Mentor Search

New to rocketry? Our nationwide network of official mentors can teach you everything you need to know about rocketry! From design and build specifications, to a list of supplies and the perfect launch site, these rocketry experts are here to help your team go from rocketry rookies to rocket scientists. Explore our map to see if there’s a mentor near you today!

Alabama

12 mentors

Alabama

  • Andrew Heath
    huntsville, alabama
  • Bill Cooke
    huntsville, alabama
  • Chuck Pierce
    huntsville, alabama
  • Craig Brooks
    gardendale, alabama
  • Duane Mayer
    madison, alabama
  • Jarred Green
    huntsville, alabama
  • Lee Brownell
    phil campbell, alabama
  • Roy Houchin
    montgomery, alabama
  • Rus Hardy
    birmingham, alabama
  • Scarlette Studdard
    mobile, alabama
  • Tracy Burns
    russellville, alabama
  • Vince Huegele
    huntsville, alabama
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Alaska

1 mentor

Alaska

  • Troy Pierce
    anchorage, alaska
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Arizona

12 mentors

Arizona

  • Annette Sostarich
    tucson, arizona
  • Duane Boldt
    tucson, arizona
  • Ed Lacroix
    phoenix, arizona
  • Guy Smith
    peoria, arizona
  • James Cramton
    tucson, arizona
  • Jerry King
    tucson, arizona
  • Ken Sparks
    fountain hills, arizona
  • Ken Weaver
    tucson, arizona
  • Mark Phillips
    scottsdale, arizona
  • Michael White
    prescott, arizona
  • Stephen Witherspoon
    tucson, arizona
  • Steve Lubliner
    tucson, arizona
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Arkansas

2 mentors

Arkansas

  • Shannon Clardy
    arkadelphia, arkansas
  • Stewart McNabb
    springdale, arkansas
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California

34 mentors

California

  • Aaron Stanley
    sacramento, california
  • Alan Thym
    newark, california
  • Bob & Jann Koepke
    orange, california
  • Brandon Ren
    chino, california
  • Chris Flanigan
    san diego, california
  • Chris van Harmelen
    union city, california
  • Cliff Sojourner
    sunnyvale, california
  • Dave Cook
    san diego, california
  • David Raimondi
    san jose, california
  • David Smith
    lake elsinore/barstow, california
  • Doug Kosty
    san marcos, california
  • Fred Shecter
    diamond bar, california
  • George Payton
    chino hills, california
  • Howard Smart
    san diego, california
  • Jack Hagerty
    livermore, california
  • Jack Stone
    newark, california
  • Jim Garrett
    lancaster, california
  • John Wahlquist
    rosamond, california
  • Jonathan DuBose
    sacramento, california
  • Ken Biba
    san francisco, california
  • Ken Manatt
    tujunga ca, california
  • Larry Brand
    san diego, california
  • Lenny Guyett
    corona, california
  • Mike Parker 
    los gatos, california
  • Mike Swanson
    santa clarita, california
  • Paul Avery
    agoura hills, california
  • Paul Snow
    poway, california
  • Richard Dierking
    temecula, california
  • Stephen Mickelsen
    encenitas, california
  • Steve De Shong
    simi valley, california
  • Steve Hum
    santa cruz, california
  • Stewart Cobb
    mountain view, california
  • Tom Sarradet
    auburn, california
  • William Orvis
    livermore, california
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Colorado

10 mentors

Colorado

  • David Virga
    black forest, colorado
  • George Shaiffer
    widefield, colorado
  • James Hinton
    brighton, colorado
  • James Russell
    arvada, colorado
  • John Boren
    penrose, colorado
  • Kevin Kuczek
    morrison, colorado
  • Lloyd Chumbley
    colo springs, colorado
  • Matt Boyles
    denver, colorado
  • Ryan Parker
    fort collins, colorado
  • Tim VanMilligan
    colo springs co, colorado
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Connecticut

7 mentors

Connecticut

  • Christian Colby
    waterbury, connecticut
  • David Greenapple
    westport, connecticut
  • John Poulin
    northfield, connecticut
  • Larry Hardin
    east hartford, connecticut
  • Patrick McConnell
    middletown, connecticut
  • Rob Bazinet
    woodstock, connecticut
  • Ross Tracey
    east lyme, connecticut
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Florida

