Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 3124 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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Nicolas Beney (he/him)

Full stack senior developer. Started programming at 12 and still loving it! Volunteering with young people at various CoderDojo and CodeClub events. Looking forward to help young adults too, especially from under-represented communities.

Skills: python java Scala c++ html css javascript SQL Git Linux React Haskell

Adekola Akano (He/Him)

I have years of experience as a native android and iOS engineer. I have developed, deployed and maintained several mobile applications. I would like to work on anything related to native mobile applications but with priority to the android side.

Skills: Native Android iOS java kotlin Swift

Jon H

I've been in software for 22 years. I've done mentoring professionally and also outside of work. I mostly do enterprise PHP but I can Duck-Duck pretty much anything. My backend TypeScript is alright too. Happy to help eager tech learners!

Skills: php javascript TypeScript docker Ci/CD Test Automation TDD Unit Testing Browser Testing

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: python docker monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch

Charles Umesi (he)

Python Developer, and Lecturer / Internal Quality Assurer (IQA) in Coding and Cyber Security at Croydon College. Also knowledge of data science, machine learning, computer vision, web development, HTML and basics of CSS, JavaScript & C++.

Skills: python django html pandas numpy seaborn Plotly Dash scikit-learn TensorFlow Keras Face-Recognition OpenCV Matplotlib (2D & 3D & images & computer vision)

Craig West (he/him)

My bio is at https://github.com/iwswordpress/ and I work mostly with Python at this time but have worked with WordPress and JS Frameworks.

Skills: python HTML/JS/CSS

Nils Bussas

I'm a software engineer interested in sharing my knowledge and connecting with people. Currently, I work as a C++ developer on chargers for electric vehicles. In the past I've worked on self-driving vehicles and endoscopes.

Skills: python Go c# Java (quite rusty) JS (basic) Git Linux C/C++

Andrew Steel (he/him)

I'm a software engineer, specializing in frontend technologies professionally.

Skills: javascript css html c Linux React TypeScript Unit Testing Git Shell scripting

Lionel Rowe (he/him)

Love coding, love to teach and learn. Currently: freelance full-stack web dev; previously: account manager in localization industry. Tech bg mainly in JavaScript and Ruby.

Salvatore Dininni (he/him/they)

Hello,my last two years in the IT industry have been difficult and challenging, and I wished I had someone that could have coached me. I would like to help your students as an assistant coach. Thank you for your time. Regards Salvatore Dininni

Skills: HTML5 CSS3 php laravel React Git github Bootstrap TypeScript

Peter Warner-Medley (he/him)

Currently working as lead data/platform engineer at Lyst. Lover of teaching and making tech look a bit less like me (I am a white dude 😬)

Skills: python copy-pasta from stackoverflow Elixir AWS databases/SQL Total newbies first code javascript/typescript React (nothing too fancy) cloud infrastructure (mostly AWS) CS basics (beginners data structures algorithms complexity etc)

Ruben Galvao (He)

Lead software developer at Artlist I specialize in computer graphics, with over 15 years of experience. On a day to day, I mostly work with c++ and various computer graphics APIs and shaders. Happy to help with anything, even if not listed here.

Skills: c++ c# Swift python java javascript rust DirectX OpenGL OpenCL CUDA ml React Metal Vulkan Git Jira Plus Many Other Things

Hugh Cole-Baker (he/him)

I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at Aiven.io, I work on projects in Python and SQL and in the past I've written things in Rust, Java and many years ago a game for Nintendo DS in C++.

Skills: python SQL Amazon Web Services java Linux devops rust Cloud

Guy Bushnell (he)

I'd like to help people get into writing code. I have a degree in computer science from UEA (1990) and am a director of a software company based in Norwich. I still have a love of coding and want to use some of my knowledge to assist others.

Sam De Maeyer (him)

Hi, I am a principal front-end engineer working at Smart and I am very eager to share my knowledge with others!

Skills: HTML5 CSS3 javascript EmberJs

Daniel Yuschick

Lover of chocolate, tattoos and bridging the gaps between design and development.

Skills: html css javascript React Web Accessibility

Matt Hammond (He/Him)

Recent Graduate of the Makers Academy Bootcamp. Most recently I've been using the MERN stack to build web applications. Interested in honing my technical skills further.

