Our first shop in Rochester, Illinois – 1986

The very first Vactor we sold in 1986 is still working hard – 2016.

WE ARE COE EQUIPMENT

SERVING THE SEWER AND VACUUM EXCAVATION INDUSTRIES IN ILLINOIS AND MISSOURI SINCE 1986

Sewer cleaning and vacuum excavation: it’s what we know, it’s what we love, it’s what we do. Our team of experts has over 100 years of combined experience. We can help you find the right tools for your job, and we will be by your side until we get it right.

Whether you’re new to digging or sewer cleaning, looking for ways to expand or grow your business, or experienced and just looking for support for your fleet and operators, we are available to help you.

Let us spend the day with you – try out some new equipment, get updated training for your crew, or find out how your equipment can work harder for you. No matter what you need, we can help.

MEET OUR SALES TEAM

Think of our sales team as your partner in the field. We’ll stop in periodically to check out your equipment and make sure it is operating at top performance. We’ll help your crew troubleshoot any challenges, and can offer suggestions on service or accessories that may help you get the job done better. When it’s time to purchase new parts or equipment, our team will be there step by step to ensure you understand your options and get the parts and equipment you need.

CHUCK SPIEDEL

Southern Illinois

Chuck joined Coe Equipment in 2018 as our Operations Manager.  Chuck brings with him 20 years of management experience, with 15 of those years focused on business operations.   He currently resides in Sherman, IL with his wife Jessica and their four children.  In his free time, Chuck enjoys spending time with family, participating in outdoor activities, and playing guitar.

Chuck’s message to our customers:

I look forward to assisting in all of your equipment needs and ensuring a great experience with Coe Equipment.  Thank you for partnering with us!

MATT FREEZE

Southeastern Missouri

Matt joined Coe Equipment in 2018 as the Southeastern Missouri Territory Manager.  He attended the University of Missouri – St. Louis.  Prior to joining Coe Equipment, Matt has worked in the sales industry for over 10 years.  Matt currently lives in St. Charles, MO with his wife and their two boys.  In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, rooting for the Blues, Cardinals, and for whoever the Blackhawks and Cubs are playing that night!

Matt’s message to his customers:

I was raised to fear God and my mother, and that my handshake is my word. I look forward to working with all of our customers in Southeastern Missouri and serving you with the utmost integrity and respect.  Please call me with any questions.  I’m here to help!   

scott ostrowski

Customer Service Manager

Scott joined Coe Equipment in 2014 as the Southeastern and Southern Illinois Territory Manager, and was promoted to Customer Service Manager in 2018.  Prior to joining Coe Equipment, Scott spent 11 years in municipal customer service and sales focused on water treatment, industrial process water treatment, and field service for water treatment systems.  In his free time, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and business partner, Courtney, and their 3 kids.  They like to swim, hike, bike, ski, and row.

Scott’s message to our customers

As the Customer Service Manager for Coe Equipment, my goal is to ensure we are able to meet your needs by providing the right equipment, parts, service, and support when you need it.  We are not your basic equipment dealer; we want to partner with you and support your ongoing and long-term success.  My team will be here to support you throughout the research and purchasing process and long after your purchase with expert operational and service knowledge.  Call us with any need.

sarah linn

Sales Manager

Sarah joined Coe Equipment in 2019 as the Sales Manager. Sarah brings with her 20 years of sales and marketing and business operations experience. She currently resides in Washington, IL with her husband and their three children. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with family, camping, and watching her daughter play soccer.

Sarah’s message to our customers

I look forward to meeting and working with all our valued customers! As the Sales Manager, I will work hard to ensure my team is prepared to support you at every stage of your planning and purchasing process. We will be with you every step of the way. Our goal is to help you understand every option available to meet your needs at this moment, and for the future. Whether it is servicing existing equipment, locating the right parts and accessories, or purchasing new or used equipment, our team will help guide you with expert knowledge and support.

MEET OUR SERVICE TEAM

Have a maintenance question? Need help finding the right parts? Whether it is preventative maintenance or repairs, our elite service team is here to help. We have the right tools, the right price, and extensive product knowledge to make sure your equipment leaves our shop in top shape.

