Meet the Team


Many people make up our team, and everyone plays a crucial part. Meet every member of the TeraViks and learn what they specialize in.


Joined 2022

Cadel is a first year member on the team, but he has always hade a love for robotics. He is our lead CAD designer, as well as an excellent woodworker and mechanic. His brilliant ideas play a crucial role in having a functioning robot.


Joined 2022

Drew plays a crucial part in our robotics team. Even though it is his first year on a robotics team, his preceding experiences, and expertise in electrical work powers our team.


Joined 2023

Jen is a new member of the TeraViks, she joined in 2023, and is a member of our programming team.


Joined 2023

Kove is another new member of the TeraViks. He is a quick learner and has been really helping out on the mechanical team, deconstructing, and reconstructing the robots.


Joined 2022

Kyle is a first-year member as well. Kyle is an experienced mechanic, and proficient at soldering as well. This year he hopes to increase his knowledge and skills working on the electrical side of things.


Joined 2022

Sam is a first year member on the team. He is our lead, and only programmer on the team. He specializes in python, and is continuing to learn Java. During this season he strives to attend worlds with our team, by winning the ROOKIE ALL STAR award.



Mentoring since 2020

This is Alex’s first year mentoring our team, but he has mentored other teams in the past. He helps the build and strategy teams. He was a cardiologist, so has a great understanding of electrical systems!


Mentoring since 2022

Brent and his wife Galyn restarted the TeraViks team in 2022 after serving as mentors with the RoBeagles team. He has knowledge of CAD, mechanical design, electrical and programming functions. After 37 years as a loads and dynamics engineer, he retired from The Boeing Company. He came out of retirement and worked full-time as a loads engineer for the Virgin Galactic company. He started FRC mentoring in 2021.


Mentoring since 2018

Brock acts a mentor for project management and outreach.  He helped implement a new scouting system to give better analysis for strategies in competitions.


Mentoring since 2022

Chris works with the mechanical design and manufacturing teams. During the day, he works as a software engineer developing CAD for home design. Working with the TeraViks has taken him back to his mechanical engineering roots. He started mentoring in 2022.


Mentoring since 2022

Jason started mentoring in 2022. He is a passionate software engineer by day, and his main mentoring focus is on software. He also helps with computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) of custom robot parts.


Mentoring since 2016

Ryan started on the team during the 2016 pre-season and played many different roles on the drive team during the 2017-2019 seasons. This season, he is a mentor and field coach.