Meet The Team
Meet Our Mentors
Asst. Supt. Park Services, Dundee Township Park District
Mr. Burrage manages the team's business matters, including FIRST activities. He lends his project management expertise to keep the team on track, advises on game strategy, and monitors team communications.
Science teacher, STEM/Robotics Mentor, School District U-46
Ms. Joehl guides our business and community outreach opportunities and advises our promotional activities including portfolio development and team marketing.
Owner - Klapperich Tool, Inc.
Mr. Klapperich brings skills gained from years of experience in engineering and machining to guide us in prototyping, manufacturing, and assembly. He is our SolidWorks expert and oversees all engineering activities.
Sr. Mgr Program Development, Serta Simmons Bedding
Mr. Day came on board this year to help us with the redesign of our website. In his professional life, he works with mattress retailers on many areas of their businesses, including advertising and web design.
Freelance Software Engineer
Mr. Solomon is our senior mentor at 15 years with got robot? He is the lead scorekeeper for FIRST Illinois, member of various FIRST Illinois committees, and World Competition judge. He helps interpret rules and scoring.