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

Matthew Blewitt (he/him)

Studied philosophy at university, self-taught software engineer, currently working for Heroku, a Salesforce company. I enjoy helping people reach their potential, and giving back to that which has given me so much.

skills: terraform PostgreSQL Go rails devops SQL javascript ruby

Emmett Walsh (he/him)

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

skills: devops javascript TypeScript ruby

Nicky Chorley

Developer at Springer Nature.

skills: Scala kotlin python Linux Git SQL TDD java

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.

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 Git html javascript JS

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: d3 accessibility usability React Git wordpress html css javascript Photoshop

Jo Franchetti

I'm a front end web developer and developer advocate

skills: html css

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 html css javascript

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

Giancarlo Galliani (He)

I started learning how to Code in the beginning of 2016 and realised I loved it. After attending Codebar as a student, I'm eager to contribute as a coach! :)

skills: Redux React HTML5 CSS3 php javascript

Germain Souquet (he/him)

Passionate about the web

skills: Unit Testing open source & many more React.js Git html css javascript TypeScript

Magnus Henoch (he/him)

I program in Erlang by day, and in Emacs Lisp by night. I look forward to helping people learn more about programming.

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 kotlin Graph rust Elixir Haskell REST Git SQL html css javascript java

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.

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 html css javascript TDD ruby

Alejandro Garcia Angada

I'm a Frontend engineer coming from Spain. I have worked 4 years at trivago and now I moved to the UK to work in Ticketmaster. Always looking for challenges and love to teach people.

skills: Flux Webpack Tooling Redux React HTML5 css javascript Angular

Alex Roche (he/him)

I'm a Full Stack developer at Akkroo, and have spent the last five years getting my hands dirty in everything from servers and databases to front-end frameworks. I've also got a passion for maths, hashing out problems and fixing things!

skills: React jQuery php html css javascript

Kristian Hamilton

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

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

Jazzy Gasper (She/her)

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

skills: html css javascript

Tsvetan Nenov

Hi , I'm Tsvetan, I have 10 years of experience working with php and JS . I want to register as a coach in the Barcelona codebar workshops, because I think the industry needs to change and become more equal.

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 html css ruby

Andy Trevorah

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

rocco righi (he/his)

I started coding 2 years ago and after attending Makers Academy I landed a job at the BBC as front end developer. I work with AngularJS and React and Javascript in general. I also have some experience with ruby and ruby on Rails.

skills: AngularJS React Ruby on Rails javascript ruby

Edgar Ribeiro

I'm Node.js Software Developer

skills: node.js javascript

Zac Colley (he/him)

interested in making fun stuff and helping people get into and use tech

skills: sass arduino React node css JS

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 :)

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

Sofia Pohjalainen

Front end developer at Ticketmaster.

skills: Hapi.js Express Redux React node.js HTML5 css javascript

Margo Urey

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

skills: rails html css javascript TDD ruby

Alex Addison (he/him/they)

I like coding because it's like an open-ended puzzle. I like working with a broad group of people, I love to support people and mentor them.

skills: general object-oriented code javascript c#

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: nodejs c++ Dbs Elm javascript Angular c#

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

Daniel Gillespie (he/his)

I am a Web Developer for the Edinburgh University Business School. I co-organise the Edinburgh codebar chapter.

skills: Drupal React node.js wordpress html css javascript

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 Git php SQL html css JS

Dmitri Grabov

Software engineer with abour 10 years experience. Started out as self taught before doing an MSc in Computer Science. Been working in startups the last few years. Main language at the moment is JavaScipt

Danielle Vass

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

Alex Robertson (He/him)

Working as a full stack developer for Creator Ninja in Tokyo. Previous AND Digital in London.

skills: Javscript Express React Native React node

Claudia Menting (me)

I just completed the CodeClan course and found nothing more valuable than having a good surrounding of teachers, mentors and people willing to help you learn. Still a novice programmer but willing to help wherever I can!

skills: html css JS

Donna Zhou (She/Her)

Previously ran Codebar Berlin, now back in sunny Sydney.

skills: Ruby on Rails ruby

Rob Whittaker (he)

I am looking to offer help and advice with Ruby and Rails. I work for thoughtbot and have many years of web development experience. Want to share and help as much as possible.

skills: React.js React Native Ruby on Rails Git html css javascript ruby

Eli Schutze (she/her)

Find me @elibelly ! Love to help people get into tech.

Samatar Axmed

Student at Founders and Coders.

Zoe Gagnon

Javascript, Ruby, Command line, version control

Jamie Webb (He/him)

Software developer at The Guardian.

skills: React python html css javascript

neil patel (he/him)

Self-taught web developer Currently Alexa Skills developer. Building voice-based applications. Would love to help out junior developers from diverse backgrounds.

skills: HAML Bootstrap Alexa Skils heroku rails Git html css javascript TDD ruby

Khalid . (he/him)

I'm tying to polish my web-dev skills, primarily trying to improve my css, react, and d3 skills. I am an entrepreneur and a hobbyist programmer. I would also love to help to mentor in order to give back to the community.

skills: Full-Stack JavaScript functional programming Game Development

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 Git ruby

Simon Douglas

Currently a Junior Developer with Tesco Bank after graduating from CodeClan's 16 week course. I'm looking to join in with helping at codebar to share in my enthusiasm for all things tech and code related.

