Columbanus Motor Sports | Orange, TX | Texas's Premier Powersports Dealership | Featuring New & Pre-Owned UTVs, Motorcycles, ATVs & Power Equipment as well as Parts, Service and Financing
New Owners, New Experience

Meet the Team


Mark Frey

General Manager/COO


Dennis Sparks

Sales Manager

Dennis Sparks is our Sales Manager. He was born in Orange, lived in Vinton throughout his childhood, and is now back home in Orange. The people closest to Dennis include his wife, his son and daughter-in-law, and his granddaughter. His favorite thing is to spend time with his new granddaughter as often as he can. His hobbies include riding dirt bikes and golfing. Dennis says that anything he chooses to do, he makes fun and enjoyable. When asked about his dreams, he says he is “living it”.

Russell Huff

Sales Team

Russell Huff is part of our Sales Team. He has lived in Southeast Texas his whole life. The people closest to him include his wife and three children. Russell’s favorite thing to do is to spend time with his family. He also really enjoys shooting pool, fishing, and hunting.

John Chargois

Sales Team

Colten Dugas

Sales Team


Heather Blackwell

Finance Admin

Heather Blackwell is our finance assistant. She has lived in Southeast Texas for 26 years, has three daughters, three granddaughters, one cat, and four dogs. Heather’s favorite thing is being at the beach! When she’s not at the beach she loves spending time with her granddaughters and also gardening.

Outdoor Power

Chad LeMire

Outdoor Power Manager

Chad LeMire is our outdoor power sales and service manager. He services all brands of small engines and outdoor power equipment. Chad has lived in Southeast Texas his whole life. He is married, has 2 sons, 1 daughter, and a cat named Jellybean. His hobbies include spending time with family, working on antique chainsaws and equipment, and outdoor cooking. He enjoys working on anything small engine, especially if it is vintage. He is certified in Echo, Kohler, Spartan, eXmark, Kawasaki, Briggs, Generac, Honda, and hydraulics. Chad has 29 years of experience.

Sonny Crew

OPE Counter Sales

Richard Burchfield


Parts and Accessories

Sarah Wood

Parts & Inventory Manager

Sarah Wood is our Parts and Accessories Manager. She is certified for parts and accessories in: Honda, Indian, and Triumph. She has lived in Southeast Texas for 15 years with her husband, 4 sons, and their iguana named “Dill”. Sarah’s favorite thing to do is to spend time with family and to travel. Her other hobbies include reading books, watching movies, cleaning/organizing, and gardening. Her dream is to one day travel the country with her husband on their motorcycle.

Jeremy Bush

Parts Counter Sales

Jeremy Bush is our Parts and Accessories Assistant Manager. He has lived in Orange his whole life and graduated from Orangefield High School. He is currently attending college classes at LSCO to one day become a process operator in the plants. The people closest to Jeremy include his dad, Barrett, his little sister, Myia, his Uncle Donnie, and his dog, “Lexi”. Jeremy’s favorite thing is racecars! His dream is to one day be like Stevie “Fast” Jackson! His other hobbies include watching and riding dirt bikes and riding four wheelers. He can also work on his cars and motorcycles himself. He is certified in Honda, Indian, and Triumph.

Mary Van Huis


Mary Van Huis works in our parts and accessories department. She is certified in Indian Parts & Accessories. She has lived in Orange for 30 years with her husband and their two sons. They also have two dogs, “Barley” and “Scotch”. Her favorite thing to do is to spend time with family. Her other hobbies include, cooking, jigsaw puzzles, and riding on the 4-wheeler with her boys.


Jennifer McConnell

Marketing & Administration Assistant

Jennifer McConnell works in our admin department and takes care of all our marketing. She has lived in Orange for 12 years. She has been married for 19 years, and has a teenage daughter, 3 grown stepchildren, and 6 step-grandchildren. Her husband has a dog named “Max” and her daughter had 2 cats named “Mr. Molly” and “Norma”. Jennifer, being a full-time mom and employee, is too busy for pets she says. Jennifer’s favorite thing to do is to watch her daughter play varsity soccer as a freshman in high school, and watch her grandson play Little League Soccer. She also loves to be left alone to read her books.

Allison Hennigan


While you may recognize her from our sales team, Allison Hennigan is now part of our admin department. She has lived in Orange her whole life and graduated from LC-M High School. She has 5 sisters, 4 brothers, 10 nephews, and 3 nieces. Allison’s favorite thing is to spend time with her nieces and nephews. She also enjoys spending time with her boyfriend at the dirt track races and watching him race. Her other hobbies include sewing, being crafty, building things, mud riding, and anything outdoors.


Sean Longmire

Service Advisor

Ralph Henning

Shop Foreman

Ralph Henning is our service shop foreman. He has lived in Orange for 27 years. Ralph is married and has 2 daughters, 1 granddaughter, 2 cats named Andy Warhol and Itty Bitty. His hobbies include jet ski racing, motocross, fishing, restoring motorcycles and jet skis and cooking. Ralph works on anything and everything. Ralph is certified in Indian (Gold), Triumph, Honda, Yamaha (Gold), Suzuki (Gold), Vanderhall and California side car building. He has 32 years’ experience.

Keenan Smith


Keenan Smith is one of our technicians. He has lived in Orange his whole life. His hobbies include working on antique cars, motorcycles, carpentry work and traveling. Keenan is certified in Yamaha (Silver), Indian (Gold), and Honda. He has 22 years’ experience.

David Graham


David Graham is one of our service technicians. He has lived in Southeast Texas for 6 years. He has a wife, 4 children, 1 grandchild, and an iguana named “Dill”. David’s favorite thing is his car and his motorcycle. His hobbies include detailing his bike, gardening, building things, and doing anything that involves working with his hands. He can work on mowers, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, scooters, dirt bikes, cars and trailers. This includes installing any kind of accessories as well. With over 40 years of mechanical experience, David is certified in Honda, Indian, Triumph, Polaris, Kawasaki, Gravely, eXmark, Ferris and John Deere.

Lee Hennigan