Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 2600 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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Tomasz Wegrzanowski

I make awesome things for fun.

skills: everything

Richard Westenra (he/him)

I've been doing front-end development since 2009, specialising in interactive data-visualisation and responsive webapps. Originally from New Zealand, but I've been in London since 2011.

skills: Photoshop d3 accessibility usability wordpress React javascript html css Git

Nicky Chorley

Developer at Springer Nature.

skills: Scala kotlin Linux python java TDD Git SQL

Jo Franchetti

I'm a front end web developer and developer advocate

skills: html css

Chris Oatley

I am a Makers Academy graduate currently working for Datanauts in Brighton. Would like to become a coach to pass on some of the knowledge I've learned and help create some new coders!

Sam Plews

I'm a developer mainly working with front end stuff. I enjoy explaining things as I learn more in the process.

skills: nodejs React JS javascript html Git

Tim Stamp (he)

Security Architect & Full Stack Engineer. Coding for 15 years. https://stampy.me

skills: Security cryptography Linux c bash python javascript php html css

Jodi Winters (she/her)

I manage a team 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: React JS php html css Git SQL

Oliver Turner (he/him)

I switched careers to webdev when I was nearly 30. Self-taught, I *wish* something like Codebar had existed back then! Love helping folks to learn, mad keen on JavaScript/Node and CSS.

skills: sass React node javascript html css

Danielle Vass

i'm an android developer occasionally writing some webapps. Used to teach kids to code.

Ollie Baker

I'm a freelance developer based in Brighton. I like to make games and all things interactive. I use JS/HTML/CSS, Unity and Haxe.

skills: haxe c# javascript html css

Andy Trevorah

I'm a developer at gitter.im where I make web things all day.

Alexander Kustov (he)

To put it simply an Orphist... to be more precise an entrepreneur, to better describe it I believe in advancing technology for humanity every day, by helping innovation teams building tech products.

skills: ruby javascript html css

Jon Kelly (he/him)

I'm a full-stack Javascript developer (also C++ & C#). Currently interested in functional languages and technologies that build resilient web apps (they do exist!). Helping others to learn programming is always fun, and usually teaches me something, too.

skills: Angular Dbs nodejs c++ c# javascript Elm

Charlie Egan

I'm a junior Ruby developer that's recently moved to London. I tutored with Codebar the last two summers (2014, 2015) while I was on internship. I've also done demonstrating at my university for computer science courses and Code First Girls.

skills: heroku/hosting rails ruby Git

Andrew Suffield (they)

I'm an SRE at Goldman Sachs in London, and I believe in the value of a broader, more diverse industry. I try to help out with efforts to improve this when I can.

Robin Tweedie (he/him)

Currently @ Skyscanner, previously @ Songkick.

skills: MySql Go c++ rails python ruby javascript java html css vim

Igor Czerwinski

Frontend developer with a little bit of experience in this and that. Most recently HTML, CSS and JavaScript. A lot of people helped me to get to where I am now so I want to pass that gift on :)

Clair Griffiths

Started as a student, graduated to coach, the co-organiser of the West London chapter! Currently working as a Ruby Developer at Citizens Advice.

skills: rails ruby html css

Neil van Beinum

Looking to help with either HTML/CSS or Ruby/Rails at a beginner level.

skills: rails ruby javascript html css

Christien Guy

Dev up at TrustedHousesitters

skills: scss React javascript html css

Chuka Ebi

I would like to use my current development skill set to help others who are struggling. I attended Makers Academy and have a minor in Computer Science. I love video games and epic fantasy novels(Sabriel is my fave!).

skills: c ruby javascript Git

Matt Paul

A graduate of Makers Academy, I would like to be able to help some people out who have taken an interest in coding, and solidify my own learning through teaching of others

Duncan MacKenzie

I’m a web developer at Public Health England (PHE), and like coding in modern full-stack JavaScript, especially with new features inspired by Python and Ruby.

Kendall McCarthy

As a woman who has been the only female technical member of staff at companies I've worked for, I'm really interested in outreach efforts to under-represented groups. I have experience in web development (HTML/CSS/Rails), C/C++, Ruby, and Java.

Ed Kerry (He)

Junior web developer keen to help more people gain these exciting skills!

