About the Author
James J. Trobaugh
is an experienced coach and leader in the FIRST LEGO League. He is author of the acclaimed book Winning Design!
, focusing on the physical aspects of LEGO MINDSTORMS robot design. Hes been involved with FIRST LEGO League since 2004 as coach for Team Super Awesome
, and as a technical judge at LEGO World Festival. He is also the FIRST LEGO League Director of the Forsyth Alliance in Forsyth County, Georgia.
James started out as a LEGO hobbyist by founding the North Georgia LEGO Train Club in 1998, and has found in LEGO robotics a natural blending of his LEGO hobby and his day job as a software architect. An added bonus is the joy of sharing his love of technology not only with his own children, but with kids in general.