Coaches & Mentors

Mary-Benham, Head 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, 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.  He is a software engineer and loves working with the students. He also likes to rock climb!

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.

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. You can find him working CNC with the students. He likes to rock climb, and explore the outdoors.

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

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. You can find her working on mechanics with the students, or teaching them how to CAD.


Travis, Mentor

    Travis is a FIRST alumni who went to the world championships! He went to school at WPI and is now a software engineer. He loves building, and coding robots, and helping kids learn more about programing. He teaches FIRST history and strategy, and helps wherever he can. He likes to go to Concerts, and loves Mexican food. 

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.

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