Faculty Connections

Faculty Connections – Meet Jeremy Coulon

Jeremy, 30, from Victoria, Texas, is a lead welding instructor at the Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. A United States Marine Corps veteran, Jeremy has been at the school for about two and a half years. He has 10+ years’ experience in the welding industry. Thanks for your time, Jeremy. Tell us […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Laurie Pieper

Laurie, 55, from Pensacola, Florida, is the day shift Lead Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus. Laurie has been with Tulsa Welding School for about two years. Thanks for your time, Laurie. Talk us through your welding career.  I’ve been welding for 35 years. I’m a 21-year U.S. Navy veteran. I joined when […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Shane Murphy

Shane, 32, is a Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus. Shane started his career as a welder helper working in the Texas oil fields; a few years later he attended TWS as a student. Thanks for your time, Shane. How long have you been teaching at Tulsa Welding School? It’s coming up on […]

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Faculty Appreciation Month – Meet Ian Watson

Ian, 28, from Albany, New York, is a Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus. He has been welding for 15 years and joined Tulsa Welding School as an instructor in January 2021. He goes by his middle name “Alex”. Thanks for your time; as a kid, what did you want to be when […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Ryan Egyud

Ryan, 24, from West Virginia, is a Senior Welding Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus. Ryan joined Tulsa Welding School as an instructor in September 2020. Thanks for your time, Ryan. Talk us through your welding career.  I started welding at a very young age. I don’t remember exactly when I started, but I’ve […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Dale Fields

Dale, 56, was born in California, but now calls Claremore, OK, home. Dale joined Tulsa Welding School as a welding instructor in February 2021, but he graduated from our welding school back in 1990. Thanks for your time, Dale. How long have you been welding, and what did you do before teaching? I’ve been welding […]

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Faculty Connections – Meet Tim Weatherford

Tim, 37, from Mena, Arkansas, is a senior welding instructor at Tulsa Welding School, and he also teaches pipefitting. Tim has been with Tulsa Welding School for eleven years. He is also a graduate of TWS, having attended right out of high school in 2001. Tim has taught every phase in his time at the […]

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