About Us

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Mike Murray

Mike is the NEW owner of Driving Stars and has a strong passion for working with kids of all ages and feels that he has the innate ability to relate to teenage students. Since that burning desire to inspire teenage students began, Mike has had the determination to become an educator. That passion to educate others drove Mike to become a driving instructor with Ryan Steinhoff and Driving Stars, LLC in January, 2012. | 608-387-6177


Tom Tardiff

Tom has has been a resident of Tomah since 2012 and a very invested member of our community. He is a teacher at Lemonweir Elementary and also a basketball coach at the high school. 


Tom grew up around driver's education and has a huge amount of experience from watching his dad operate Big T's Driving School in Mauston. This helped Tom make an easy decision to become a valuable member of our team when Ryan asked Tom to be apart of Driving Stars.  He will be teaching/driving with students from Tomah. |  608-548-1703

Sandy Brookman

Sandy has a desire to work with students to make them the most responsible and safest driver they can be on the roads. That is what helped her approach Ryan about becoming an instructor and driving with students for Driving Stars.  Sandy will be driving with students from Tomah, as well as students from Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District at Brookwood High School. |  608-764-0409

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Don Boehm

Don is the newest member of our team and has a passion for working with students of all ages and helping students become safe, responsible and successful drivers. Don was an instructor for Big T's Driving School in Mauston for over 10 years and that fueled his desire to join are awesome team of instructors at Driving Stars.

Don will be driving with students from Mauston and Tomah during the evenings and weekends. |  608-393-8511