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Vae Victis


FRC Team 1418 - George Mason High School

Our Members

Ben Fong

Ben is one of our head mechanics and a team co-captain. He has been on the team for four years and formerly served as the team battery manager. He also previously captained our FTC Team 10162 and mentors FTC Team 12595.

Cooper McGuire

Cooper is our mechanics subteam captain and team co-captain. He has has also served as our team strategist and captained our FTC Team 10162. He mentors FTC Team 12595.

Erik Boesen

Erik is head programmer. In that role, he leads development of our robot code, control dashboard, and VictiScout, our team's scouting framework. He created FRC Dashboard, an open-source project with over 80 stars on GitHub. He also works on legislative outreach.

Addison Rasmussen

Addison leads our outreach division and works with the mechanical team. He also edits videos for our YouTube channel, such as our 2018 reveal video.

Sarah Fong

Sarah is a mechanic and former field reset volunteer.

Sofia Heartney

Sofia is a mechanic and former field reset volunteer.

Tahaseen Shaik

Tahaseen is a mechanic and former field reset volunteer.

Freddy Bruner

Freddy leads the 3D Printing & fabrication team, and has made several impressive pieces, such as a working gauntlet & shield for our Stronghold game.

John Grondelski

John works on outreach. He has been a crucial help in our pursuit of the Chairman's award in past years.

Ian Zullo

Ian is a graphic designer, programmer, and outreach member. He creates various logo designs and concepts, and also works on the website with Andrew and Erik.

Andrew Lester

Andrew is a programmer with years of experience in Java, HTML, and CSS. He works on fixing issues and updating the website, along with Ian and Erik.

Stephanie Synnott

Stephanie is the safety captain of the team. She also works on outreach.

Zack Biegel

Zack is the photographer and videographer of the team and is heavily involved in outreach. He also edits videos for our YouTube channel, such as our 2018 reveal video.

Joe Carpenter

Joe is a programmer, working predominantly on robot code.

Ben Updike

Ben is a mechanic.

Anuragi Thapliya

Anuragi is a mechanic.

Carolyn Baek

Carolyn is a mechanic. Her Korean name means "pine tree."

Ethan Sisbarro

Ethan works on game strategy.

Cole Tarter

Cole is a mechanic.

Jakub Leski

Jakub is a mechanic.

Mira Vega

Mira is a mechanic.

Keenan Hom

Keenan is a mechanic.

Jack Evans

Jack is a mechanic.

Nikita Solovyov

Nikita works on scouting analysis.

Andrew Blenke

Andrew designs graphics.

Fernanda Molina

Fernanda is a programmer with experience in Java and Python. She works on helping fix issues with the robot code and updating the team's website.