MiraCosta College Speaker's Bureau

Steve Vail


  • A.A., Santa Monica College
  • B.A., California State University, San Marcos


  • Automotive Industry/Technology
  • Boat Repair Industry

Short Summary

  • 30 years experience in the automotive and marine repair, parts, and engine machining industries, including 10 years as a small business owner


The MiraCosta College Automotive Technology Program has been accredited by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), a sought-after certification documenting the highest standard of quality for a curriculum that is training students for careers and career advancement in the field of automotive repair and maintenance.

“ASE accreditation is extremely meaningful for the program because it sets a national standard for automotive technology instruction,” said Automotive Technology Instructor Steve Vail. “When you graduate from a program that is ASE accredited, it shows you are equipped to do all the tasks expected of a qualified, entry-level automotive technician.”

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