Since the mid 1980s, family owned South Coast Hydraulics has been providing southeast Texas with mobile hydraulic service and repair without compare.

With more than 60-years combined experience at the management level, few other local businesses in the industry even come close to the problem solving and design capabilities found at SCH. It’s that experience and customer service that sets South Coast Hydraulics apart from the competition, making it the premier provider of hydraulic service and equipment, and repair for mobile, industrial and oil field equipment across the state of Texas.

Meet the Crew

Thomas P. Geoca


Tom Geoca is President of South Coast Hydraulics, a Houston-based company specializing in hydraulic service, repair and manufacturing. Mr. Geoca worked with Neohydro and assisted in manufacturing the operational prototype of the Rover for oilfield operations. He joined the Board of Managers of Neopure in 2015, was chair of the Society of Professional Engineers (SME) local 29 in 2012, and is a Certified Fluid Power Hydraulic Specialist - CFPHS.

Karl Geoca

Vice President

Karl Geoca is the patriarch of family-owned South Coast Hydraulics and its Vice President. A United States Navy veteran who served honorably as an Electronics Engineer, Karl is a mechanical engineer by trade with over forty years of service to the Shell Oil Company. Previously, he was Vice President of South Texas ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and sat on the ASME Board of Governors. He is an active member of the AHEPA 29 Educational Foundation which awards over $40,000 in scholarships annually to college-bound, Houston area students.

Alex Geoca

Contract Project Engineer

Alex brings a level of technical knowledge to customers that allows SCH to offer a wider range of services than its competitors. A graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Drilling Technology, Alex provides clients with expertise in both traditional hydraulic and oil and gas applications. From rebuilding hydraulic equipment in the field to designing custom hydraulic solutions for customers, Alex is professional, experienced and ready to take on the next challenge.

Niket Trivedi

Senior Engineer

An expert in the design of hydraulics and subsea hydraulics systems, Niket has a strong background in mechanical system design and is capable of managing projects from concept to completion. With a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bridgeport University, Niket is known in the industry for having strong analytical and problem solving skills in all aspects of hydraulic systems.