The resident canuck, Nick has experience with many FIRST Robotics Competition teams on both sides of the border. Probably best known as the driver behind 1503 Spartronics' incredible run in 2011, Nick now works as a Mechanical Systems Designer at AndyMark and is a mentor of Team 3940, CyberTooth.
As a high school senior in 2006, Ruth joined FIRST Robotics Competition as a member and team captain of then-rookie Team 1735, The Green Reapers in Worcester, MA. She mentored Team 190 in 2007, then rejoined 1735 as a mentor for two seasons. In 2010, she moved to volunteering as a Lead Queuer in New England until returning to mentoring in 2016. She currently mentors Team 319 Big Bad Bob. Ruth has extensive experience in business, marketing, and analytics, and currently works as a Customer Service Analyst for Park Place Technologies.
Stephanie started FIRST Robotics Competition in 2008 as a founding student member of Team 1983, Skunk Works Robotics. She mentored Team 190 in college while earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After returning to Seattle, she mentored 1983 for the 2013 and 2014 seasons before moving to Team 1318 IRS in 2015. She currently works as the Coach and Lead Mentor of Apex Robotics Team 5803 out of Seattle Christian Schools.
Ty joined Team 319 in 2004 as a freshman in high school. Through FIRST, he learned of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and their Robotics Engineering program. While at WPI from 2008 to 2011 he was a mentor on Team 190, where he was elected Director of Operations in 2009. After graduating with a MS in Robotics Engineering, Ty is now the lead technical mentor for his high school team, 319 Big Bad Bob out of Alton, NH while working as a Senior Controls Engineer at Symbotic.