Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 2701 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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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: Git SQL html css React php JS

Andrew Gray (he)

I'm a full stack developer. I wrote 6502 assembler on a Commodore Pet in 1980. I feel very old.

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

Florian Rathgeber (he/him)

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

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

Kristian Hamilton

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

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

Tuure Kaunisto (he/him)

I've been a web developer for over 10 years. Although I'm a programmer, good UX is what I like most about my job. I also tinker with electronic projects and robotics.

skills: ts RoR unity Express Angular jQuery c# SQL html css React JS node

Emmanuel Gatwech (He/him)

I believe in accessible education and knowledge sharing and codebar as a platform has the capacity to amplify my voice and help me reach a wider audience. Also, when one teaches, two learn!

skills: React.js docker rust GraphQL TypeScript PostgreSQL node.js

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: SQL html css React node javascript python

Peter Monks (he/him)

I've been a software developer for 17 years and I really like sharing knowledge, so hoping this is a good opportunity to help others. I've mostly been a .NET developer but starting to branch out a bit now with some other tech.

skills: ASP.NET DI architecture Angular c# Git SQL html css React TDD TypeScript javascript

Adrian Rogers

I like robots and the code community in Barcelona and all the funky stuff they're making.

skills: Front end!

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# SQL html javascript

Kat Kmiotek (she/her)

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

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

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 jQuery SQL php javascript

Bozena Vuckovic (she/her)

Past Codebar student turned coach

skills: MongoDB Express html css React JS node PostgreSQL

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 c# SQL 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 ruby JS python

Ksenija Vasjko (she)

I'm a full-stack Ruby on Rails developer with 2+ years of experience. I have been involved in several projects primarily using Ruby On Rails. I like meeting new people and supporting them in acquiring new skills

skills: Stimulus.js TailwindCSS Ruby on Rails jQuery Git SQL Bootstrap css HTML5 javascript

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

Lewis Jones (he/him)

I'm Head of Software at a small startup, and am also interested in robotics, mobile apps, websites, etc. I'm familiar with JavaScript, NodeJS, C#, Unity, React ...but happy to help with other languages/ frameworks or with general coding principles.

skills: System design unity Express nodejs c# Git React javascript

Michelle Steele (She/her)

Dotnet / JS / Ruby full stack developer at Avalara.

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

Ola O'Rourke

I joined Codebar as a student in 2014, but these days I coach in front-end focused languages, as well as co-organise Oxford workshops

skills: testing Git SQL React GraphQL javascript

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

skills: monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch docker python

Gavin Downs

I'm an experienced front developer and I'd like to try and give something back to the community, in particular trying to help young people to get going with coding. This is becoming increasingly important to me.

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: kotlin bash Android java Git python

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: css React GraphQL node HTML5 javascript

William Frankish (he/him)

Full stack developer at Oxford Computer Consultants. [email protected] is also me.

skills: python (if necessary) java (if necessary) c# html css React TypeScript javascript

Alan P Currie (he / him)

Senior UI Developer @ Sopra Steria

skills: css React Vue javascript

Richard Barton (he/him)

I want to help others access the support and opportunities I had before starting my IT career. I've coached school age kids on Python and Scratch and work colleagues on HTML/CSS/Javascript.

skills: Day job: digital public services and agile development Side projects: browser-based tools LED displays

Jonny Tsang (they)

I did a PhD in physics, using simulations to study the flow behaviour of granular materials. I'm now a data engineer and am responsible for maintaining a pipeline of tools for machine learning applications. In my spare time, I'm a tutor and a musician.

skills: Matlab math Physics javascript python

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 😬) AWS Scala python

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# html css javascript

Adam Romines (he/him)

I like all things JavaScript and have worked on Vue.js and Ember projects in the biotech and cybersecurity industries.

Tiago Caetano (he/him)

I am a web designer turned front web developer looking to help other people learn how to code.

skills: jQuery html css React javascript frontend

Alex Davies (he / him)

Currently an Engineering Manager at FreeAgent, with a background in CS & AI at Edinburgh Uni. I'm excited to help folks learning technical skills for the first time, and helping them discover what they're capable of!

skills: java SQL ruby html css javascript python

Ben Dickinson (he/him)

Hi! I work at Torchbox as a senior developer and I've been doing Python, SQL and web development for the last 10 years. I'm focused on backend development now, but I like to keep my hand in with CSS and Javascript as well.

skills: wagtail django SQL html css javascript python

Dr Pawel Orzechowski (he/him)

I have worked in programming and education for over 10 years. Recently at CoderDo[email protected] and CodeClan. I currently teach programming at Business [email protected] of Edinburgh. Python, JS, Swift/Android, Flutter. I worked as a mobile dev and head of UX

Zeke Arany-Lucas (He/his)

Coaching. I have more than 25 years at Microsoft and Amazon, and am looking at different ways to share.

