© 2019 by 3473: Team Sprocket​

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ADVISERS

MENTORS

Gabriel Aguilar

Mr. Gabriel Aguilar is an Instructional Dean on the Diamond Bar High School campus, responsible for overseeing the Brahma Tech Academy, PLTW Engineering Program and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways.  He has served as the site advisor for Team Sprocket since the summer of 2016. He is currently attending the University of Southern California (USC) as a doctoral candidate in the Rossier School of Education. His dissertation research is focused on the successful implementation of FIRST Robotics Competition programs in public high schools.

Casey Chen

Casey Chen is an alumni of Team Sprocket and Diamond Bar High School, serving as engineering captain during the 2016-2017 season. He also served as drive coach and CAD lead during the 2015-2016 season, and graduated Diamond Bar High School in 2017. He visits Team Sprocket regularly and supports the team at competitions. He is currently in the engineering department at Mt. San Antonio College. ​

Lucas Araki

Lucas became a mentor to Team 3473: Team Sprocket during the 2014 competition season and has been with the team ever since. Lucas is a Systems Engineer with Raytheon and is passionate about encouraging students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers. Lucas believes FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) provides an excellent opportunity for students to develop skills and gain experience beyond the classroom to complement their education. Lucas checks in with the team periodically throughout the year and provides guidance to the team captains and leads. Lucas aspires for Team Sprocket to become a foundation and role model for the entire school district on developing the great minds and leaders of our future.

Dr. Tony Torng

Dr. Tony Torng is a current board member and was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees. Tony Torng is a technical fellow with the Boeing Company. Torng earned his Bachelor's degree from National Taiwan University and his Master's and Ph.D degrees from the University of Arizona. He has served as a volunteer with the Diamond Bar Planning Commission, Friends of the Diamond Bar Library and Diamond Bar YMCA.