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 Meet our Current and Former Rock Star Team

Instructors with exceptional coding & game development experience

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College/University: Georgia Tech

Major: Computational Media (B.S.) 

Clubs/Organizations: Girls who Code, Code Day ATL, Google Developers Club, Chinese Student Association @ GT, GT Design Club

Programming Skills: Java, Python, C, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React, Typescript

Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking, Café Hopping, Gaming

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College/University: Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

Major: Robotics Engineering 

Experience: Simcoach Games Intern, WPI Formula Society of Automative Engineers Sponsorship Officer 

Skills: Python, Java, C++, Solidworks, Inventor, Unity, Arduino IDE

Hobbies: Weightlifting, Dance, Video Games, Making

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College/University: Georgia Tech
Major: Industrial Engineering
Skills: Python, Java, Lua, Scratch, HTML, Minecraft
Hobbies/Interests: Weightlifting, Gaming, Spikeball

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College/University: Georgia State University

Major: Computer Science

Programming Skills: Python, Lua, Java, Minecraft and Roblox Studio

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Robotics and Reading



College/University: Boston University

Major: Business Administration

Programming Skills: Python, Minecraft & Scratch

Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, hiking, reading

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College/University: Georgia Tech

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Experience: President of local Technology Student Association chapter, Medical Robotics club, Taekwondo Instructor, Pharmacy Technician,

Skills: Sketch Up, Solidworks, Scratch, Minecraft, 3D printing

Hobbies: Singing, playing piano, hiking, rock climbing

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College/University: Georgia Tech (B.S.),  University of Colorado (Ph.D.)

Major:  Chemical and Biological Engineering (Ph.D.)

Experience: Illumina Intern, Researcher at Blazeck Lab at Georgia Tech

Awards: President's Undergraduate Research Award, Future Leader in Chemical Engineering, Faculty Honors Georgia Tech

Technical Skills: MATLAB, Simulink (Block Coding), Python, Minecraft

Hobbies: Backpacking & Weightlifting

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College/University: Boston University

Major: Computer Science

Experience: Curriculum Associates Fellowship, Boston University IT, LANConnect Systems

Organizations/Clubs: Boston University Baseball, CGS Events Committee

Skills:  Java, Python, HTML, SQL, CSS, C

Hobbies/Interests: Baseball, Hiking, Skiing, Basketball

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College/University: Tufts University

Major: Electrical Engineering 

Technical Skills: Python, Java, C++, MIT App Inventor

Experience: Camp Counselor, Math Team, Peer Tutor

Clubs: Club Basketball, Quidditch

Hobbies: Basketball, Soccer, Hiking, Reading

Knowledgeable and fun, a great combination to keep kids engaged.

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College/University: MIT

Major: Computer Science, Neuroscience

Technical Skills: Python, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, Scratch, Game Development

Hobbies: Rock Climbing, Baking, Skateboarding

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College/University: Mercer University
Major: Computer Engineering

Volunteer/Organizations: Member of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE),

Programming Skills: Java, Python &  C++
Hobbies/Interests: Collegiate Swimmer, Photography and Creative Writing

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College/University: The University of Georgia
Major: Applied Mathematics
Experience: Madison Consulting Group, Inc & Study Abroad in Nadi, Fiji
Technical Skills: Scratch programming, JMP and R
Hobbies: White-water Rafting & Softball

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College: Wellesley College

Major: Computer Science, Psychology

Volunteer/Organizations: Varsity Field Hockey, ENACT, Hear Your Song-Wellesley, Asian Student Union

Programming Skills: Java, Python, Scratch

Hobbies: Hiking, Violin, Reading, Exercise



College/University: Georgia Tech
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Awards/Recognition: 2020 Petit Undergraduate Research Scholar, Georgia Tech Faculty Honors

Experience: Research - Medical Device Design
Technical Skills: MATLAB, SolidWorks & Python
Hobbies/Interests: Theatre & Music

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College/University: Brown University

Major: Neuroscience

Jobs: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant at Brown University

Technical Skills: Python, Java, Scala, MATLAB and R
Hobbies/Interests: Competitive Running, Skiing, Guitar

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College/University: Georgia Institute of Technology
Major: Business Administration

Volunteer/Organizations: GTCC pillar

Technical Skills:  Scratch, Python, HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Chief Architect, Rhinoceros 3D and Minecraft
Hobbies/Interests: Writing, playing, and producing music, Tennis, Soccer

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College/University: University of Georgia

Major: Software Engineering 

Awards/Recognition: Varsity Baseball, President’s List

Skills: C#, Unity, Java, Minecraft

Hobbies/Interests: Mountain Biking, Gaming, Baseball, Camping, Hiking

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College/University: Georgetown University

Major: Computer Science (B.S.)

Programming Skills: Java, Python, C++, HTML/CSS, PHP, SQL

Hobbies: Sewing, Baking, Video Games 

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