21 mentors

Florida

  • Blair Cutting
    daytona beach, florida
  • Brian Coyle
    orlando, florida
  • Bruno Dipasquale
    naples, florida
  • Chris Masullo
    boca raton, florida
  • Cliff Oliver
    panama city, florida
  • Gary Dahlke
    port saint john, florida
  • Greg Lane
    panama city, florida
  • Gregg Zulauf
    naples, florida
  • Harold Sasloe
    cape coral, florida
  • Jimmy Yawn
    gainesville, florida
  • Louie Hemphill
    punta gorda, florida
  • Mike Hellmund
    orlando, florida
  • Mike Nipper
    lakeland, florida
  • Pat McCarthy
    rockledge, florida
  • Ralph Lemon
    miami, florida
  • Richard Schenck
    st augustine, florida
  • Rick Boyette
    palm beach, florida
  • Sheree Kearns
    jacksonville, florida
  • Steve Chambers
    ft lauderdale, florida
  • Tim Cubbedge
    cocoa beach, florida
  • Tom McKeown
    palm bay, florida
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Georgia

5 mentors

Georgia

  • Armando Rodriguez
    athens, georgia
  • Chris Short
    pine mountain, georgia
  • Jorge Blanco
    roswell, georgia
  • Mark Easterwood
    rome, georgia
  • Phillip Graul
    warner robins, georgia
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Hawaii

1 mentor

Hawaii

  • Charlie Sykos
    kealakekua, hawaii
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Idaho

2 mentors

Idaho

  • Frank Ross
    boise, idaho
  • Rick Bier
    boise, idaho
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Illinois

20 mentors

Illinois

  • Adam Joseph
    carbondale, illinois
  • Arnie Witzke Sr
    wheeling, illinois
  • Bill Walters
    louisville, illinois
  • Bob Kaplow
    dundee, illinois
  • Brad Wilson
    sterling, illinois
  • Bryan Sparkman
    o'fallon, illinois
  • Christopher Karabin
    arlington heights, illinois
  • Ed Chess
    mchenry, illinois
  • Jeff Zimber
    vernon hills, illinois
  • John Kohler
    woodstock, illinois
  • John Williams
    bolingbrook, illinois
  • Ken Hutchinson
    crystal lake, illinois
  • Kevin Wickart
    normal, illinois
  • Lon Westfall
    mahomet, illinois
  • Mark Bundick
    woodstock, illinois
  • Michael Black
    quincy, illinois
  • Mike Fischer
    belleville, illinois
  • Pat Butler
    montgomery, illinois
  • Richard Gaff
    streamwood, illinois
  • Rob Getz
    park ridge, illinois
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Indiana

7 mentors

Indiana

  • Bob Bycraft
    granger, indiana
  • David Newill
    zionsville, indiana
  • Gary Moore
    danville, indiana
  • Mark Newton
    lebanon, indiana
  • Ryan Woebkenberg
    carmel, indiana
  • Tim Hansford
    valparaiso, indiana
  • Tom Stump
    goshen, indiana
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Iowa

1 mentor

Iowa

  • Reggie Morrow
    fairfax, iowa
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Kansas

3 mentors

Kansas

  • Duane Lanterman
    great bend, kansas
  • Evan Beckman
    salina, kansas
  • Gary Cole
    leawood, kansas
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Kentucky

4 mentors

Kentucky

  • CJ Kendrick
    richmond, kentucky
  • Ed Seward
    elizabethtown, kentucky
  • Jesse Sims
    cave city, kentucky
  • Randy Ringner
    somerset, kentucky
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Louisiana

3 mentors

Louisiana

  • Chris Guidry
    baton rouge, louisiana
  • Chris Mancuso
    lafayette, louisiana
  • Jose Andrade-Cora
    new orleans, louisiana
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Maine

1 mentor

Maine

  • Mike Sherrod
    wilton, maine
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Maryland

13 mentors

Maryland

  • Andrew Dobos
    rockville, maryland
  • Bob Terry
    columbia, maryland
  • Dale Windsor
    chestertown, maryland
  • Dave Olson
    columbia, maryland
  • David Zuchero
    highland, maryland
  • Erika Lewis
  • Jim Barrowman
    arnold, maryland
  • Jim Miers
    greenbelt, maryland
  • Jonathan Rains
    silver spring, maryland
  • Kevin Johnson
    laurel, maryland
  • Michael Mangieri
    reisterstown, maryland
  • Ted Cochran
    columbia, maryland
  • Troy Stanton
    glen burnie, maryland
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Massachusetts

