Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 2751 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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Paolo Fabbri (He/Him)

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

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

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: JS React php SQL Git html css

Lukasz Szczesiak (he/him/his)

I'm multi-language, multi-paradigm programmer; proficient in Python, JavaScript, with experience in Scala/JVM, and C#/.NET. I've worked on both Windows, and Unix platforms. I'm also running a CoderDojo for kids, using Scratch.

Skills: codewars React python javascript

Simon Hafner

I'm an FP evangelist, so I'd like to practice my mentor skills.

Yann Eves (he/him/marquis)

Would love the opportunity to help others, especially those underrepresented, dive into coding. I've little experience in teaching to code, which I hope to gain here, but I've helped community manage at Async Brighton.

Skills: Svelte GraphQL React node javascript html css

Russell Howe (he)

I've mostly worked on infrastructure-level things but have done a fair bit of Java and ruby dev too.

Skills: cloud things Linux java c ruby

Thomas Ankcorn (he/him)

Puppo dad, coffee snob, foodie, I code with my teddy

Skills: node.js Go TDD AWS python javascript html css

Kristian Hamilton

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

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

Kai Wohlfahrt

I have experience with Python, C, Scala and a bit of Javascript, and enjoy trying out other languages and introducing various appliances to my Raspberry Pi. I've taught a few short Python courses for beginners.

Skills: rust React TypeScript Scala SQL Git c python javascript html

Fabrice Reynolds

I am a full stack developer who is currently working on Node and React apps. I have around 20 years experience in programming as well as dev-ops, music and electronics.

Skills: React node SQL python javascript html css

Robert Siemieniec (he/him)

I'm a coach in various server-side programming languages. Mostly focusing on Ruby, Rust, Clojure and Python. I've been coaching and organising workshops regularly for the last 6 years.

Skills: RoR clojure JS python ruby

Mario C Kataoka (He)

I have worked as a web designer and have a really strong foundation with HTML and CSS but would like to transition to development

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

Oliver Caldwell (he/him)

I want to help teach others how to solve problems with technology. I've been building command line tools and things for the web since around 2011 using a plethora of languages and tools.

Skills: clojure React java python javascript html css ruby

Sean Blundell

Fresh Makers Academy graduate looking to both reinforce and share my knowledge through teaching. Seeking to help out anyone enthused or intrigued by Ruby / JavaScript / HTML / CSS.

Skills: GraphQL HTML5 React node javascript css

Julien Fiegehenn (he/his)

I'm an experienced developer working in Perl. I've been training junior developers for the last ten years. I do open source and speak at OSS conferences (mostly about mentoring).

Skills: Perl project management mentoring programming basics job search/hiring advice Linux SQL Git javascript html css

Kye Bracey (he)

Makers graduate, Front End/Games Developer at mangahigh.com

Skills: Phaser React version control javascript html css

Toby Lorne (he/him)

I am a platform engineer who works on cloud infrastructure using Go and Ruby. github.com/tlwr

Skills: rspec bosh concourse Networking bash Go SQL AWS javascript ruby

Judith Hartmann (she/her)

I want to become better at teaching. I studied CS and work as a Frontend Developer at Futurice. I used to teach groups of pupils (high school age) in university.

Skills: Angular programming React TypeScript python javascript ruby

Joby Harding (he / him)

I'm a freelance full-stack developer in Brighton UK and I 💜 building web apps.

Skills: laravel Ubuntu nodejs Vue React TypeScript php javascript

Jelle Fresen (he/his/him)

I have experience writing Android applications in Java and Kotlin, and I'm currently working on the testing framework of Android Jetpack Compose.

Skills: bash kotlin Git Android java python

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: backend blockchain nodejs web ruby

Sarah Giblett (She)

I currently work as a software developer contractor https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-giblett/

Skills: JavaScript/jQuery Umbraco PHP/Smarty PHP .NET .ASP.NET SQL c# html css

Kat Kmiotek (she/her)

Work as automation engineer mainly with selenium, java. Graduated from coding bootcamp

Skills: basic python nosql Vue JS React SQL Git java html css ruby

Craig West (he/him)

I have given talks and workshops at WordCamps and meetups and am working as a freelance trainer. I enjoy making complex subjects simple to learn and have been told I teach well.

Skills: wordpress Progressive Web Apps Web Components javascript html css

Taeim Kwon (she/her)

I'd like to improve frontend language skills and share coding experiences with others.