Giuseppe De Santis (he/him)

Junior web developer @ Parliament Digital Service

skills: ruby javascript html css

Margo Urey

Web developer using ruby, rails, javascript, html, css and anything else I can learn

skills: rails ruby javascript TDD html css

Ryan Maffey

Junior Front End Developer at Redweb

skills: Gulp scss javascript html css

Andrew Gray (he)

I'm a full stack developer. I wrote code on a Commodore Pet in 1980. I feel very old.

skills: Scala listening cooking Graph rust Elixir REST kotlin javascript java Haskell html css Git SQL

Andrea Mazzarella (he/him)

Help out in any way I can, possibly as a coach. I am currently studying at Makers Academy, 2 weeks away from graduation :)

Ben Scott (He/him)

I'm a web developer, currently working at the BBC. Front-end HTML and CSS is my specialty but I'm more than happy working on the back-end using PHP and doing ops work too.

Kai Vong (He/Him)

designer/developer

Emmett Walsh (he/him)

I've been a developer for a little while now, after taking a conversion via Makers Academy

skills: TypeScript devops ruby javascript

Louie Christie (he/him)

Software developer. Computer science graduate. Web development bootcamp graduate. Experienced in coaching junior developers at work, and coaching children in youth clubs and summer camps. Experienced at public speaking, in stand-up comedy clubs mostly.

skills: React Native React javascript html css

sas stevens

Tired of being the only girl in the room. Actively working to change that. Currently heading up development over at tilt.

Bryan Yap

Full stack web developer and Open Source enthusiast working at Alliants Ltd. During my free time, I am long time member of AgileVentures (agileventures.org) and technical lead of project codenamed WebsiteOne at AgileVentures.

Marcel Cutts

I like building stuff, and sometimes people even pay me to do it. Currently making people fit through Zombie based storytelling.

Michael Harrison (He/him)

I work mainly with JavaScript, particularly Express and React frameworks. I also know Ruby. I am a Makers Academy graduate and used to be a software tester.

skills: React ruby javascript TDD

Sam Phillips (he/him)

JavaScript & Ruby engineer. Ask me anything!

skills: ruby javascript html CSS / SCSS SQL MySql Git rails

Kevin McCarthy

I'd like to help people learn to code by creating a safe environment. I have experience with coaching and training from my time at Amazon where I was a coach, trainer and Instructional Designer. Currently working as a developer at AND Digital.

skills: Ruby on Rails ruby javascript TDD html css

Giuseppe Capizzi (he/him)

Hi! I'm Giuseppe, and I'm a Software Engineer at VMware. I'm Italian, now back in Italy after living in London for ~5 years. I love coaching on any topic I'm familiar with but I'm particularly interested in software design, refactoring and testing.

skills: golang OOP testing rails python ruby php java functional programming Git

Ruben Rizzi (he)

I used to teach web programming and offer training support to students in the Brooklyn college on a majority of languages. I am a full stack developer with seven years of experience and an iOS developer with one year of experience

skills: objective c Swift React jQuery node.js javascript css

Daniel Steele (him/he)

Ruby/Rails/HTML/CSS/Javascript Full Stack developer that had recently started his own web development agency and loves helping newbies into the space

Jeremy Stevens

I'm an Android dev at TouchSurgery, working on an app used by surgeons to practice procedures outside the operating theatre! I'm looking to help others get started, and to expand my own knowledge, as there's always more to learn :D

skills: coaching java Android

Paolo Fabbri (He/Him)

I'm here to coach and chew bubblegum and I'm all out of bubblegum

skills: Ruby on Rails Azure kotlin AWS TypeScript Linux node JS ruby java SQL

Razvan Spatariu

Various knowledge of frontendy things.

skills: pre/postprocessors testing semantic HTML etc. React JS css

KJ Daniells (he/him)

Full-stack developer, who mainly works with frameworks and also wrangles data. I enjoy breaking complex issues down into understandable pieces and watch my students gain new skills.

skills: MongoDB django ReactJS Flask nodejs relational databases CMS rails javascript php css Git

Jazzy Gasper (She/her)

Coaching. I am a graduate from Makers Academy, working for a fintech start up now.

skills: javascript html css

Ryan Hanna

Started learning to code in 2012. Changed career to full time developer in 2013. Excited to share. Mobile app developer at Nexercise.

