Mentors

Ben Preddy
Lead Mentor
Ben is the lead mentor and started team 484 back in 1999 while he taught at Haverford High School. Ben helps with various aspects of the team from administrative to design.
Sarkis Berberian
Lead Mentor
Sarkis is the parent of two alumni and primarily helps with robot construction and design but has also been the team's primary photographer and drive coach.
Larry Halstead
Mentor
Larry is the parent of a team alumnus and helps and primarily helps with robot design/construction, electrical, and pneumatics.
Fran Connell
Mentor
Fran is the parent of two team alumni and helps out with field artifact construction and robot design/construction.
Gianine Kopishke
Mentor
Gianine is a parent of one of the team alumnus and helps the team out with design, managing kids, and most importantly, fixing our ever breaking computers.
Al (Pez) Pezza
Mentor
Pez is the parent of alumni and a current team member who helps out with public relations and business outreach. Pez plays an instrumental role in finding sponsors.
Greg Loux
Mentor
Greg is a mentor that has come on board to help out with programming. Greg offers lots of help to students as they learn how to program in Java.
John Bullock
Mentor
John is a parent of a student on the team and not only helps with design ideas and building but also has helped the team get the robot painted.
Kevin Connell
Alumnus Mentor
Kevin is a team alumnus and ex team captain going to Drexel University for Computer Engineering. Kevin primarily focuses on programming, electrical, and CAD.
Cassie Pezza
Alumnus Mentor
Cassie is a team alumnus and ex team captain going to Drexel University for mechanical engineering. Cassie primarily helps out the build team.
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Kylie VanLuvender
Alumnus Mentor
Kylie is a team alumnus currently going to DCCC. Kylie helps out the build team and helps with administrative tasks.
Raffi Berberian
Alumnus Mentor
Raffi is a team alumnus that went to Bucknell University and has come back to give the team a helping hand in robot construction.