Our Team

Joseph Westhoff
Director of Education
Joey Westhoff has been with The Fab School since the doors opened in 2005, and Johnson Fabrication prior to that. Westhoff took a few years in between to expand his fabrication knowledge and experience with a few different race teams. Joey was an intricate part of MacCachren Motorsports where he
Ronnie Warkentin
Instructor
Ronnie’s passion for fabrication began over 24 years ago. Before The Fab School Ronnie spent the majority of his career building for the sand car industry. Working 9 years for Wicked Sand Cars, moonlighting with teams such as Damen Jefferies, Herman Motorsports Ronnie has built over 120 chassis and vehicles
Jeff Hoskison
Instructor
We are pleased to announce the addition to our team, Jeff Hoskison. Jeff has been involved in the metal fabrication and manufacturing industry for over 25 years beginning his career with our Founder, Troy Johnson. The two worked together at Walker Evans Racing where Jeff fabricated and maintained Walker’s Class
Angel Morfin
Instructor
An instructor who is known through our halls as skillful and an amazing welder, Angel started at a young age racing and repairing quads in the Baja Racing Series. Before he graduated from The Fab School in 2011, Angel had worked on a multitude of fields within the metal fabrication
Nick Berlanga
Instructor
Although Nick may be the newest member of our team here at The Fab School he is no stranger to metal fabrication or the Johnson family. Nick and Troy go way back to the days when Nick was hanging out in his dad’s body shop picking up all the skills
Russ Winkler
Instructor
Russ kicked off his love for fabrication when he was introduced to a welder right out of High School. His curiosity fueled his motivation and he did whatever he had to to do teach himself how to get started behind a torch. Russ practiced the trade after High School and in