10 mentors

Massachusetts

  • Al Buck
    merrimac, massachusetts
  • Andy Bakinowski
    norfolk, massachusetts
  • Arno Tilles
    cambridge, massachusetts
  • Bernard Biales
    boston, massachusetts
  • Bob Krech
    saugus, massachusetts
  • David Houston
    andover, massachusetts
  • Ed Pattison-Gordon
    arlington, massachusetts
  • Howard Greenblat
    wayland, massachusetts
  • Jack Kane
    mansfield, massachusetts
  • Jim Salem
    acton, massachusetts
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Michigan

14 mentors

Michigan

  • Art Kahler
    shelby twnship, michigan
  • Carl Kruger
    stevensville, michigan
  • Gordon Agnello
    lexington, michigan
  • Jay Calvert
    otsego, michigan
  • Jim Fackert
    brighton, michigan
  • Mark & Patricia Hansen
    deford, michigan
  • Mark Chrumka
    farmington hills, michigan
  • Mike Rangitsch
    saginaw, michigan
  • Rob Dickinson
    lansing mi, michigan
  • Robert Alway
    otsego, michigan
  • Robert Dickinson
    goodrich, michigan
  • Roger Wilfong
    novi, michigan
  • Shawn Switenky
    canton, michigan
  • Steve Sibal
    troy, michigan
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Minnesota

4 mentors

Minnesota

  • Ken Corey-Edstrom
    coon rapids, minnesota
  • Mark Nelson
    farmington, minnesota
  • Michael Erpelding
    watkins, minnesota
  • Neil Michels
    prior lake, minnesota
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Mississippi

1 mentor

Mississippi

  • Greg Stewart
    columbus, mississippi
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Missouri

7 mentors

Missouri

  • David Hay
    st. louis, missouri
  • George Scheil
    raytown, missouri
  • John Buckley
    wentzville, missouri
  • Keith Vinyard
    festus, missouri
  • Mark Johnson
    columbia, missouri
  • Roberto Anglero
    st. louis, missouri
  • Tim Burger
    kansas city, missouri
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Montana

4 mentors

Montana

  • Allan Cox
    helena, montana
  • Andrew Horton
    helena, montana
  • Henry LaFever
    billings, montana
  • Steve Shannon
    butte, montana
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Nebraska

3 mentors

Nebraska

  • Doug Bertelsen
    omaha, nebraska
  • Thomas Kernes
    hickman, nebraska
  • Tim Reidy
    nebraska city, nebraska
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Nevada

1 mentor

Nevada

  • Patrick Harden
    fallon, nevada
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New Jersey

11 mentors

New Jersey

  • Art Treiman
    cherry hill, new jersey
  • Barry Berman
    mantua, new jersey
  • Bruce Canino
    williamstown, new jersey
  • Fred Taverni
    hackettstown, new jersey
  • George George
    carlstadt, new jersey
  • Jim & Linda Szypula
    egg harbor twp, new jersey
  • Joe Dunay
    edison, new jersey
  • Mike Zapolski
    bridgeton, new jersey
  • Scott Alexander
    warren, new jersey
  • Stephen Coker
    west berlin, new jersey
  • Steve Humphrey
    warren, new jersey
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New Mexico

10 mentors

New Mexico

  • Bill Beggs
    albuquerque, new mexico
  • Dave Bregar
    bloomfield, new mexico
  • Denzil Burnam
    las cruces, new mexico
  • Gloria Kindig
    las cruces, new mexico
  • John DeMar
    las cruces, new mexico
  • Mark Hendricks
    albuquerque, new mexico
  • Mike Westerfield
    albuquerque, new mexico
  • Ronda Cole
    albuquerque nm, new mexico
  • Thomas Beach
    white rock, new mexico
  • Tom Kindig
    las cruces, new mexico
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New York

14 mentors

New York

  • Bill Clune
    olean, new york
  • Bob Neudel
    albany, new york
  • Brian Meyer
    plainview, new york
  • Greg Young
    holland, new york
  • John Russo 
    marcy, new york
  • John Sicker
    albany, new york
  • John Viggiano
    west henrietta, new york
  • MaryBeth Clune
    olean, new york
  • Michael Sprague
    macedon, new york
  • Mike Duchnevich
    rochester, new york
  • Richard Fusco
    new york city, new york
  • Rob Roday
    huntington, new york
  • Tom Ha
    sherrill, new york
  • Tom Rankin
    jamestown, new york
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North Carolina

7 mentors

North Carolina

  • Dave Morey
    chapel hill, north carolina
  • David Draper
    greensboro, north carolina
  • Jim Eddings
    gastonia, north carolina
  • Jim Januzik
    eastwood, north carolina
  • Ken Parker
    kernersville, north carolina
  • Mark Bartkowiak
    midland, north carolina
  • Mike Janko
    shallotte, north carolina
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North Dakota

