ICEA Robotics

Founded in 2023, ICEA Robotics is committed to inspiring and equipping young innovators through dynamic robotics programs. Our mission is to provide hands-on learning experiences that ignite curiosity, foster problem-solving skills, and promote teamwork. Through workshops, competitions, and collaborative projects, ICEA Robotics aims to nurture the next generation of engineers, leaders and technology enthusiasts, preparing them to excel in a rapidly evolving world.

Coach Team

Youhyun Lee

Head of Coach

Shelley Julio

Team Development Coach

Tienan Ren

Coding Coach

Coach Assistant

Derek Chen

10th Grader @ Geffen Academy at UCLA

Ruishan Liang

9th Grader @ Harvard-Westlake School

Gavin Cheung

9th Grader @ The Science Academy

Annabel Xu

7th Grader @ Calle Mayor Middle School

Free Workshop

Target Age: 6 – 12

Join Us for an Exciting Robotics Workshop!

 Are you fascinated by the world of robotics? Curious about what it takes to build and program your own robots? Look no further! We’re thrilled to invite you to our upcoming robotics workshop where you’ll delve into the exciting realm of robotics alongside our talented students and experienced coaches.

March 24th, 2024 @3-5 pm PT

Multi-purpose Room @ 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, 90230

What to Expect:

Student Presentations:
Get inspired as our current students showcase their robotics projects and share their competition experiences. 

Insightful Discussions:
Engage with our knowledgeable coaches who will provide insights into our curriculum. 

Interactive Demonstrations:
Experience the magic of robotics through live demonstrations and interactive sessions. 

Training Program

2024 ICEA Robotics Summer Camp
is open to register

What will you learn:

STEM-focused VEX IQ Robotics Summer Programs at ICEA provides a fun and enriching learning experience for campers to participate in engaging robotics activities.

The camp introduces students to the fundamentals of Robotic Systems design. The immersive, custom-designed curriculum includes guided, hands-on building activities focused on the most in-demand areas of engineering, including controller programming, manual robot-car navigation, obstacle avoidance, and last but not least autonomous driving using sensors.

Expert-led curriculum:

Led by experienced educators and top industry experts in software engineering and mechanical engineering, our Robotics summer camp provides hands-on learning experiences that encourage curiosity, problem solving, and creativity, while teaching critical skills that will set your kids apart from the competition.

Week 1 (6/17-6/21): Python for Robotics
Week 2 (7/29-8/2): Competition Team Training / Real-World Robotics
Week 3 (8/5-8/9): Competition Team Training / Real-World Robotics

VEX IQ 2024 Q2 Training Session
is open to register

What will you learn:

  • Gain hands-on experience in designing, building, and programming VEX IQ robots.
  • Develop a strong foundation in robotics concepts, problem-solving skills, and teamwork.
  • Engage in practical exercises to apply learned skills.
  • Prepare for success in VEX IQ competitions.
  • Unlock your potential and discover the thrilling possibilities of robotics through our comprehensive training program.
Training Dates: Sundays @ 4/7/2024 - 6/9/2024
Training Location:

4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230


2024-2025 Season: Rapid Relay

2023-2024 Season: Full Volume

Competition Teams

2024-2025 Season

Coming Soon ...

2023-2024 Season

QuadGirls Team

Congrats to the team that won the Team Amazing Prize and has qualified for the 2024 SoCal VEX IQ State Championship!


Miana Guo

Main Role: Driver

Hannah Zhu

Main Role: Builder

Qiao Ren

Main Role: Coder

Ella Medina

Main Role: Note Taker

Our Coaches

Youhyun Lee

Head of Coach

  •  IB Diploma with honors and a B.S. in Biochemistry from UCLA
  •  Founder of Elite STEM Academy
  •  Global STEM Educator, Fluent in 3 languages
  •  Certificated VEX IQ Coach

Tienan Ren

Coding Coach

  •  MS in Computer Science from Peking University
  •  Director of Software Engineering at Hulu and Disney
  •  Two decades of expertise in the Software Industry
  •  Certificated VEX IQ Coach

Shelley Julio

Team Development Coach


  •  BS in Geophysics from University of British Columbia
  •  Supply Planner at Rivian and Specialized Bicycle Components
  •  Global Geophysicist from mineral exploration in the Lapland region of Finland to the hydrothermally active areas of Turkey
  •  VEX IQ Competition Team Builder

Anthony Sosso

Robotics Coach

  • BS in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech University
  • Google CS First Teacher & Coach
  •  Experienced Robotics and Coding Coach
  •  Certificated VEX IQ Coach

Derek Chen

Coach Assistant


  • 10th Grader from Geffen Academy at UCLA
  • ICEA Volunteer
  • 2022 USACO Silver Medalist
  • High School Robotics Team member

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