World Professional Standings
Major Awards And Victories
- 1999: WPCA Top Rookie Driver Award
- 2016: WCA Champion
A veteran driver with over 20 years experience, Dean was the Top Rookie Driver on the WPCA’s Second Circuit in 1999, and the Western Chuckwagon Association Champion in 2016. He has won several shows on the WCA Circuit at the Rio Grande Rodeo and North Peace Stampede, and has twice won the Rycroft Race the 8 and the Teepee Creek Stampede. He is the founder of the Western Chuckwagon Association and on numerous occasions has received the WCA’s Masters Award.
Dean is the son-in-law of chuckwagon legend Kelly Sutherland and father to fellow driver Tuff Dreger. He enjoys watching NASCAR in his spare time, and sits on numerous boards for shows in the Peace Country. He is the owner of Underground Enterprises – an oilfield construction and consulting company, and Rebel Rentals – an oilfield equipment rental and leasing business. Dean has three children – Cheyenne, Tuff and Dakota. He and his wife Tara make their home in Grande Prairie, Alberta.