Industry Leadership
The Sports & Imports team, led by our founder Gene Hamilton, are leaders in the collision repair field, and dedicated to fostering knowledge, innovation and safety throughout the industry. We are active in all leading collision industry organizations.
  • We are very active in I-CAR (the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair), the leading education and certification provider for the collision repair industry. Gene Hamilton was proud to serve as national I-CAR chairman in 2004. We also host one of eight I-CAR mobile test sites for aluminum and steel welding.
  • Our high-tech training room is open to anyone who is working to improve the industry, and our apprenticeship program provides mentoring for technicians all over the Southeast. We also serve on the advisory boards of a number of leading technical schools.
  • We are certified by ASE, the leading U.S. auto repair organization.
  • We also work with the National Auto Body Council and the Collision Repair Council in charitable efforts on behalf of the industry and its employees.