Han Fakira (he)

Java developer at Sky Network Services. I am a former maths teacher. Some prior experience in ruby, js and python

skills: java

Rabea Gleissner

General Assembly graduate, currently going on various Java adventures as an apprentice at 8th Light.

skills: scss ruby javascript java html css

Paul Whitehead

I work for Buffalo in Brighton & before that for 2 other agencies. I have been working with PHP for 7 years. In recent months I have been using Ruby & Rails for work & personal projects.

skills: CLI Dev Ops Symfony rails wordpress ruby javascript php html css Git

Mark Dessain

Python developer working in finance. Keen to help support and mentor enthusiastic individuals or groups.

skills: python javascript java html css

Juan Monetti

This is Juan, a Software Engineer from Argentina. Currently living in Amsterdam. I really enjoy coaching and I work in Python, sometimes some Javascript.

Mark Woodbridge

I'm the co-founder of a tech startup but also help out with a voluntary one-on-one numeracy/literacy project. Keen to help anyone who's interested in empowering themselves via technology!

skills: HTML/CSS python javascript

Edward Withers

Software developer. Learning ever still. I like Go!

skills: Go ruby javascript

Chris Sherry (he/him)

Web Application Engineer at WeAreBase

skills: Linux CSS / SCSS javascript php SQL

Maël Estevez

Just travelling the universe on a tiny blue dot.

skills: c c++ c# CSS / SCSS javascript java html

Julia Friesel (she)

i'm a mentor at a coding school and would like to help out with workshops in berlin

Spike Lindsey

Ruby/JavaScript developer at MA. If it moves, test it. If it doesn't move, test it, just in case it moves.

Nico Saueressig (he/him)

Freelance Software Developer, now based in Germany. Formerly Software Engineer at Shutl/eBay. Graduate of Makers Academy March 14. I believe teaching others is really teaching myself how to be a better developer.

skills: rails Sinatra Swift ruby javascript clojure

Ludwik Grodzki (he)

Here to teach clojure.

skills: Redshift BigQuery bash clojure Git SQL

Brandon Hawkes

I'd like to teach people coding! I'm a Creative Technologist and I do a bit of everything.

Daniel Ngo

I'm a graphic designer and web developer that enjoys sharing what I know about front-end development, ux design, web typography, preprocesses, techniques and just general workflow productivity.

skills: wordpress email shopify vue.js node javascript html css Git

Kristian Hamilton

Front end for a while. Interests include art, sewing and coding

skills: React Redux jQuery creative code and generative art javascript TDD html css

Sarah Barber

I'm a java web developer right now with 6 years of professional experience. I also have another 2 years of basic IT training experience, when I trained teachers in a college to use technology to enhance their learning. I want to improve diversity.

skills: python arduino javascript java html css

Anthony Weber

I'm a frontend developer who loves coding

Conor Cussell (Mr)

Front end developer mainly working with HTML, CSS, React, GraphQL

skills: node GraphQL javascript html css

Jamie Brown

Web developer working at notonthehighstreet.com. Javascript and ruby.

Aiden Wright (He/Him)

I would really like to get excited about coding again. I'm a front end developer and would like to continue focusing on front end technologies.

Dmitry Kandalov

I have been programming and trying to get better at it since DOS times. I'm currently working with Java and JVM languages such as Kotlin.

Mark Everitt (he/him/they/them)

Web (mostly server, some browser) + game software developer and one time Quantum Information Scientist. Full time Node.js / server developer since 2012.

skills: node.js docker kubernetes devops javascript SQL

Alex Fakhri

I've studied at Makers Academy and I'm looking for my first Junior Developer role. Wanted to keep myself skills sharp and keep improving and also improve by trying to pass on the knowledge to others.

Charlotte Jackson

I'm a front-end dev in Sydney. I'm mostly into CSS and I'm passionate about mentoring and learning.

skills: JS html css Git

Ronan McCabe (he/him)

I'm a full stack JavaScript developer who did the Founders & Coders bootcamp in May 2015.

Kayra Alat

I'm full stack but I feel at home with Python.

Matt Crouch

HTML/CSS, JS I've covered a few workshops at university at an entry/mid level for different tech such as HTML/CSS, PHP and ActionScript in the past. I'm a web developer working from home for a company in Poole.

Mateu Adsuara

I started programming as a hobby around 17 years ago. At that time I also was into video-game hacking. Much later, I realised I could make a living from my hobby and took it seriously. I'm currently working for 8thLight and liking functional programming

skills: ruby javascript php java clojure Erlang Haskell TDD Property-based testing Exteme Programming Elm html css Object oriented functional programming Git vim SQL Electronics SOLID Design patterns Android

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