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MEET OUR TEAM

The People Behind Gearview

Get to know the amazing people behind 9848 GearView. We’ve built outstanding relationships with our community, as we are always focused on providing exceptional experiences and connections. Behind every successful team there’s a group of talented people, committed to success. Read all about our team below, and get in touch with questions.

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NANDA

Build/Outreach/Coach

My name is Nanda and this is my fourth year in FTC. I primarily work on the outreach, fundraising, and building aspects of the team. In the future, I plan to pursue mechanical engineering in college and dream of creating my own tech startup.

DION

Build/Drive

Hey I'm Dion and this is my third year doing FTC! After a yearlong stint leading 20204 Charging Pioneers, I am back on 9848 where I first started! I love robotics, I love building, and I love to drive. I can't wait to see what this season has in store for us!

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SHAWN

Programming/Coach

My name is Shawn and this is my third year in FTC. My main focus on the team is programming the robot, but I also double as a coach. I will be studying computer science in college, and I hope to give back to the wonderful FTC community through mentoring.

SHANE

CAD/Build

I'm Shane, and this is my 4th year in FTC. I work a lot with OnShape, Blender, and the occasional Fusion360. Me and Alex work a lot with Blender, a program I'm very passionate about. I'm grateful I have a great team to work with and I'm ready for a great season!

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AUSTIN

CAD/Outreach

Hey, I'm Austin, and this is my 3rd season of FTC. This year, I've been doing a lot of the outreach for 9848, as well as working with scouting for our team's matches. I'm very excited to see how 9848 does this year in Center Stage!

NOAH

Build/Outreach/Drive

My name is Noah and I have greatly enjoyed my time within the First Community. Robotics has enabled me to express my creative and strategic thinking abilities and has led me to a career field that I find fascinating.

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KYLE

Programming/CAD/Human Player

Hi, I'm Kyle, and I am a proud member of 9848 as I enjoy the field of robotics very much. I help the team with 3D modeling, programming, and outreach. FTC has made me realize that robotics is a career path that I want to pursue in the future and I cannot wait to see where it takes me!

Q

Build/Drive

My name is Quinten and this is my third year in FTC. I am one of the chassis drivers for our team, and I like to focus on building and outreach. I hope to be a mechanical engineer in the future, and FTC is great experience for my future!

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NICK

CAD/Outreach

My name is Nick and this is my third year in FTC. I do primarily CAD and nontech for 9848. I've really enjoyed my journey so far and am really excited to see where it takes me in the future!

LEX

Outreach/Programming

My name is Aleksei and this is my second year in FTC. I do both programming and outreach. So far, FTC has been an amazing experience and I can't wait to see where it will take me!

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JOANNA

Outreach

Hi! My name is Joanna and this is my third year in FTC. I do mostly outreach work on 9848. I'm a new member of 9848, and I'm excited to see where I go from here!

BEN

Programming

I'm Ben, and this is my third year in FTC. I mostly help program our robot with Shawn. I like to code, and FTC is a great way to learn. 

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ALEX

CAD/Outreach

Hi, I'm Alex, and this is my first year in FTC. I do a lot of CAD work in OnShape, and I also work with Shane on renders in Blender. 3d modeling is a passion of mine, so being able to work on that in FTC is great!

AVA

Build/CAD

Hey! I'm Ava, and this is my second year in FTC. I specialize in building, and I work a lot on the game elements, like the drone launcher and intake system. I'm excited and ready to see how this season goes!

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XANDER

Outreach

Hey, I'm Xander and this is my 3rd year in FTC. Most of the time, I'm doing outreach for 9848. I really like working with the local community on FTC events, and I hope to keep doing that past high school. I'm very excited to see where this year leads us!

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