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Mentors and Alumni

Below are the Mentors who volunteer thousands of hours to Team 75. Their selfless dedication has been a huge factor in the Roboraiders' success and excellence, and without them, the team could not possibly exist. Team 75 thanks our excellent mentors, as well as anyone who volunteers their time to FIRST.







Our Team Leaders

Associated with Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies

  • Brian Francis- Executive Engineering Sponsor

  • Mike Kuchavik Sr. - Lead Project Manager

  • Mike Kuchavik Jr. - Lead Project Manager

  • Christina Lee - WISE Mentor

  • Paul Lydick - Design Mentor - Draftek Design Inc

  • Ben Romano

  • Carmine Rizzo

  • Eric Scardelli


Associated with Picatinny Arsenal, Department of Defense

  • Neil Julian - Safety Mentor


Teacher Advisors

  • Mr. Christos Papadopoulos


Parent Group Leaders

  • Jen Hoffman

  • Karen Casto


PART 75 Officers

  • Jen Hoffman - President

  • Kevin Kalenty - Vice President

  • Patty Proske - Treasurer


Parent / Alumni Volunteers

  • Dave Blackburn - Lead Mentor

  • Neil Julian - Safety Mentor

  • Jen Hoffman - Chairman's  and Business Mentor

  • Kevin Kalenty – Mechanical Mentor

  • Betsy Skeele - Business Mentor

  • Scott Keller - Programming Mentor

  • Deb Boyea - FLL and Business Mentor

  • Paul Robuck - Mechanical Mentor

  • Balla Rangasamy - Website Mentor


Student Alumni Volunteers

  • Rebecca Doyle - Woodie Flowers/ Dean’s List/Chairman’s Award

  • James Proske - Business Mentor

  • Ben Romano - Business Mentor

  • Betsy Skeele - Business Mentor

  • Eric Scardelli



Class of 2014
  • Harsh A. - University of Pittsburgh
  • Prachi B. - Rutgers University
  • Patty C. - Rutgers University
  • Dustin C. - Kutztown University
  • Anthony D. - The College of New Jersey
  • Matt D. - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Ryan D. - University of Delaware
  • Nick D. - Rowan University
  • Zachary F. - Marist College
  • Ryan H. - Montclari State
  • Erik J. - The College of New Jersey
  • Tyler J. - York College of Pennsylvania
  • Patrick K. - Rowan University
  • Alan L. - Yale University
  • Ian M. - Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Poojan M. - Johns Hopkins University
  • Casey M. - Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Anthony N. - Rowan University
  • Dharti S. - Rutgers University
  • Nick T - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Jane T. Drexel University
  • Justin W. - Rutgers University

Class of 2013
  • Christopher A. - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Marianne B. - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Rafael DLS. - Polytechnic Institute of NYU - FIRST Scholarship Recipient
  • Garrett D. - Clemson University
  • Michael D. - Bloomsburg University
  • Alexander D. - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Erik H. - Penn. State University
  • Ryan K. - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • John K. - Rutgers University
  • Steve M. - The College of New Jersey
  • Carolyn P. - Northeastern University
  • Kevin P. - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • James P. - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Isabella SM. - Rider University
  • Elizabeth S. - Liberty University
  • Jack T. - University of Mass. (Amherst)

Class of 2012
  • Melanie B. - Delaware Valley College
  • Katherine C. - Rutgers University
  • Dhruv D. - Penn. State University
  • Misha D. - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ed G. - University of Mass. (Lowell)
  • Kathy H. - Raritan Valley Comm. College
  • Juliana H. - Rutgers University
  • John L. - Rider University
  • Heming L. - Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • Andrew L. - Drexel University
  • Sravya N. - Northeastern University
  • Marg R. - Drexel University
  • Benjamin R. - Virginia Polytechnical Institute & State University
  • Lauren R. - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Eric S. - University of Mass. (Amherst)
  • Connor S. - Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Michael V. - Rutgers University

Class of 2011
  • Phil B. - The College of New Jersey
  • Albert C. - Rutgers University
  • Sven J. - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Jerry L. - University of Connecticut
  • Tom M. - Rowan University
  • Chris S. - Rutgers University
  • Joe S. - Raritan Valley Community College

