Coach - Do It All and Business Coach
Glencoe High School STEM Teacher
Team 4488 Founder
Coach - Do It All and Technical Coach
Localization Engineer, Self-Employed
2006 Woodie Flower Award winner
Team 4488 Co-Founder
PNW Lead Committee Team Member (2013-present), OR Planning Committee Member (2005-2013)
Team 1510 Founder and Head Coach 2004-2007 / Team 955 Mentor - 2002-2004
Head Mentor & Mechanical Lead Mentor
R&D Engineer, Synopsys
"I like FIRST because of what it does to people. Rookies come in unsure and timid and veterans leave confident in their work and themselves. FRC offers a place for students to find their passion, a loving community, a ton of fun, and a life-changing experience."
Team 1510 and 4488 Co-Founder, FIRST Alumnus
CNC Lead Mentor
Alex (Alexandre) Tenca
Specialized System Lead Mentor
Programming, Mechanical, Electrical Mentor
Staff R&D Engineer and Technical Project Lead at Synopsys, Inc.
"FIRST robotics competition is not only about the robot, it is mostly about the students"
Team 1510 Co-Founder
Programming Lead Mentor
Resident Engineer at Connexus Industries, Inc.
Electrical Lead Mentor
Drive System Lead Mentor
Scouting and HTML Mentor
CPU Architect at Intel
"I found the size, complexity, abilities and quality of the robots astounding."
Manufacturing Supervisor Mentor
Apps Development Mentor
"Helping students develop their passion for engineering, and watching their excitement in the program is a big reward for mentors."
Parent Organization Leader
Mechanical Systems Advisor & Safety Guy for Shop Work
"The team spirit and enthusiasm from the students is very infectious and I now have the infection myself. I have become a ShockWave believer. The collaboration among the team members is Awesome! GO SHOCKWAVE!!"
Bumper manufacturing Mentor
Office Manager at a Veterinary Clinic
"FIRST is the hardest fun you'll ever have."
Mechanical & Manufacturing Mentor
Google R&D Engineer
32 Students: Ranging From Freshmen to SeniorsTeam Captains
Steen South - Team Captain and Mechanical Leader
Hannah Fritsch - Team Captain and Specialized System Leader
Carolynn Dulaney - CAD Leader
Jonathan McNamara - CNC Leader
Nicholas Milford - Programming Leader
Carter Browning - APP Leader
Daniel Van Orman - Web Design
DJ (David Joy) Romrell
Nick Lekas - Electrical Leader
Ruby Clark - Scouting Leader and Rules Expert
Karissa Pavlik - Fundraising
Ty (James) Seely