Marty coe

Service Manager

Marty started working for Vactor (Myers-Sherman Co.) in 1973 as a demonstrator, driver, and operator trainer.  In 1977 he left Vactor and joined Jack Dohney Supplier.  Then in 1986, Marty and his wife Debby started Coe Equipment.  As a mechanic and a teacher, Marty’s goal has always been to provide our customers with the best quality equipment while ensuring its continued operation through top-notch service.  Over the years, Marty has become a revered expert in the industry sharing his knowledge and expertise with our valued customers.  While the equipment has continued to evolve, Marty’s customer focus and attention to detail remain the same.  These days Marty can still be found working out in the shop or helping customers talk through an equipment issue or find the right tool for a challenging job.  Our customers know if they ever need help, Marty is just a quick call away.

Marty’s message to our customers:

Our goal remains the same as the first day I opened the doors: To provide our customers with the best equipment and superior service through expert product knowledge and support.  I promise that our team will always be here to support you at every stage of the process.  Debby and I appreciate all of our customers, and we hope that you will continue to think of our team and a part of your team for years to come.  Thank you for your support and loyalty through all our years in business.

dave girup

Lead Service Technician

Dave joined our service team in 1998.  Dave has over 30 years of experience as a mechanic, and creates a strong foundation for our service team.  He lives in Mt. Auburn, IL with his wife and son.  In his free time Dave enjoys hunting and fishing.

Dave’s message to our customers:

Whether you have a brand-new machine or one that has been around for a while, I’ll work hard to make sure it is operating with high performance so you can get the job done.

liam mcnear

Service Technician

Liam joined our service team in 2019.  Prior to joining Coe Equipment, Liam attended Lincoln Land Community College, completing the Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Mechanics program.   Liam currently lives in Springfield, IL.   In his free time, Liam enjoys fishing, shooting, and bonfires with friends.

Liam’s message to our customers:

I look forward to working with all of our customers and helping to make sure your equipment is in top shape when it leaves our shop.

MEET OUR operations team

We know getting the right parts and accessories quickly helps keep your crew productive. Our operations team works hard to ensure you get the parts you need as quickly as possible so your crew can get back on the job. We also know having the best training is important for optimal performance and safety. We can help you select the best Vactor classes, and register your crew for training. Our goal is to make sure you have whatever support you need to be successful with any job.

Courtney coe OSTROWSKI

General Manager

Courtney grew up at the shop in Berry, riding her bike around the trucks and up and down the loading dock, helping fill parts orders in the summers, working in the office, and even tagging along on a service call here and there.  She joined our team permanently in 2009, working remotely from Colorado, and moving to Illinois with Scott in 2014.  Prior to their move, she spent time guiding outdoor adventure excursions in Yellowstone and the Rocky Mountains, and working in banking and wealth management.  You may see her in these days in the office, in the warehouse, or just helping out whoever needs a hand.  Courtney enjoys spending time with Scott, their three little monsters, Fiona, Dash, and Leila, and their dogs, Baxter and Otter.  She loves boating, snow and water skiing, hiking, crafting, yoga, and just being outdoors with her family.

Courtney’s message to our customers:

I share Marty & Debby’s vision for Coe Equipment, and I live and breathe it every day. Our customers are my passion and number one priority, and I will do whatever it takes to make sure you are successful in the sewer and vacuum excavation arenas. Please let me know how I can help!

David Oyler

Parts Specialist

I grew up in Greene County, IL near the Illinois River. I worked at a small family-owned ag-related tire shop for over 18 years with over 10 of those years managing the business.  I live with my wife Erin, 2 boys, and our dog in Auburn, IL.  I enjoy spending time with my family and the great outdoors.  My family and I recently purchased a small farm where we can’t wait to have some livestock and a garden.  I strive to keep learning about all our products and to dig deep into all aspects of the needs of our customers to take care of them in a timely manner, with the mentality to take care of them the way I would expect to be taken care of when doing business. “Treat me fair, be knowledgeable, and take pride in your work.”     

David’s message to our customers:

I promise to pay great attention to each and every one of your orders to ensure you get the right parts on time, every time!

kayla paine

Accounts Specialist

Kayla joined Coe Equipment in January 2021 as the Accounts Specialist. She has several years of experience in similar roles. Kayla and her husband Kyle live in Taylorville with their three kids, Alexus, Kylie, and Oliver, and their dog, Bo. In their free time, they can be found at their lake lot on Lake Taylorville. Kayla also enjoys bowling with her team and going golfing with Kyle.

Kayla’s message to our customers:

Attention to detail and customer satisfaction are my number one priorities!