Team 5851 Mentors
Mr. Yamasaki, or as Team 5851 calls him, Yamo, has been teaching PLTW Engineering classes for over 20 years. Mr. Yamasaki focuses on teaching students the foundation they need to pursue careers in STEM fields. He started FRC Team Striking Vikings in September 2015, and is now the Lead Mentor. His dedication to Team 5851 is unbelievable.He truly treats the students like his own children. He has willingly given up so much of his time for the Striking Vikings. He is always there for every single student no matter what. Team 5851 is so grateful to have Yamo as a mentor.
For the past 4 years, Mr. Sharma has worked as a Mechanical Engineer at SpaceX, in Hawthorne, California. Mr. Sharma works with the students on Team 5851 and helps with programming and engineering design.