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Our Coaches & Mentors

Mary-Benham, Coach

Mary-Benham has served as a mentor and is currently serving as a coach for the team. Along with her enthusiasm and organizational skills, Mary-Benham attends to the business side of the team, including developing team communications and acquiring team sponsors.  

Amory, Assistant Coach

Amory, a founding member of the team in his high school days, is currently an assistant coach.  Amory is typically found working with our programmers on the code for the robot.  

Kriss, Assistant Coach

Kriss is an experienced STEM teacher who enjoys working with students to expand and develop their knowledge in robotics through hands on learning.

Andreas, Mentor

Andreas, who was drawn into mechanical engineering from his passion of cars, serves as the team's electronics mentor.  Andreas teaches the students everything from how to strip wires to designing the electrics panel for our competition robot.

Heather, Mentor

Heather joined  the team to assist students in marketing and branding.  Heather oversaw the student re-design of the team logo recently and works with students to design of our competition t-shirts. 

Josh, Mentor

Josh enjoys working in the field of robotics during the work day as well as at night with the students. He works closely with the students to incorporate the mathematical concepts they have learned during the school day into real life.

Karl, Mentor

Karl enjoys working with the students on everything from building chassis to soldering wires to designing electronic scouting platforms for our competitions.

Rich, Mentor

Rich is the head and founder of the team's engineering services subteam. Rich enjoys working with the student team members to develop their mathematical and design skills as well as understanding the safe operation of hand and power tools.

Susannah, Mentor

Susannah wishes that her high school had a robotics team, as the mechanical, electrical, and programming skills the students learn are extremely useful in her role as an experimental physicist.  Through her work with the team, she hopes to help spark the interest and enthusiasm of future engineers.


If you are interested in mentoring, please email coaches@team2423.org.