Team 5851 Mentors
Mr. Yamasaki, or as Team 5851 calls him, Yamo, has been teaching PLTW Engineering classes for over 15 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.
For the past 3 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.
Mr. Redfox is an engineering teacher at Downey High School.