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

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: html css javascript ruby

Noemi Lapresta (she/her)

My name is Noemi and I have worked as a software developer and QA engineer. I can assist in questions regarding software development, software architecture and testing strategies. My day-to-day work is in Ruby, but I am also confident in Python or Go.

Pablo Brasero (he/him)

Full stack web developer

skills: Databases Ember python Linux SQL javascript ruby

Martin Briano (he/him)

I'm a Software Engineer from UBA (Universidad de Buenos Aires). I moved to Barcelona in 2013 to do a Master in Security and High performance computing. Now I'm running the BCN office of Lemonade software development, a Belgium company.

skills: programming testing DB coaching training organising stuff roller skating acrobatics Actor (a long time ago) html css java

Kelvin Smith (he/him/his)

I'm a software developer with a preference for Ruby and Elixir. Working for Cultivate in Edinburgh.

skills: functional programming | OOP | typescript | javascript | elixir |ruby | testing / TDD

stephen kenny

Location based mobile, database (SQL & NoSQL), some web services & thin client desktop. I'm the ex-CTO at Betfair, Property Investment Market trading exchange, Stocknet online stock trading, Education Support systems (Archimedies 1980s & 90s),etc.

Keomony Khun (She)

I am ex-developer, currently a home maker for 4 years trying to get back to work. I am trying learn to code again. I am looking for a safe environment to start.

Bob Whitelock (he/him)

I've been programming for about 7 years now, using various languages and technologies. Currently I work for Alces Software (alces-software.com). I'd like to help out teaching people and sharing what I know :).

skills: Redux Sinatra rails command line bash Zsh Elm vim React python Linux Git SQL html css javascript java ruby

Scott Riley (he/him)

I'm a Ruby/Javascript dev, picking up Elixir in my spare time. I was a student at CodeClan a year ago and really enjoy teaching and helping others learn to code.

Raf Mosiolek (he)

I am a self-taught front end developer, working mainly with modern, semantic HTML, SCSS, JavaScript with ES6+ standards and TypeScript. Web Accessibility is my top priority so I will be more than happy to help you build your projects with WCAG standards.

skills: scss ES6+ Web Accessibility WCAG Git HTML5 CSS3 javascript TypeScript

Brendan Soffientini (him/he)

I can help out in many web-dev/programming areas like Javascript, Ruby, Python, APIs, Git, AWS, etc.

Alex Bazlinton

JavaScript, Java, Ruby, HTML + CSS

Conor Cussell (Mr)

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

skills: GraphQL node html css javascript

Tara Ojo

I'm a front-end dev, worked with HTML/CSS/JS/SASS/AngularJS

agata krzywda

Love React, Redux and JavaScript

Agata Sumowska (She/her)

Junior developer working with React and C#

Peter Trizuliak (He)

Happy to help with JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS or Node.js

skills: React node.js html css javascript

Evelyn Utterson (she/her)

I'm a Software Developer and Digital Coach based in Edinburgh. I'm interested in helping others get started and progress their careers in tech.

skills: Ruby on Rails ReactJS HTML5 css javascript ruby

Mark Dessain

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

skills: python html css javascript java

Asif Hafeez (he/his)

I am a Full Stack Developer, recently graduated from Makers Academy.

Daniel Quinn

I'd like to help out where I can. I'm a young(ish) white, male, native-english-speaking software engineer with 21 years of professional experience that would like this industry be a lot more diverse. Too many people in my field look like me :-)

skills: python django Linux Git devops

Stefan Buschmann

Interested in open source, computer graphics, games, and exciting development problems in general. My main programming languages and frameworks are C++, OpenGL, QML, and sometimes node.js. I work as a researcher and lecturer at Potsdam University.

Alex Bokii (she/her)

I am a front-end developer at Oxford Computer Consultants where I build UI with HTML/CSS and Javascript. I started to work with web-technologies a few years ago, and I'd be happy to help people who are interested in this area to pick up new skills.

skills: html css javascript

Emily Bertwistle (she/her)

I'm a full-stack JavaScript developer, always keen to learn new things :)

skills: node.js html css javascript

Leke Abolade

iOS Developer at Kin and Carta Create, previously at Makers Academy

skills: iOS Swift node Firebase javascript

Hasan Ahmed

A passionate Software Developer. Creator of wazbi.com. I enjoy sharing my knowledge to new comers. http://hasanme.com

skills: HTML5 CSS3 jQuery php wordpress SQL ASP.Net MVC Sql Server javascript c#

Marty Stepien

Junior Developer who pivoted her career from Architecture to Web Development!

skills: html css javascript TypeScript TDD Angular Photoshop

Chris Cooper (he/him)

I am a soon-to-be graduate of Makers Academy. I would like to sign up as a coach and start contributing to the community!

Jarrod Bennie (He)

Assistant instructor @ CodeClan, Edinburgh.

skills: JS java ruby c#

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