Meet the Coaches

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JAMIE ACKER

MB Robotics Coordinator

Jamie is the K-12 Robotics Coordinator. He teaches Middle School STEM, Technology & Robotics.  He coaches both the Upper & Middle School teams.

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MERIDITH BURBA

Coach, Batteries Not Included

Meridith is the Director of Marketing for Elevate Digital.  She has coached multiple teams across FLL and FTC for over 7 years.

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CARLI TROUTMAN

Coach,  BotForce / STEM GEMS

Carli is the Head Coach for FLL. She coaches both BotForce and STEM GEMS.  She is a paraprofessional in 5th grade.

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DREW RUBINACCI

Coach,  eSports & Gaming Club

Drew is a junior at Kennesaw State University and an alumnus of MBCA. He has played in over 80 eSports tournaments, been an eSports commentator, and has logged over 800 hours in Smash Ultimate. 

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JOHN DUVAL

Coach, Batteries Not Included 

John is a Content Engineer for JAMF.  He has coached robotics for 9 years.  He has led the BNI team to three World Championships and multiple Georgia State titles.

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DAVID KIMERY

Coach, Batteries Not Included

David is the Upper School STEM Engineering and Computer Science teacher.

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SHELBY CARTER

Coach,  BotForce / STEM GEMS

Shelby coaches both BotForce and STEM GEMS.  She is also a basketball coach and paraprofessional in 5th grade.