Class of 2010
  • Jeff A. - Rutgers University
  • Sam A. - Binghamton University
  • Adam B. - Rutgers University
  • Ian B. - Virginia Tech
  • Brittany C. - Rutgers University
  • Alison D. - Drexel University
  • Manny D. - WPI University
  • Yihua L. - University of Illinois
  • Alex M. - Rutgers University
  • Jon S. - Rutgers University
  • Josh S. - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Matt S. - WPI University

Class of 2009
  • Megan A. - West Chester University
  • Jimmy C. - Maryland University
  • Ali D. - Rowan University
  • Brandonn E. - Rutgers University
  • Amanda G. - Raritan Valley Community College
  • Stephanie G. - The College of New Jersey
  • Joanna H. - Rutgers University
  • Mike H.- Scranton University
  • Ashley M. - Community College
  • Carol P. - Suffolk University
  • John S. - U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Justin S. - Raritan Valley Commuity College
  • Rohith S. - Rutgers University - FIRST Scholarship Recipient
  • Sunny S.- School of Art Institute of Chicago

Class of 2008
  • Amanda A. - Tufts University
  • Andrew B. - Rutgers University
  • Randy C. - Mercer County Community College
  • Lisa C. - Pratt Institute
  • Andrew D. - Purdue University - FIRST Scholarship Recipient
  • Rebecca D. - Rutgers Honors College
  • James G. - University of Buffalo, SUNY
  • Ricky G. - Richard Stockton College of NJ
  • Andrew M. - Rider University
  • Sarah M. - University of Hartford
  • Ryan S. - Rutgers Honors College
  • Nick U. - Bucknell University
  • Jonathan W. - Rutgers University

Class of 2007
  • Nick B. - Duke University
  • David B. - Rutgers University
  • Alex B. - Rutgers University
  • Eric C. - Rutgers University
  • John C. - New Jersey Institute of Technology - FIRST Scholarship Recipient
  • Thomas D. - Penn State
  • Nate F. - Penn State
  • Katherine G. H. - Lehigh University
  • Alex K. - Rowan University
  • Bo L. - Cornell University
  • Tim M. - The College of New Jersey
  • Dave M. - Penn State
  • Scott N. - Lock Haven University of PA
  • David S. - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Adam T. - Rutgers University
  • Bryan T. - Rutgers University
  • Seth Z. - New Jersey Institute of Technology - FIRST Scholarship Recipient

Class of 2006
  • Caroline B. - Sussex County Community College
  • Jason B. - Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Justin C. - Lehigh University
  • Keith C. - Columbia University
  • Chris C. - Penn State
  • Andrew D. - University of Maryland
  • Chris L. - Ramapo College - FIRST Scholarship Recipient
  • John R. - Montclair University
  • Patrick R. - Sussex County Community College
  • Kevin Y. - Boston University

Class of 2005
  • Jason W. - New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Cody D. - University of Vermont
  • Class of 2004
  • Michael J. - Penn State
  • Peter S. - Virginia Tech
  • Class of 2003
  • Sail C. - University of Michigan
  • Shawn C. - Cornell University
  • Eric D'G. - U.S. Airforce Academy
  • Tiffany K. - Columbia University
  • J.P. R. - Cornell University
  • Anish T.- University of Illinois

Class of 2002
  • Glenn K. - University of Virginia
  • Diane M. - Pennsylvania State University
  • Mark T. - Alfred University

Class of 2001
  • Stephen A.
  • Patrick B.
  • Dennis D.
  • Russ D.
  • Joe E.
  • Rob K.
  • Frank L.
  • Mike S.

Class of 2000

  • Rich L.
  • Steven R.
  • Andrew S.
  • Steve T.

Class of 1999

  • Prem A.
  • Eric P.

Class of 1998
  • Lorena F.
  • Natalya K. (Exchange Student)
  • Melissa M.
  • Kevin S.
  • Joe T.

Class of 1997

  • Dina A.
  • Jeffrey B.
  • Susan B.
  • William C.
  • Nathan F.-K.
  • Melissa G.
  • Robin H.
  • Jason H.
  • Gary H. (Bo-Fan)
  • Christopher L.
  • Raakhee M.
  • Andrew M.
  • Marissa M.
  • Par P.
  • Anthony S.
  • Mitchell S.

Class of 1996
  • Elizabeth N.