Skills: html css JS ruby rails React node SQL MongoDB Next TypeScript

Fiona Lewis (she/her)

I have been a developer for 2 1/2 years. I have taken a break and gone into IT infrastructure, however I am now back where I started and taking a second look into coding. Language agnostic, able to help beginner coders and help with algorithms.

Moustafa Khairi (he/him)

I would like to participate as a coach. My main experience is in Data & AI, so, I can help with Python related projects.

Chris Bassi

I work as a Lead Full-Stack DevOps Engineer at BT and currently lead a team of 10 engineers. Mentoring is one of my passions.

Skills: java SQL TypeScript spring javascript agile

Esko Luontola (he/him)

I'm a full-stack developer with coding experience since 1999. I created the TDD MOOC at the University of Helsinki: https://tdd.mooc.fi I've also coached beginners at Rails Girls and wrote the tutorial https://web-intro.luontola.fi

Skills: frontend backend ux TDD devops

Kurre Ståhlberg (he/him)

I want to do something concrete to support minorities. I know programming well so this seems like a natural way be a better ally.

CJ Taylor (she/they)

I work as a learning technologist in the Division of Medical Education at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. My main duties are to undertake technology based projects and create digital resource learning materials, tutorials and digital assets.

Wendy Huang

frontend stuff i'm a web dev on React

Nazar Hussain

I am an experienced developer, programmer and technical designer. I possess a strong programming and development background with knowledge of all aspects of overseeing and developing projects.

Skills: nodejs ruby web backend blockchain

Dr Pawel Orzechowski (he/him)

I have worked in programming and education for over 10 years. Recently at CoderDojo@StormId and CodeClan. I currently teach programming at Business School@University of Edinburgh. Python, JS, Swift/Android, Flutter. I worked as a mobile dev and head of UX

Brittany Blankinship (she/her )

various data processing, analysis, visualisation and presentations in R and RMarkdown

Skills: R statistics Data Visualisation

Jodi Winters (she/her)

Very senior dev in BBC News. I have plenty of experience in a bunch of languages and technologies that no one uses anymore! That's life in the tech industry!

Skills: html css php React Git SQL Unity/C# Love2D JS/node

Alex Mark (they/it)

Teach stuff! I've done a bunch of mentorship stuff at university and really enjoyed it, so I wanna do more

Julian Festing (He/Him)

Coach at La Fosse Academy

Skills: javascript React

M Shangol Haider

I am comfortable with using Python, HTML, CSS, C++. Currently working as computer vision developer

Jack March (he/him)

I'm an iOS Engineer with 3 years experience, I'd love to help others on their journey in iOS development or programming in general. Skilled in Swift and Objective-C

Kasia Banas (she/her)

I teach data science for health and social care. My main language is R.

Skills: R

Andrew Gray (he)

I'm a full stack developer with data science and system integration tendencies. Also chef and mixicologist. I wrote 6502 assembler on a Commodore Pet in 1980. I feel very old.

Skills: Scala java html SQL javascript kotlin rust Elixir Haskell css Git REST golang progressive-enhancement Do-not-use-React

Essi Jukkala (she/her/they)

I have a M.Sc. (Tech) from Aalto University in Game Design and Production. Currently I am employed full-time at Supercell as a game programmer. In addition to game development I am interested in computer graphics and computer networks.

Skills: c c++ Git Linux unity Swift iOS clojure c# Xcode

Emil Virkki (he/him)

I'm interested in coaching :)

Alex Hort-Francis (He/him)

I've just finished a bootcamp course in full-stack web development (MERN stack). While I'm applying for junior developer roles I want to keep busy. I enjoy researching new technologies and explaining technical concepts in accessible ways.

Skills: html css javascript React node Express ChatGPT Git

John Beisley (he/him)

I've coached at Codebar @ Google sessions. I've been a Software Engineer for ~18 years in the industry, the last 12 years of which as an SRE at Google. I typically work in Python and Go, but have an interest in Rust. Outside of work I play D&D.

Skills: Go python rust SQL html c++ java javascript

Tom Sherman (he/him)

I currently work at OVO and have previously worked at Epos Now, Lisa Angel, and Rainbird. I mostly write React Native/TypeScript at work, but have a soft spot for non-frontend languages such as Rust.

