Phone: (281) 577-2800


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jonathan Couch

Industry Experience

Started learning to work on vehicles with my Dad

Worked on 18 wheelers and 18 wheeler trailers in the summers during high school

ASE Certified at 19 years old

Worked as a Flag Technician the summer after high school and years following between college semesters

Opened my own engine machine shop in 2005 in Kingwood which has moved but is still in operation today. 

Worked for several Top Fuel Dragster teams among many Pro Mod teams and a wide variety of circle track teams building and machining racing engines



BAAS Degree in Automotive Technology

AAS Degree in Automotive Technology

AERA Certified Professional Engine Machinist

ACA/ASE Certified World Class Technician

ASE Certified Master Engine Machinist (Discontinued in 2015) 

ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician

ASE Certified Master Medium Heavy Duty Truck Technician

ASE Certified Master Collision Technician

ASE Certified Master Transit Bus Technician

ASE Certified Master School Bus Technician

ASE Certified Master Truck Equipment Technician

ASE Certified Advanced Engine Performance Specialist (L1)

ASE Certified Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnostics Specialist (L2)

ASE Certified Hybrid Vehicle (L3)

ASE Certified Military Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Technician

ASE Certified Alternate Fuels Technician

ASE Certified Service Consultant

ASE Certified Collision Estimator

ASE Certified Parts Specialist

ASE Certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician

Briggs and Stratton Certified Master Service Technician


Graduated from Kingwood High School in 2001

1st student from KHS to ever earn the K award in Auto Tech

Studied business at KCC (now known as Lonestar Kingwood)

Enrolled at San Jacinto College in Fall of 2003 

Left college to pursue business until the economic crash of 07-09

Finished AAS Degree and 3 technical certificates at San Jacinto College in July 2011

Began teaching by invitation at San Jacinto College in January 2011

Finished BAAS Degree from SHSU in Dec 2013

Taught at LSC Conroe from 2013-2015

Taught at Klein Forest High School from Fall 2016-Spring 2021