Meet Our Staff

​James Cain, Instructor

  • Graduate of Morley Stanwood High School 1998
  • B.S. in Elementary Education from Ferris State University 2003
  • B.S. in Industrial Technology from Central Michigan University 2008
  • M. Ed. in Educational Technology from American College of Education 2010

James has owned Cain Construction for over ten years. He also taught Industrial Arts at Tri County High School for nine years before coming to KCTC.


Jeff Kollin, Instructor

  • Graduate of Comstock High School 1990 
  • Studied Automotive & Diesel Technology at Universal Technical Institute 1992
  • Served in the United States Army as a Wheeled Vehicle/Recovery Repair Specialist

Jeff has been with AIS Construction Equipment for 20 years and comes to KCTC as a contracted instructor.


John Rasch, CTES

  • Grew up on a fruit and row crop farm
  • Worked 4 years at a John Deere dealership as an agriculture mechanic, and worked for the family farm
  • Graduate of Ferris State University with a BA in Heavy Equipment Service Engineering and a minor in Fleet Management
  • Associates degree in Automotive Service