About: 2020-2021

Meet the Team!

FTC Team 18225

Our mission is to promote STEM and FIRST within our community to help establish the next generation of innovators!


Coach Jason

I'm Coach Jason, a civil engineer and Mechanical Design Mentor. I helped form and develop the team by providing strategic guidance. I work closely with our mechanical team with training and purchasing robot parts, 3D printing parts, and helping our team handle logistic and administrative tasks.

Coach Liangshou

I'm Liangshou Wu, and I work for Google. I have been a mentor/coach for FLL and FTC for 4 years. I enjoy working with students in various FIRST programs. Specifically in FTC 18225, I have been focusing on coaching programming and mentoring other FTC teams.

Coach Lynne

I'm Lynne Dong, and I work for Microsoft. I have been coaching and mentoring FLL and FTC teams for the past 9 years. It's my pleasure to work with so many talented students in FIRST by teaching them technical/business skills and connecting them with professionals in the tech industry.

Coach Mark

I'm Mark Ma, and I work for the King County DJA. I have been an FTC mentor/coach for 3 years. Supporting STEM is one of my biggest passions, and in FIRST, I focus on coaching the mechanical/CAD team. I strive to push students to think creatively while learning important skills such as problem analysis and resolution.


Xiaoxi Wang

Yinhai Wang

The Team

Allen Wu

Programming Lead

I'm Allen, a freshman at Newport High School. This is my 2nd year of FTC, following 2 years of FLL. Outside of robotics, I'm extremely passionate about competitive programming and piano. I also enjoy playing basketball, tennis, volleyball, and hang out with friends!

Emma Shi


Business / Outreach / Engineering Notebook

I'm Emma, a senior at Tesla STEM High School! This is my 9th year in FIRST (6th year in FTC), and enjoyed learning the disciplines of FIRST. As co-captain, I lead business and outreach aspects of our team, including mentoring our younger team members. Outside of robotics, I like to read, bake, listen to musicals, ski, and play games!

Erik Ma


CAD / Mechanical / Programming / Drive

I'm Erik, a senior at Interlake High School. This is my 3rd year within FIRST (FTC/FRC), and I have a big passion for engineering. As co-captain, I manage the overall architectural design of our robot (mechanical, programming, and CAD), lead the drive team, and mentor students in robotics. In my free time, I love spending time with friends, hosting events, and playing ultimate frisbee!

Eugene Li


I'm Eugene, a freshman at Newport High School. This is my 2nd year of FTC following 1 year of FLL. Some fun facts about me are I have a passion for music, my favorite series is the Lord of the Rings trilogy, vanilla is my favorite icecream flavor, and I hate the sound of Velcro.

Julia Wang

Public Relations Lead

Business / Outreach

I'm Julia, a sophomore at The Bush School. This is my 2nd year of FTC following 1 year of FLL. Some of my favorite things include golf, Pixar, astrology, Valorant, strawberry icecream, and the Land of Stories book series.

Katrina Li

Business / Outreach

I'm Katrina, a senior at Newport High School. This is my 2nd year as a member of High Definition focusing on business and outreach. I am really interested in how engineering can be used to solve current challenges in ethical ways. In my free time I enjoy baking, hiking, and watching documentaries.

Lucas Wu

Engineering Notebook Lead

Business / Outreach

I'm Lucas, a senior at Interlake High School. This is my 3rd year in FTC, focusing mainly on documentation and hardware aspects of the robot. Outside of FIRST and robotics, I spend time studying math and chemistry, and enjoy reading novels and playing the piano in my free time.

Rishabh Venkatesan


I'm Rishabh, a senior at Tesla STEM High School. This is my 5th in both FTC and FRC. As a programmer, I have learned many techniques and solutions to common issues over my journey in FIRST! In my free time, I sketch cars, learn about new technologies, and play basketball for fun.