1 mentor

North Dakota

  • Tim Young
    grand forks, north dakota
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Ohio

25 mentors

Ohio

  • Alan Robinson
    newark, ohio
  • Alan Tuskes
    lakewood, ohio
  • Alex Kieckhafer
    cleveland, ohio
  • Art Upton
    toledo, ohio
  • Chan Stevens
    cincinnati, ohio
  • Chuck Delaney
    akron, ohio
  • Jim Bartell
    eastlake, ohio
  • Jody Dorsett
    boardman, ohio
  • Joe Grubb
    lancaster, ohio
  • John Partridge
    alliance, ohio
  • John Schmidt
    toledo, ohio
  • Larry Rice
    columbus, ohio
  • Lee Berry 
    huber heights, ohio
  • Lloyd Newman
    reynoldsburg, ohio
  • Mark Hanna
    green, ohio
  • Mark Recktenwald
    stow, ohio
  • Martin Quanci
    chillicothe, ohio
  • Matt Johnson
    dayton, ohio
  • Mike Nowak
    cleveland hghts, ohio
  • Pat Easter
    lakewood, ohio
  • Peter Seabase
    stout, ohio
  • Phil Queen
    south charleston, ohio
  • Randy Boadway
    dayton, ohio
  • Rick Taylor
    lebanon, ohio
  • Ron Stauffer
    beavercreek, ohio
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Oklahoma

4 mentors

Oklahoma

  • Christian Bruggeman
    oklahoma city, oklahoma
  • Dan Winings
    stratford, oklahoma
  • Jason Unwin
    muskogee, oklahoma
  • Rags Fehrenbach
    piedmont, oklahoma
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Oregon

3 mentors

Oregon

  • Bill Hayes
    corvalis, oregon
  • Chris Guenther
    beaverton, oregon
  • George Rachor
    hillsboro, oregon
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Pennsylvania

18 mentors

Pennsylvania

  • Brian Hastings
    york, pennsylvania
  • Chris Land
    millersville, pennsylvania
  • Corey Notarangelo
    harrisburg, pennsylvania
  • Douglas Gardei
    penns creek, pennsylvania
  • George Sechrist
    dallastown, pennsylvania
  • Jason Petula
    hummelstown, pennsylvania
  • Jim McGraw
    malvern, pennsylvania
  • John Pace
    cranberry, pennsylvania
  • Larry Curcio
    pittsburgh, pennsylvania
  • Larry London
    lansdale, pennsylvania
  • Larry Orange
    smithton, pennsylvania
  • Mark Cassata
    n. huntingdon, pennsylvania
  • Reggie Pierce
    allentown, pennsylvania
  • Rod Schafer
    lower burrell, pennsylvania
  • Steve Foster
    leechburg, pennsylvania
  • Steve Hutchinson
    elverson, pennsylvania
  • Tom Aument
    lancaster, pennsylvania
  • Tony Comp
    liverpool, pennsylvania
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South Carolina

3 mentors

South Carolina

  • Ed Fenton
    simpsonville, south carolina
  • Johnny Hoffman
    st. stephen, south carolina
  • Scott Hamlin
    hilton head is., south carolina
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Tennessee

3 mentors

Tennessee

  • Allen Hall
    spring hill, tennessee
  • Lance Baxter
    nashville, tennessee
  • Randy Tyler
    memphis, tennessee
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Texas

