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About Us

This is who we are & Why we are the best

The Best Crew in town! 

Get to know us! We are excited to meet you!
Rod Fivecoat
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Co-Owner - Auctioneer

A native Idahoan, Rod was raised in the Notus/Middleton area and graduated from Middleton High School in 1980. He grew up attending auctions and learning the business with his Dad. Having the desire to continue in the auction industry, Rod attended the Western College of Auctioneering in Billings, Montana, and graduated in 1983. Rod spent many years as a contract auctioneer selling for auction companies all over Oregon and Idaho. Because he loves the atmosphere of a live auction and with the emerging popularity of online auctions, coupled with Rod’s desire to start his own company, Rod Fivecoat Auctions, LLC was formed in 2015. It is Rod’s mission to treat customers with honesty and integrity. He will always leave you with a handshake and a smile. Rod is an award-winning auctioneer, a licensed FFL dealer, a licensed motor vehicle dealer, and he is also our sales manager. Rod loves to spend his free time with his grandsons and riding his Harley with his buddies.

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Tami Trout-Dunlap
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Co- Owner - Former Miss America

Having grown up on a family-run dairy farm in Parma, Idaho, Tami is no stranger to hard work. As Co-Owner of Rod Fivecoat Auctions, she wears many hats. She oversees the daily operations of the business, keeps the finances in order, and strives to maintain a high level of customer service. It is very important to her that every buyer and seller at Rod Fivecoat Auctions has a great experience from start to finish. She has enjoyed the relationships that have been established with many of our great customers! Tami knows you have many auction companies to choose from, and it is her goal to have you choose Rod Fivecoat Auctions for your auction needs. Tami has two awesome daughters and enjoys playing the piano. Tami would like world peace for all! 👑

Jacy Grimm
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Auction Catalog Queen/ Customer Service Specialist

Jacy is a home town girl that graduated from Homedale High School. She spends her days here at Rod Fivecoat Auctions assisting customers as they consign their items by helping them with paperwork and unloading their items. She works hard and isn’t afraid of a little dirt. She is a friend to all of our customers and always has as mile on her face. She also spends most of her time cataloging items, taking pictures, and writing descriptions of auction items. If you visit our yard and need help finding an item, Jacy is your girl, and she knows where most everything is at all times! Jacy is an awesome mom that spends most of her free time with her daughter doing fun art projects and hauling her to and from all of her activities. She can also be found searching for cool items to sell on the auction!

Brady Trout
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Auctioneer-In Training

Brady is a 2020 graduate of Homedale High School. He became interested in the auction world after attending a Rod Fivecoat Auctions live auction and listening to Rod auctioneer. He has spent many hours perfecting his chant with help from Rod. Brady has sold at several of our live auctions, and he enjoys helping with local fundraiser auctions. In his free time, he loves to hunt, fish, and train his black lab, Doc.

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Tracy Brown
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Office Administrator/FFL Manager

Tracy has a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University. She has an extensive business administration background; therefore, she is our organizational guru keeping what we do at Rod Fivecoat Auctions in place and moving forward. Tracy aids in cataloging auction items, she assists with auction load-outs, and she is our FFL manager. Tracy has two beautiful granddaughters, and in her free time, she likes to farm!

Josh Bauer
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Mechanic/Maintenance/Customer Service Specialist

Josh is an auction enthusiast that started as our customer, became our good friend, and is now a valued employee. He has a background in construction, and he used to own and operate his own mechanic business. He keeps all of our auction equipment running and sees to all of our mechanical needs. Josh has built organizational areas inside our shop and out in our yard.  If we need something built, he can do it! You will also see Josh helping customers, assisting with the catalog process, and with load out! He has five kids and a new grandson.  In his free time.....wait.....he has no free time       he spends all of it helping others with their projects!

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