Michael Cooper Founder and director of Subie Doctor
Named Australia’s Leading Subaru Master Technician in both 2011 and 2013, Michael has over 19 years experience specialising in Subaru vehicle repair, with 11 of those years working as a Workshop Foreman in a Subaru dealership.
In 2013, Michael was the Subaru World Technician Championship winner which took place in Japan. Michael was the first non-Japanese contestant to win in the history of the competition.
Michael’s passion for Subaru’s continued in 2014, when he opened his own business working out of his garage specialising in servicing and repairing Subarus. Due to high demand and significant business growth, it was time to move into a bigger space.
In 2017, Subie Doctor was born.
Michael’s Subaru Journey
Subie Doctor was born
Opened own business as a Subaru Specialist
Invited as a trainer to train the next Australian contestant in SWTC
Top Fuel Dragster – Clutch Mechanic for Rapasarda Autosports International in ANDRA Pro Series.
Ranked 1st in the world at the Subaru World Technical Competition in Japan – Top Alcohol Funny Car – Chief Engine Mechanic for Newby Racing in ANDRA Pro Series.
Ranked 1st in Australia at the Subaru World Written Exam
Ranked 4th in the world at the Subaru World Technical Competition in Japan
Ranked 1st in Australia in the Subaru World Written Exam
Completed Certificate 4 in Automotive Technology – Moved to Suttons Subaru Rosebery and became the workshop Foreman
Ranked 1st in Advanced Technician Class in the Australian leg of the Subaru World Technical Competition.
Crew Member of TAFE NSW Dragster
Progressed to workshop Foreman at Rushcutters Bay Subaru
Awarded apprentice of the year & completed Certificate 3 Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanics
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