Joe Draves

Joe Draves
Company Ride Centerline Great Coasters International

Joe Draves is an American ride designer and engineer known for his work with Ride Centerline and Great Coasters International.


Joe Draves worked for Great Coasters International before joining Ride Centerline, who makes up a majority of his work.

In 2014, Lightning Run opened at Kentucky Kingdom, his first Ride Centerline design.


Ride Amusement Park Opening Date Status
ArieForce One Fun Spot America Atlanta March 21, 2023 Operating
GaleForce Playland's Castaway Cove May 26, 2017 Operating
Lightning Run Kentucky Kingdom May 24, 2014 Operating
Maxx Force Six Flags Great America July 4, 2019 Operating
Merlin's Mayhem Dutch Wonderland April 28, 2018 Operating
Nickelodeon Slime Streak Nickelodeon Universe American Dream October 25, 2019 Operating
Steel Curtain Kennywood July 13, 2019 Standing but not operating
Wildcat's Revenge Hersheypark June 2, 2023 Operating
Unknown Colorful World Unknown Under construction