40 mentors

Texas

  • Al Gloer
    aledo, texas
  • Andrew Conders
    fort worth, texas
  • Andy Eng
    clear lake, texas
  • Art Applewhite
    kerrville, texas
  • Brandon Setayesh
    houston, texas
  • Buzz McDermott   
    coppell, texas
  • Carl Johnson
    georgetown, texas
  • Chet O’Keefe
    terlingua, texas
  • Chuck Crabb
    flower mound, texas
  • Chuck Greenwell
    kingwood, texas
  • Cynthia Wood
    houston, texas
  • Dave Landgraf
    aledo, texas
  • David Funk
    cypress, texas
  • David Montgomery
    katy, texas
  • David Schaefer
    plano, texas
  • Don Cosgrove
    san antonio, texas
  • Edward Boyle
    temple, texas
  • Frank Smith
    giddings, texas
  • Fred Schneider
    lubbock, texas
  • George Sprague
    mesquite, texas
  • Harold Larson
    houston, texas
  • James Duffy
    austin, texas
  • James Grant
    bartlett, texas
  • Joan Schiesler
    kountze, texas
  • John Pursley
    houston, texas
  • Jonathan Kavanaugh
    tyler, texas
  • Ken Overton
    plano, texas
  • Matt Janecka
    georgetown, texas
  • Pat Arthur
    houston, texas
  • Randy Ashley
    mcallen, texas
  • Raymond Kinsel
    la vernia, texas
  • Richard Krol
    fort worth, texas
  • Sandy Bettilyon
    shady shores, texas
  • Shane Batten
    west point, texas
  • Steve Taylor      
    mckinney, texas
  • Suzy Sprague    
    hickory creek, texas
  • Theo McDonald
    waco, texas
  • Tonia Howze
    league city, texas
  • Tony Reynolds
    waco, texas
  • Warren Benson
    seabrook tx, texas
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Utah

5 mentors

Utah

  • Bob Morstadt
    brigham city, utah
  • David Urbanek
    sunset, utah
  • Doug Hillson
    salt lake city, utah
  • Jens CK Trauntvein
    hyde park, utah
  • Manning Butterworth
    toquerville, utah
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Vermont

1 mentor

Vermont

  • Ken Matzner
    montpelier, vermont
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Virginia

21 mentors

Virginia

  • Bruce Sexton
    richmond, virginia
  • Carl Curling
    woodbridge, virginia
  • Chuck Neff
    staunton, virginia
  • David Myre
    warrenton, virginia
  • Don Hooker
    burke, virginia
  • Eric Pyle
    harrisonburg, virginia
  • Gene Wolski
    richmond, virginia
  • Jeff Goldstein
    virginia beach, virginia
  • Joe Woodford
    fairfax, virginia
  • John Hochheimer
    alexandria, virginia
  • Mitch Guess
    clifton, virginia
  • Peter Tlusty
    richmond, virginia
  • Scott Brown
    chesapeake, virginia
  • Sean Gorman
    chesapeake, virginia
  • Skip Cutting
    virginia beach, virginia
  • Steve Yates
    charlottesville, virginia
  • Steven Morris    
    fairfax, virginia
  • Tim Hoagland
    charlottesville, virginia
  • Tom Lyon
    montpelier, virginia
  • Trip Barber
    springfield, virginia
  • Will Marchant
    winchester, virginia
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Washington

14 mentors

Washington

  • Bernard Cawley
    auburn, washington
  • Bill Burrows
    orting, washington
  • Bob Yanecek
    deer park, washington
  • David Davis
    edmonds, washington
  • David Walp
    sammamish, washington
  • James Lovelady
    kennewick, washington
  • Jim Wilkerson
    puyallup, washington
  • John Thompson
    white salmon, washington
  • Justin White
    cle elum, washington
  • Keith Stansbury
    vancouver, washington
  • Marty Weiser
    liberty lake, washington
  • Rick Cordray
    redmond, washington
  • Rob Skiba
    pasco, washington
  • Sasan Boostani
    everett, washington
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West Virginia

10 mentors

West Virginia

  • Barbara Pill
    fairmont, west virginia
  • Cameron Hale
    morgantown, west virginia
  • Edwin Pill
    fairmont, west virginia
  • Frank Panek
    inwood, west virginia
  • Jack Zaleski
    harpers ferry, west virginia
  • Kenneth Costello
    morgantown, west virginia
  • Larry Layne
    rivesville, west virginia
  • Ricky Beamer
    morgantown, west virginia
  • Sean Rose
    south charleston, west virginia
  • Todd Ensign
    morgantown, west virginia
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Wisconsin

13 mentors

Wisconsin

  • Brent Lillesand
    madison, wisconsin
  • Charles Beneteau
    hartford, wisconsin
  • Dan Wolf
    west allis, wisconsin
  • Doug Pedrick
    slinger, wisconsin
  • Jay Rietz
    sobieski, wisconsin
  • John Cieslak
    waunakee, wisconsin
  • Mark Hackler
    west bend, wisconsin
  • Mike Hubbs
    madison, wisconsin
  • Paul Smith
    milwaukee, wisconsin
  • Ray King
    river falls, wisconsin
  • Scott Goebel
    racine, wisconsin
  • Steve Lohr
    sun prairie, wisconsin
  • Tater Schuld
    medford, wisconsin
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Wyoming

1 mentor

Wyoming

  • Mark Rapf
    sheridan, wyoming
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