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Next Gen Flooring’s key staff have a combined 30 years of industry experience. Their diversity of market knowledge, expertise, combined with a real passion for quality and workmanship is designed to consistently exceed customers’ expectations.

Mission Statement
“To set a new benchmark in delivering service, quality of workmanship, products, professionalism and innovation in commercial flooring. Developing into a market leader through creating new, and maintaining strong relationships with clients, suppliers and subcontractors ensuring superior customer satisfaction at market competitive prices.”

 
Meet the Team

Craig CooperCraig-Head Craig has spent his entire working life around floor coverings, obtaining trade certificates in Ceramic Tiling and Floor Laying, as well as holding a Building Work Contractors License. His technical expertise combined with 15 years in the roles of Project, Installation and Sales Manager has created an unrivalled ability to find solutions and ‘pull rabbits out of hats’. His hands on knowledge and passion for the industry has been a key to building long term relationships with customers and suppliers. When he is not talking about flooring, he enjoys his role as an assistant coach to his son’s football team, cooking a mean BBQ and is a mad keen fisherman.

Ph: 0473 1500 11
Email: craig@nextgenflooring.com.au

Trav BirdTrav-Head Trav has accumulated 10 years in the commercial flooring industry. He has a keen eye for numbers and precision which has been further developed from his Degree in Engineering. Trav is the main ‘go to man’ for computer based estimation, well known in the industry for his reliability to deliver comprehensive quotations. He also looks after accounts, payroll, IT and is the expert Barista at the NextGen headquarters. When he is away from the computer, he can be found sweating it out in a CrossFit class, or volunteering for the CFS.

Ph: 0403 1500 10
Email: trav@nextgenflooring.com.au

Luke SkoblykLuke-Head Luke began his commercial flooring career back in 2002 in a hands-on installation role, whilst completing a Marketing Degree. He has spent the last 6 years as a Project and Installation Manager as well as a Commercial Estimator. His energy and excitement for commercial flooring is best seen when a problem needs to be solved. His main focus is on sales, business development and installations, but he also offers exceptional skills with computer based estimation. If you can drag him away from work, you will find him getting away to the river for a weekend of skiing and socialising.

Ph: 0411 614 890
Email: luke@nextgenflooring.com.au

Andrew Clarkand Covering, he worked as an installer before progressing to sales and eventually into estimation in the commercial flooring industry. Having worked hands-on from the ground up, he has broad experience and knowledge of all facets of flooring. When he is not at work, he is spending time with his beloved French Bulldogs. He also enjoys working out at the gym and trying every burger bar around town.Ph: 0499 15 0010
Email: andrew@nextgenflooring.com.au
Kate BockmannKate-Head Kate has over 15 years’ of experience in various administration roles. She has a keen interest in business development and during her university studies has written and presented award-winning business plans in a ‘shark-tank’ style setting. She is a bit of an all-rounder behind the scenes at Next Gen working with accounts, general admin and inventory management – but is also confident driving the forklift and helping in the warehouse. When she is off the clock, she is a mum to a ballet-obsessed toddler, bakes delicious treats and teaches crochet classes on weekends.