Meet the Team

Bringing the old MUB Basement to life with an awesome space for creators, makers, tinkerers, designers, inventors, (whatever you prefer to call yourself), takes a lot of work. Interested in helping out? Sign up here!

Student Leadership

Magann Dykema

Student Director

Hey! I'm a fourth year student at Michigan Tech. My passion for creativity and thinking outside the box was introduced to me at a young age, and I love when I get a chance to be a part of anything that lets me explore it more. In my spare time, you can find me bowling at the nearest lanes, cheering on the Detroit Tigers, or watching Gilmore Girls with a cup of coffee.

Denzil Cotera

Safety/Equipment Coordinator

Denzil Cotera is a senior Mechanical Engineer with a Spanish minor and who has a strong interest in manufacturing. He has skills in wood working, boat repair, and tool knowledge. Denzil has worked for Mercury Marine as a Manufacturing Co-op and Greenheck as an International Applications Engineer and has a vast cultural experience as he has lived in three different countries and speaks three different languages. Denzil has a strong passion for sharing his knowledge and skills with others and is every excited to be part of The Alley.


Operations Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Staff Coordinator, Funds Coordinator, or Marketing Coordinator

We're always looking for new members interested in being part of the leadership team and helping shape the Alley. If you're interested in any of the positions listed above, please feel free to reach out!


AJ Hamlin

Senior Lecturer, Engineering Fundamentals

Christopher Plummer

Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

David Dixon

Biosafety Officer, Compliance, Integrity, and Safety Office

Kent Cyr

Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts

Mary Raber

Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Pavlis Honors College

Nathan Manser

Instructor, Engineering Fundamentals

Bob Hiltunen

Director of Auxiliary Services


Alex Kuhn

Casper Padilla

Cassie Zimmer

Clarence Hardwick

Cody Creel

Connor Hensley

Elijah Young

Emil Johnson

Gi West

Jackie Mayrose

Jaden Coe

John Schneiderhan

John Wyrzykowski

Joseph Dion

Luke Olari

Lydia Wohlfeil

Martin Mueller

Max Casler

Michael Patrick

Peter Zhu

Ronald Kyllonen

Ross Richards

Sam Bulthuis

Samuel Dlugoss

Sarah Lorenz

Thomas Prica

Zach Ferguson

Stop by the Alley to meet our team of amazing coaches that are here to assist you and share their experience!

Stop by Monday - Thursday, 3:00 - 9:00pm in the MUB Basement

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