At VLA, we inspire creativity by combining multidisciplinary enviroments to pROMOTE learning and innovation. We want to be part of the change and we enDEAVOR to encourage children to be the future Heroes that the world needs.
MEET OUR TEAM & INSTRUCTORS
She is taking a leap of faith and following her dream of combining Digital Fabrication, STEM learning and physical activity through Ninja Warrior Training and creativity applied to design and engineer obstacles and make learning fun! Nicole enjoys a challenge and strongly believes that innovation comes from creating multidisciplinary environments where ideas can come together and inspire others for a better tomorrow. She has been working in STEAM and TRAINING for seven years, but her passion is in teaching/mentoring children. She has been training kids for NNL, UNAA and ANW competitions for the last years.
She is an avid outdoor rock climber, traveler, ninja, trainer and consultant, and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Nic has always had a passion and natural acuity for technology taking apart and modifying his first video game at the age of 11. The Air Force taught him the skills he needed in electronics and technical applications to take his talents to the next level! He is currently a IT Specialist at George Mason University - College of Science. In his spare time he enjoys building custom PC builds and updating his media server. He particularly enjoys building for gamers and installing some of the latest technologies for the best possible performance. He was an early adapter to the virtual reality world and loves to introduce its possibilities to people of all ages!
Nic is an avid reader, loves Sci-Fi, anime, climbing, Ninja Warrior Training, and of course GAMING!