We are
The Cobra Commanders


Through thick and thin, we have grown ourselves and each other to make amazing things happen. We are a family.

Our Team




Driveteam

Braden Distel

2019-2020 (returning) driver


CAD/Design lead


Second year on Team 498

Caleb Distel

2020 Technician


Programming Lead


Second year on Team 498

Marc Burns

2020 Human Player


Build Team


Second year on Team 498

Cailyn Koerber

2020 Operator


Build Team


First year on Team 498


Our Mentors

Adam Shroyer

Head Mentor

Jared Larson

Mechanical Mentor

Dick Milakovich

Administrator Mentor

Jason Barnes

Programming Mentor

Luke Balancio

Strategy Mentor

Drive Coach

Mark Franklin

Mechanical Mentor

Charles Fala

Mechanical Mentor

Frank Friedl

Mechanical Mentor