Tim Nestrud – Team coach, Mr. Nestrud oversees the entire robotics team and coordinates many things for us all year around. Mr. Nestrud is the Blaine High School carpentry teacher and has been running the Blaine robotics team for all 11 years that we’ve been a team.
Calla Athman -Team coach, Mrs. Athman oversees build sessions during the build season. Mrs. Athman has been with the team for 4 years and also teaches several engineering classes at Blaine, including a digital electronics course.
Nick Thermos – Team machinist, Mr. Thermos helps us design and manufacture many things for us during the build season. Mr. Thermos is a professional machinist from Federal Premium Cartridge. He has been with the team for 3 years.
Chuck Hatch – Team mentor, Mr. Hatch is from Medtronic and is one of our team advisers. Mr. Hatch has been with the team for 8 years.
Mr. J – Assistant team leader, Mr. J helps run the team when Mr. Nestrud is not around or available. Mr. J has been with the team for 8 years
Bo – Team programming mentor, Bo helps the team programmers with the software for the robot and along with many of the sensors and electrical devices on the robot. Bo has been with the team for 1 year.
John Bayer – Team adviser, Mr. Bayer oversees build sessions during the build season. Mr. Bayer has been with the team for 7 years and teaches several engineering classes at Blaine High School