Here you can find a list of the 3222 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: Ruby on Rails ruby Azure java kotlin AWS Linux TypeScript node JS SQL

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

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: python javascript codewars React

Simon Hafner (He/him)

I've seen most things backend.

Skills: Android kotlin Jetpack Compose rust Scala Haskell PureScript javascript

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: javascript html css node React GraphQL Svelte

Russell Howe (he)

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

Skills: java ruby c cloud things Linux

Thomas Ankcorn (he/him)

Puppo dad, coffee snob, foodie.

Skills: javascript TDD AWS python node.js devops

Kristian Hamilton

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

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

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: python c rust TypeScript javascript html React Git SQL Scala

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: javascript css html SQL React node python

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: ruby RoR python clojure JS

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: html css javascript

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

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: javascript python ruby html css React java clojure

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: javascript HTML5 css React GraphQL node

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

Kye Bracey (he)

Makers graduate, Front End/Games Developer at

Skills: javascript React Phaser html css version control accessibility

Toby Lorne (he/him)

I am a site reliability engineer at who works on infrastructure using Go, Perl, and JavaScript/TypeScript (and Ruby in my spare time).

Skills: Go ruby javascript Networking TypeScript Cloud Linux

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: javascript TypeScript Angular React python ruby programming

Joby Harding (he / him)

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

Skills: javascript php React laravel TypeScript TailwindCSS

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: Android java kotlin Git python bash

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

Sarah Giblett (She)

I currently work as a software developer contractor

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

Kat Kmiotek (she/her)

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

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

Craig West (he/him)

My bio is at and I work mostly with Python at this time but have worked with WordPress and JS Frameworks.

Skills: python HTML/JS/CSS

Taeim Kwon (she/her)

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

Skills: java html css javascript

Peter Warner-Medley (he/him)

General data/platform/backend bod. Lover of teaching and making tech look a bit less like me (I am a white dude 😬)

Skills: python Elixir AWS databases/SQL Total newbies first code javascript/typescript networking/infrastructure basic-mid React cloud infrastructure CS basics

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: javascript/typescript React Remix.js/Next.js HTML/CSS

Rodrigue Kayembe

Hi there, I am Rodrigue. I enjoy coding and enjoy teaching, sharing the parts I know and always open to learning more. I'm a Maker alum and in my day job, I mostly work as a backend Java developer.

Skills: java ruby html OOP javascript TDD SQL python

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:

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

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: python golang c++ Matlab Git Linux bash

Alex Fedenczuk (he/him)

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

Skills: python django MongoDB javascript TypeScript React AWS

Michelle Steele (She/her)

Dotnet / JS / Ruby full stack developer at Avalara.

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

Florian Rathgeber (he/him)

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

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

Pascal Edouard

DevOps Cloud Engineer in Edinburgh passionate about advancing automation and infrastructure as code. Eager to assist fellow developers and share insights on coding best practices. Let's code smarter, not harder!

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

Adedayo Adedapo (He)

Code Writing

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

Sam Plews

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

Skills: html javascript nodejs Git JS React

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: java c Linux algorithms javascript web VueJs

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: java SQL node.js javascript React python c

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: ruby rails devops terraform PostgreSQL javascript SQL Go

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

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: SQL nosql database php mvc javascript jQuery

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: java python kotlin Git

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: html css javascript

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

Chetan Padia (he/him)

Mostly using Typescript/Javascript with HTML, CSS, Git and Linux. I also have experience with Kotlin, Swift, Java, Clojure, Python and more.

Ioannis Latousakis

Coach; Python, DBs, Java, React, Go

Skills: python java React c# SQL Go

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: javascript python React

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: java python SQL nosql web c Linux rust

Ali R. Keles

Senior developer

Skills: python docker kubernetes golang

Jose Salguero (he/him)

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

Skills: javascript React Ember Software Development software architecture

Kylo Robinson (He)

I am a senior JavaScript developer working in the UAE. I am also the creator of The Great Sync - a visual learning platform for those struggling with JavaScript.

Skills: javascript React

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

Bozena Vuckovic (she/her)

Past Codebar student turned coach

Skills: html css JS React node Express MongoDB PostgreSQL

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: java Scala 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: javascript TypeScript

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: javascript css html React

Tomasz Wegrzanowski

I make awesome things for fun.

Skills: everything

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: python docker monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch

Eleanor Wintram (she/her)

Node/React engineer, some experience in Laravel/PHP

Skills: node React TypeScript javascript php

Carlos V

I don't know what to write here

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

William Hollacsek

Looking to mentor aspiring developer. Currently startup CTO.

Jennifer Eiss (She/her)

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

Skills: html css javascript

Jazzy Gasper (She/her)

Coaching. Makers Academy graduate, front end developer.

Skills: html css javascript

Masha Cernivec


Skills: javascript ruby html css

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: python Scala java javascript html css data engineering

Maria Olanipekun (she/her)

Junior Software Developer

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

Alex Tran-Van-Minh (she/her)

Senior Data Scientist working with Python and the occasional C#

Skills: Git Linux python c# unity

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: python Data Science/ML SQL Git basic Django

Deniss Starevics

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

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

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

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

Graham Hay

polyglot dev. "full stack".

Skills: javascript ruby python golang c# Erlang

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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