Skills: java javascript html css

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: copy-pasta from stackoverflow Elixir databases/SQL javascript (up to 2019 😬) Scala AWS python

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 EmberJs javascript

Rodrigue Kayembe

Makers student

Skills: java ruby

Atanas Kozarev (he/his)

I used to give private lessons in programming for 1st year Business students who had a compulsory programming module that was difficult to pass, it was a fun way to practice. CYF: https://codeyourfuture.io/blog/volunteer-stories/volunteer-stories-atanas/

Skills: listening being patient programming fundamentals coding basics coding fundamentals pseudo code data structures algorithms

Michael Cheah

I think coding is a skill anyone can find useful and want to introduce and get people interested in it. I've been a software developer for a few years and can comfortably teach Python and Golang. Could do Matlab or C++ for beginners if needed

Skills: Matlab bash Linux Git c++ python golang

Alex Fedenczuk (he/him)

Senior Consultant (specialising in software engineering) working with Typescript, React, Python and various AWS services.

Skills: django MongoDB React TypeScript AWS python javascript

Michelle Steele (She/her)

Dotnet / JS / Ruby full stack developer at Avalara.

Skills: Dotnet/C# React TDD HTML/CSS Git javascript ruby

Florian Rathgeber (he/him)

I'm leading the team of codebar hosts at Google. Sometimes I also get to coach \o/

Skills: bash Linux SQL Git c c++ python javascript

Pascal Edouard

Hi, I'm a DevOps Cloud Engineer based in Edinburgh and looking to promote automation and infrastructure as code. Always available to help new developers, to share tips and tricks with best practices of coding.

Skills: agile bash Cloud Linux Git java devops Ansible terraform c python c# javascript html

Adedayo Adedapo (He)

Code Writing

Skills: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) HTML/HTML5 MySql Bootstrap php jQuery Git javascript

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 JS React Git javascript html

Yang Shen (He)

I have been working in the IT industry since 2010, as a full-stack developer for years and as a freelancer / open source developer since 2020. Recently I'm working with vue, miniprogram. I'm also good at C and Java, and know a little about C# and Python.

Skills: VueJs web Linux java c algorithms javascript

Chris Hallson (they/them)

Lead Engineer @ IntelliSenseIO Passionate about helping people start a career in tech or helping people learn and improve their programming skills.

Skills: node.js React SQL java c python javascript

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: rails Go SQL PostgreSQL devops terraform javascript ruby

Robert Jones (He / Him)

I’m a dev that changed career from physics and maths teacher to software, and appreciate the struggle it entails, intellectually, energetically and emotionally. I’d like to support others in their journey.

Skills: Questioning pair programming BDD DRY Redux Formik basic Clojure CircleCI vim Tmux eating all the things React Hooks React TDD javascript html css ruby

Julian Blundell (he)

I am a freelance back end developer, been working in the Brighton area for 15 years. My specialties are Sql and NoSql database design and implementation, php/mvc frameworks and reasonable JavaScript/jQuery

Skills: database mvc nosql php jQuery SQL javascript

Rowan Marshall (he/him)

Hi, I'm Rowan. I'm a backend developer mostly working with Java and Kotlin, but I love experimenting with any new programming languages. I'm also a blogger, ukuleleist, and beer enthusiast.

Skills: kotlin Git java python

Chipo Mapondera (She)

I transitioned to software engineering after a career in fashion marketing, and I’m having more fun than ever! Happy to share my knowledge and learn from others!

Skills: javascript html css

Fernando Junior (he/him/they)

I've been working with development teams for the last few years. Mostly trying not to break everything around =)

Skills: nodejs Test shellscript deploy heroku testing TDD java docker javascript ruby

Chetan Padia (he/him)

Python, Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Git, and anything else anyone feels like trying out.

Ioannis Latousakis

Coach; Python, DBs, Java, React, Go

Skills: Go React SQL java python c#

Darren Vong (he/him)

I am interested to sign up as a coach, having taught w/ similar initiatives like Code First: Girls. I remember how tricky it felt when I first started learning to code, now that I know a bit more about coding myself, I'd like to help others to do the same

Skills: React python javascript

Daniel Crook (He)

Hello! I was recommended to join as a coach and thought its a great opportunity to help out the community. I have 8 years coding experience professionally in finance industry - in lots of languages from java, python, to web ! :)

Skills: nosql web rust Linux SQL java c python

Ali R. Keles

Go, Python, Docker, Kubernetes

Skills: docker kubernetes python golang

Jose Salguero (he/him)

I'd love to share/learn/help with web development

Skills: Ember Software Development software architecture React javascript

Kylo Robinson (He)

I am a front end developer, most interested in JavaScript. I can teach beginners vanilla js, and react js. I work in a university environment and enjoy teaching others, as well as learning from tricky questions!

