is the true “car guy” owning an immaculate Buick Grand National among others. His unique personality makes him a great addition to the Young’s Team.
Wes - Service Writer
Wes is our lead Service Writer and has been with Young's Gear for 3 years. He has over 28 years of hands-on vehicle repair experience, as well as parts and service knowledge. Wes's hobbies include modifying and customizing vehicles, along with working on and drag racing everything from JR Dragsters to wicked quick street cars and Alcohol Funny Cars.
Chris M. – Service Technician
Chris has worked in the drivetrain field for more than 27 years, 16 of those with Young’s. He has spent time behind the parts counter and his knowledge of all things drivetrain is impressive. Chris’s remarkable ability to diagnose a problem then explain the repair to the customer is one of his greatest assets.
David – Service Technician
David has worked on vehicles for more than 25 years. He has been with Young’s for more than 13 years. David brings years of specialized experience in not only the drivetrain field but in other areas as well. He will take on any task given to him with a smile. These attributes make David a valuable member of the Young’s Team.
Dave – Driveline Technician
Dave has been in the drivetrain industry for more than 20 years, 17 of those with Young’s.
Dave or as we call him, “The Dave” has a unique ability to find ways to repair almost anything that comes across his workbench. Over the years, he has manufactured special tools and fixtures allowing him to make the most of his time repairing driveshafts. If “The Dave” can’t fix it, nobody can.
Chris L. – Service Technician
Chris is the latest addition to the Young's Gear team and has been a part of our team for over a year now. He brings 19 years of automotive mechanical repair knowledge and experience to our shop. Chris is passionate about fixing cars and making them fast. His attention to detail is rare and we are glad to have him as part of our family!
Britt – Office Manager
Britt handles the accounting and record keeping. She also helps maintain our inventory management system. Her unique personality brings a smile to everybody that has the pleasure of meeting her.
To provide our customers with the very finest quality in automotive drivetrain parts sales and service
combined with a friendly, knowledgeable sales and service staff.
April 1st, 1997 Young’s Gear Inc. Anchorage opened for business! Young’s Gear quickly grew into Anchorage’s leading Automotive Drivetrain Parts and Service company. With an initial staff of three employees, Young’s rapidly grew by providing Anchorage and Alaska with quality automotive drivetrain parts and service. In October 2007, Young’s Gear was purchased by two long term employees,
Doug Coon and Justin Herrin. In 2013, Doug and Justin were honored to be nominated for and win the
SBA Small Business Persons of the Year Award.
Continue to provide Anchorage and Alaska with the highest quality automotive drivetrain parts and service. We are constantly updating our inventory by adding new part numbers to help keep your vehicle on the road. Our goal is to have what you need on the shelf at all times. Fewer special orders and a faster turn around for shop jobs, benefits both our business as well as you, our customer.
We have and will always continue to be your source for obsolete or hard to find parts. We have literally hundreds of business contacts throughout the country that cater to various niche drivetrain fields.