Skills: React TypeScript javascript React Native html css

Philippe Guyard (He/him)

I started coding in 1986. After a career in academia modelling population genetics in Fortran and C++, I now work as an IT manager and Django developer. I still code every day.

Skills: SQL python pandas django wagtail html css heroku ETL statistics javascript data analysis AWS

Joel Hassan

I'm trying out mentoring as a way for me to give back to the community. I've worked as a teaching assistant at my previous university (Helsinki Uni), where I mentored students at programming workshops. I now work as a software engineer at Smartly.io

Skills: html css TypeScript React SQL javascript

Harry Dickinson (he/him)

I'm a developer focused mostly on server-side .NET technologies as well as JavaScript for the front end. I'd like to help people progress their programming skillset and hopefully learn more myself in the process.

Skills: c# javascript SQL html

Peter Mordaunt

I completed the Software Development course with Codeclan 2 years ago and I have been working as a frontend developer for the last two years. I love coding and enjoy helping others to learn new skills or develop what they already know.

Skills: html css tailwind javascript React Vue

Chloé Leteinturier (she/her)

As a woman that did a change in my career to change from being an optician to a developer, I believe I can offer support and empathy to the students. I'm currently working at Thoughtworks as a developer for more than 2 years.

Yuxuan peng

full stack dev

Skills: ts Next SQL Figma RESTful JS

Burak Güneli (he/him)

I'm working as a Senior. Frontend Engineer and I would like to become a coach and help people voluntarily. I organized a JS meetup at my previous company and I did 2 lightning talks about async code execution with JS: https://tinyurl.com/4d8su7dp

Skills: javascript TypeScript React scss

Daniel Jackson (He/Him)

I am a developer that enjoys visual problem solving 🙂I have worked as a frontend developer for 4 years and currently specialise in React. I have worked in a digital agency, a small startup, and now am part of the team at Artlist! 🟡

Cameron Bishop (he/they)

My name's Cameron and I'm a teaching assistant. Recently, I've started learning python to retrain into a coding job. I'd like to be able to code as a hobbyist but if I can see how I can apply it, that would be even better!

Martynas Paulikas

I have done frontend (react & angular), backend (python & java) and some AWS systems (also python based mostly). I am a STEM ambassador and have previously been mentor in https://coderdojo.com/ Stirling.

Doro Hinrichs (she/her)

Associate Developer at Scott Logic with a passion for frontend design and accessibility

Skills: html css TypeScript javascript React accessibility java python

Opeoluwa Akinwande

I'm focused, ambitious, a great team player, practically oriented and hoping to learn at Codebar to have the required knowledge needed to advance in my career and polish me with the right tech skills.

Tara Galloway (she/her)

I'm a little rusty on my JS. I studied it at bootcamp in 2018 and have since been working in GO, over 5 years in my current position at Vet AI where I'm a mid-senior level backend developer

Skills: Go SQL Basic Swift basic Javascript

Danny Currie (he/him)

I'm a Technical Lead, working mainly on Frontend (JavaScript, TypeScript etc.), and also run my company's Graduate Software Engineering programme, so always looking to meet and work with new developers!

Nathan Dao (he/him)

Howdie! I'm Nathan and currently working as a Software Developer at Swarmia. I worked mostly as a full stack developer using React, TypeScript, Node.js, Go and a bit of infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Terraform).

Skills: React TypeScript node.js Go AWS Azure

Jordan O'Hara (He/Him)

I've recently finished University where I studied Software Engineering. Currently, I have a full-stack focus but have experience mainly with front-end development and within my free time I like to diversify my portfolio by building small applications

Christy Campbell (he/him)

Coaching and mentoring. Engineering manager now but was primarily a java dev, work on a bit of typescript/infra as code stuff now

Chris Oldnall (he/him)

My main programming language is Python! Typically I work on implementation of statistical estimators which come in complex forms.

Evan Thomas (they/them)

I'd like to be able to ask for help with problems when they come up on personal projects. I've been learning in my spare time for about a year, and am now looking to make a career change into tech.

Geraint Guan (he/him)

I'm interested in contributing as a coach and helping out. I'm currently the head of developer operations at a local start-up (appointedd.com). I've worked across the back-end and front-end of web application development as well as tooling/infrastructure.

