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.
Grace is a key part of the marketing, CAD, and mechanical team. She joined the FRC team this year, but has four years of experience in FLL, a lower level of First robotics. This year she hopes to improve the team’s social outreach.
Jacob is a first-year member of the team, and works mainly does mechanical or electrical work on our robots. He works on designing and constructing our early prototypes. In this year of robotics, Jacob hopes to increase his design capabilities.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.