Coach

Maggie, affectionately known as “Mrs. T.”,  is team 2910’s coach and advisor. A computer science teacher at HM Jackson High School, she holds an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Western Washington University. Maggie co-founded team 2910 in 2008 with former mentor, Brian Gattman. Even now, she is continually impressed with the passion, dedication, and energy the team has for FIRST. Maggie says, “They are fantastic and I am so glad to be part of this team!”

Student Officers

Director of Engineering

Jacob Bublitz

Assistant Director of Engineering

Braeden Day

Team Administrator

Alexa Bublitz

Director of ASB Relations

Director of Sponsor Relations

Katie Hagman

Director of Media and Marketing

Mentors

Being an FRC Team mentor is fun, exciting, and sometimes a little crazy. Your passion for your work is a valuable asset for our team. Please contact our Lead Mentor, Patrick Woolfenden, to learn more.

Lead Mentor & Asst. Coach

Patrick’s experience with FIRST began as a student on team 2910. After earning his degree, he returned to mentor the team in 2016. Patrick’s practical expertise in CAD, fabrication, electrical, and system architecture are invaluable. Patrick also serves as 2910’s drive coach.

Education: BS, mechanical engineering
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Employer: Fluke Corporation
Mechanical Design Engineer

Programming

Royce Allister

Royce is software engineer and has been involved with FIRST robotics for many years. Royce is an alumnus of team 2910. Royce provides mentorship with programming.

Kai-Hwa Yao

Electrical

Athina Ebert

Athina is another FIRST alumna, and was a member of team 2910 for two years. After earning her degree, she returned as mentor in 2017, working primarily with our electrical sub-team.

Education: BS, electrical engineering
University of Washington
Employer: Electroimpact, Electrical Engineer

Mechanical

Chris Funke

Kyle Jeffries

Kyle began mentoring our team in 2015. He brings his professional experience to the mechanical sub-team and around the shop in general. Outside of the shop, you might run into Kyle on a ski hill or backpacking. His employer, Electroimpact, is also one of team 2910’s sponsors.

Education: BS, mechanical engineering
University of Washington
Employer: Electroimpact, Project Manager

Brian McCarthy

Harry McDonald

Harry is a mechanical engineer and has been involved with FIRST robotics for many years. Harry’s area of expertise is mechanical.

Kevin Torrico

Kevin is an aerospace engineer and has been involved with FIRST robotics since for a number of years. Kevin is an alumnus of team 1014. Kevin splits his time mentoring two FRC teams, 2910 and 2930.

Media & Marketing

Trevor Naze

Andrea Riseden-Perry

Andrea wishes that FIRST had been around when she was in school, but she got here as fast as she could, namely when her own student joined team 2910. In 2018, Andrea started mentoring the media and design team as part of her personal mission to help create good design wherever she can.

Education: BA, psychology
Reed College
AAA, visual communication
Art Institute of Seattle
Employer: Freelance graphic designer

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