Skills: php javascript TypeScript GraphQL MongoDB REST APIs AWS python Julia React Tailwind CSS tRPC

Kristiana Sizinceva (She/her)

HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP. Ive been working as a frontend developer for 8 years with various agencies and startups. And have a Bsc degree in Computing Science

Skills: html css sass javascript php Web Accessibility interested in UX

Mariana Lozynska (she/her)

I am a junior developer, in the past I did html, css and JavaScript. I want to work in these areas on codebar.

Josh Dilrew (he/him)

Predominantly C#, with a heavy inclination towards windows desktop development and xamarin. I have reasonable MySQL and MongoDB experience, I have created asp.net APIs in the past but I would need to brush up on this.

Luiz Felipe Santos (he/him)

I'm a Brazilian who just graduated from a coding BootCamp in London looking to help and get help from other developers.

Malik Piara (He/him)

A friend of mine recommend me codebar. I'm graduating university this summer and built many things, among them a mentoring platform. My life's mission is to use tech to enable people to be whoever they want to be. Codebar is aligned with that mission :)

Skills: javascript React css frontend development user experience UI Design

Jez Johns (he/him)

Primary teacher trainer, now on tech Educators full stack boot camp, and joining their staff at end. Python & VBA in past. Want to help where I can. Seeing this as like codeclub.org I used to do.

Matthew Lee (He/him)

I'd love to coach some students interested in python, AI, DevOps and/or AWS. I am an experienced MLOps engineer.

Skills: python AWS ai PyTorch docker Linux

Marco Belahouane (he/him)

I am a Makers alumni who used to teach Muay thai before transitioning into software engineering. I am currently looking for work and trying to learn more about the teach industry.

Mary Lo (she/her)

I love sharing how I learn coding and guide people to understand the logic:) Happy coding!

Skills: TypeScript java kotlin javascript

Nahiyan Ahmed (He/Him)

Currently a junior technical consultant based in the UK. Over the past 2 years i've had the fortune of learning from other experienced developers in the industry and I want to pass the knowledge on.

Skills: python golang docker kubernetes AWS serverless SQL sqlalchemy

Jenny Sharp (she/her)

I was a secondary computing teacher in the UK. I am happy to volunteer as a coach. I am particularly used to the basics of Python programming & I was a software developer in Delphi (OO Pascal) and Java back in the early 2000s.

Skills: python html

Enoch Osarenren (he/him/his)

My goal is to contribute by helping others get up and running. In the past, I have mentored a lot of potential tech enthusiasts and young professionals. I have also sat on different panels as a reviewer.

Skills: javascript php laravel VueJs Process Automation TypeScript docker kubernetes Databases.

Keith Harrison (He, him)

I'm a software developer with over 20 years experience

Chris Thompson (He/Him)

I have a degree in Maths/Computer Science from the University of Leeds and have been involved in software development for several decades. I am currently developing in Dart/Flutter but have used other languages.

Skills: Dart Flutter Linux Git VSCode

Francis Sunny

I am a Software Engineer and a master in AI and Applications, with working experience in Python, R

Skills: python machine learning data analytics data science

Christy Campbell (he/him)

I've been a software engineer for about 10 years now, mostly working in Java but also Typescript/JS, Python and a mix of other things

Jon Durrant (He/his/him)

IT prof for 30 years. Worked at Director of IT Architecture for global corps. Own projects are Robotics and IoT projects on Raspberry PI Pico and PI. Code in C/C++, and Python. Develop courses for Udemy.

Skills: c c++ python node JS html java ROS2 Ansible Linux Bourne Shell Scripting Data & IT Strategy

Adriano Calvitto (he/him)

I'm currently a consultant at Accenture and have more than 10 years experience working with web technologies. I'm trying to get into volunteering for Codebar following a recommendation from an friend and ex-colleague, which is also a coach on Codebar.

Skills: TypeScript nodejs html javascript css php AWS React api design API Security

Damian Bemben (He/Him)

My main skills are within Python, fastAPI/Flask and machine learning. Working as a software dev for Windscope inside the Eagle Labs office in Southampton! I also have a business doing 3D printing and design in Blender, creating landscapes.

Nico Clack (he/him)

I've been mentoring at Coder Dojo Brighton for 2 years, teaching young people to program in Scratch, Python and JavaScript. I think volunteering at codebar will be interesting to see how mentoring adults will compare to young people.

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