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Club Application is open now

All students participating in 2016 Club activities must complete the three following requirements by 11:59pm, Friday, October 14:

  1. Complete the Registration Application for 4488 Club form: Application
  2. Complete the 4488 Safety Agreement Download the Form
  3. Pay $40 in a check made out to Shockwave Robotics or via Glencoe Webstore

If you have any difficulty meeting these requirements, please contact Coach Chris or Willie.

Roll Shockwave!!

Team Members

Unfortunatly we cannot add all students' names to the website. Below are the Team Mentors and some of our dear volunteers.

Adult Leadership


Chris Steiner
Business Coach
Glencoe High School STEM Teacher
Team 4488 Founder
FIRST 2010


Williane Tenca
Technical Coach
L10N W6E Owner - Localization Engineer
2006 Woodie Flower Award winner
Team 4488 Founder
PNW Lead Committee Team Member (2013-2014), OR Planning Committee Member (2005-2013 and 2016 - present)
Team 1510 Founder and Head Coach 2004-2007 / Team 955 Mentor - 2002-2004
FIRST 2002

Head Mentor

Jean Tenca
Head Mentor & Mechanical Lead Mentor
Senior R&D Engineer, Synopsys, Inc.
2015 Woodie Flower Award Finalist PNW
"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
FIRST 2002

Full Mentors

Alex (Alexandre) Tenca
Specialized System Lead Mentor
Programming, Mechanical, Electrical Mentor
Principal Engineer and Technical Project Lead at Synopsys, Inc.
Team 1510 and 4488 Co-Founder
FIRST 2002

Sarah Tenca

Sarah Tenca
Mechanical and Strategy Mentor
Office Manager at a Veterinary Clinic
Team 4488 Co-Founder
FIRST 2011

Bret Toll

Bret Toll
Electrical Lead Mentor and 3D Printing Mentor
CPU Architect at Intel
FIRST 2013


Arron Ho
CNC Lead Mentor
CNC Machinist
FIRST Alumnus
FIRST 2005


Chris Lambert
Programming Mentor
Resident Engineer at Connexus Industries, Inc.
FIRST 2011

David Cobbley
Programming and Manufacturing Mentor
FIRST Alumnus

Jennifer South
Mechanical and Manufacturing Mentor
FIRST 2013

Steve Zimmerly
Mechanical and Manufacturing Mentor

Troy South
Mechanical and Manufacturing Mentor
FIRST 2013

William Freelove
Apps and Strategy Mentor
FIRST 2016

Nick Lekas
Electrical Mentor
4488 FIRST Alumnus 2014

Special Volunteers

Dave Sutherland
Electrical, Strategy & Scouting
FIRST Alumnus

Thad House
FIRST Alumnus

Don Milford

Former Mentors and Special Volunteers
Caio Tenca - FIRST Alumnus - 2013
Mary Steiner - FIRST Alumnus - 2013
Marci Ankerson - 2013 - 14
Michael O'Connor - 2013
Edward Mitchell- 2014 - 16
Ben Goetz - FIRST Alumnus - 2015
Jon Warren - FIRST 2014 Lisa Malecky- 2015

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