Skills: React javascript

Edward Stevinson (he/him)

Currently working as a Solutions Engineer at Eigen Technologies and have a background in machine learning. Most keen to assist with Python projects but happy to offer up my rusty Java knowledge if asked!

Skills: python

David Terry (he/him)

I'm a Berlin based software engineer. I have been working as a professional developer for ~5 years now. I am self taught and queer and I would love to help others get started with software development, for both fun and profit :) :)

Vova Artsiukhou (he)

Software engineer with 8+ years of experience, mostly working on infrastructural services and distributed systems (using Python, C++, Go).

Skills: c++ python golang

Margarita Kopniczky (she/her)

I have only participated as a coach once at one of the codebars hosted at Google a while ago. Going to the Code First: Girls course was really important in my career journey and now it is time for me to give back to the community. Looking forward to this!

Ian Dickinson (he/him)

I'm a full-stack developer and team lead at Epimorphics. My team focuses on building web applications for data management and data visualisation. I've heard about the great work that Codebar is doing, and am happy to help if I can.

Skills: Vue web development Git Ruby on Rails python javascript html css

Bozena Vuckovic (she/her)

Past Codebar student turned coach

Skills: JS Express MongoDB React node PostgreSQL html css

Leo Campbell

I am commercial developer looking to help with some coaching.

Jonathan Markland (he)

Heya, i'd love to become a coach at codebar. I currently work for OpenMarket and jumped at this opportunity. I've been a developer for two years and often just find myself surrounded by people who 'wish they did what i do' so i'd like to make it happen!

Skills: Scala java python

Mario Vela (He/him)

I have been a software developer for a few years in different startups. Worked with backends, databases and data pipelines. I love to see creative ways in which technology solves real problems.

Skills: TypeScript javascript

Richard Phillips-Kerr (he/him)

Software Engineer at BBC World Service & CodeClan grad. Best at JS (React), CSS & design, though I love thinking through any problem! The work Codebar is doing to create opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech to learn code is really important

Skills: React javascript html css

Tomasz Wegrzanowski

I make awesome things for fun.

Skills: everything

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch docker python

Eleanor Wintram (she/her)

Node/React engineer, some experience in Laravel/PHP

Skills: React TypeScript php node javascript

Carlos V

I don't know what to write here

Skills: php TDD DDD jQuery Unreal Engine 4 Hexagonal Architecture Git docker python javascript

William Hollacsek

Looking to mentor aspiring developer. Currently startup CTO.

Jennifer Eiss (She/her)

I'm a front-end developer (largely self-taught).

Skills: javascript html css

Jazzy Gasper (She/her)

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

Skills: javascript html css

Masha Cernivec

developer

Skills: javascript html css ruby

Mohsin Niazi (he)

Data/Backend engineer with 5+ years experience. Would be happy to teach Java/Scala or any backend related stuff. Can also teach basic Python/Javascript/Html/CSS.

Skills: Scala data engineering java python javascript html css

Maria Olanipekun (she/her)

Junior Software Developer

Skills: node SQL React beginner Ruby and Python javascript html css

Alex Tran-Van-Minh (she/her)

scientist working with Python and the occasional C#

Skills: Linux unity Git python c#

Lukas Scholtes (he/him)

Hi, I'm a data scientist working at a startup. I've been in industry for just over 2 years. Primarily work with Python, some experience with DBs. I really enjoy teaching and I'd love for others to benefit from what I've learned :)

Skills: Data Science/ML basic Django SQL Git python

Deniss Starevics

Software engineer / cloud developer. Interested in coaching others and giving back to community

Skills: version control HTML/CSS SQL AWS Cloud devops python javascript

Patrick Hofmann (he/him)

I'm a software engineering bootcamp graduate from Flatiron School looking to help those new to coding whilst improving my skills in technical communication through teaching. I have a background in Ruby, Ruby on Rails, ES6 Javascript and React.js.

Skills: JavaScript ES6 React.js HTML 5 CSS 3 Git RESTful APIs PostgreSQL Ruby on Rails ruby

Zsolt Sztupak (he, they)

I'm an Engineering Manager based in Edinburgh. Previously I have also been a Teaching Assistant at a university where I realised I like helping people out when I can. I also held ruby tutorials to my co-workers as well.

Skills: Ruby on Rails spring-boot Android java devops Ansible terraform AWS digitalocean docker kubernetes c c++ Haskell x86 assembly algorithms functional programming Vanilla javascript c# html css ruby

Graham Hay

polyglot dev. "full stack".

Skills: python golang c# Erlang javascript ruby

Gonçalo Morais (he/him)

I can help with front end (HTML, CSS and JavaScript) and full stack (in Ruby on Rails), but I’m happy to pair on other things as well!

Skills: javascript html css ruby

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