On this page, you will find some biographies of the students on our team. Hopefully, it will help you get to know us!
Maia Chapin is currently a senior and the captain of FRC 1410. She has been a member of the build team and pit crew since the 2019 season, working on a wide range of projects and mechanisms. She also volunteers at Colorado FLL and FTC tournaments, and currently hosts and participates on FTC team 18678. [if the hosting bit turns out not to be true please delete it, but it probably will] She is not sure what career path she will end up on, but would love to make a contribution to some field within STEM.
Quinn Mair is a junior this year and the electrical lead and co-captain for team 1410. He assisted in building our main electrical board for the 2020 robot. Quinn also participates in robotics by scouting out other teams at competitions, volunteering at FLL events, and helping run the GW-Sponsored FTC competition. He hopes to eventually become an electrical or mechanical engineer and help create the innovations of the future.
Giovanni Villagrana-Andrade is a junior this year and he is the captain for FTC 17153.
Nathan Tamkin is a senior in the IB program. He is the build lead for team 1410. He has been on the build and electrical team as well as the pit crew since his freshman year.
J. Cian Capacci is currently a senior and the team’s Software Architect and Testing Lead. He works to both document all tests done on the team’s robot, as well as design the way that the team writes code, to make it faster, easier to read, and easier to edit.
Drew Knudtsen is a junior and the scouting lead for team 1410.
Emma Wind is currently a senior at GW and the recruitment and retention lead for team 1410. She has been on the team since the 2020 season. She currently works on the build team and was a match and pit scout at the 2020 Utah tournament. She works on awards and presented for the chairman’s award at Utah as well. She is also on FRC team 18678 and volunteers for FLL and FTC tournaments.
Josh DuPree is currently a junior and the new marketing lead. He is working on developing more detailed branding standards, updated documentation of our history, as well as increasing our social media presence. In the future, Josh wants to attend college.