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 javascript 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: blockchain web nodejs ruby backend

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 java c rust SQL python Linux

Klara 13 (she/her)

Junior developer trying to help out a bit and learning in the process.

skills: vue.js WP React (beginner) sass html css php javascript

Fang Matchima (she)

I'm a software engineer with experience in Angular, Java, and iOS Development, which is my current role. I want to work at codebar because I enjoy teaching people and inspire them about what they can create and when they feel empowered.

skills: iOS (Swift) Angular java css TypeScript javascript python

Florian Panchout (he/him)

I mostly work on front-end tech (javascript, html, css) and love to teach others. Here is my linkedin for more info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/panchout/

Zev Averbach (he/him)

I’m a self-taught developer who started in his late 30s. I learned Python in order automate some processes in a business I already worked in, and it turned out it was at least as fun as it was useful! I have a passion for pair programming with people.

skills: Flask sqlalchemy SQL html React Svelte javascript python

Thomas Ankcorn (he/him)

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

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

Alex Rudall (he/him)

Hi there, I've been a Ruby on Rails/JS developer since 2014, and I'm always trying to learn as much as possible. I like teaching others what I know and helping them :)

Arden Gaddas (she/they)

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skills: REST React GraphQL TypeScript node javascript

Conor Butler

Former teaching assistant, love learning and helping people learn. Got into coding with the help of a friend/mentor and I don't think I would have made it without them. Hope to pay it forward :)

skills: ruby React TypeScript javascript python

Rares Matei (he/him)

I'd like to support the community in Scotland. I've helped organise https://codeyourfuture.io/ before, as an instructor. I also run some of the GlasgowJS meetups and I create lessons on Egghead.io.

John Foster (He/Him)

JS Developer

skills: Next.js html css javascript

Leaf Rogers (he/him)

I’d love to help people learn web technologies that I know well, with anything from beginner level HTML/CSS/JavaScript to professional and high-traffic web apps/sites. From me you’ll get patience, kindness, and hopefully some mutual learning!

skills: accessibility web performance web standards user interfaces HTTP principles version control software engineering CDNs working in cross-discipline teams line management contracting in the UK interviewing CVs expressjs api design nodejs html css TypeScript javascript Databases

Dave Gillard (he/him/they)

I'm new to teaching, but have broad industry experience, mostly PHP/SQL/AWS, so happy to help/teach whatever I can.

skills: Dropbox) Bit of MongoDB PostCSS TailwindCSS JS (ES6) Webpack Unix CSS (Sass/Less) AWS MySql html React php Vue node

Jelena Noya (she/her)

In my current software dev role I mainly work with React, Js, Laravel and PHP. In the past I've also worked with VueJS, Symphony, Ruby and Rails. Also got some experience with C and Java from my time at uni. Happy to help wherever I can.

Maxime Palau (He/him)

Full-stack (JavaScript) web developer with a specialisation in frontend technologies (5+ years of experience in branding agencies and 80+ projects). Currently experimenting at Bureau for Visual Affairs (London), previously at Base Design (Brussels).

skills: React.js express.js Next.js ARIA Craft CMS Craft Commerce (PHP) sass TypeScript HTML5 CSS3 javascript

Matt Warnock (They/them)

I've practised CSS and front-end Javascript, Ruby, SQL doing projects with my mentor over a couple of years. I'm a maker's graduate, recently graduated in December. I'm more confident in Ruby then Javascript, but happy to dive in.

skills: some command line Git SQL ruby html css javascript

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 Ansible terraform digitalocean Haskell x86 assembly algorithms functional programming Vanilla javascript c# c++ AWS docker kubernetes java c ruby html css devops

Valentine Lang'at (she/her)

I'm currently studying Computer Science and have done boot camps in the past and backend dev internship, I'm looking for ways to continue learning and also pass on knowledge and inspire other women :)

Jon Daly (he/him)

Happy to help out with anything - I am a professional software engineer with experience mainly in Python, but I should be able to help out with other languages as well. I also have some experience of teaching adults.

skills: APIs webapps REST testing SQL python devops

Anastasia Wasserbach (she)

I'm a back end Python developer. I will be happy to assist anybody with anything related to my background.

skills: django SQL python

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 docker java ruby TDD javascript

Erica Calogero (she/her)

i would like to improve my CSS, learn more about front end web development, wordpress theme customization, shopify web development and anything else web development related.

skills: MySql React JS

Fran Haines (she/her)

I work as a Front-End Developer at a digital agency in Bristol and have been coding for the best part of 10 years! I enjoy helping other people learn and get into tech and was recently recognised with an industry award.

skills: sass Less jQuery Git Bootstrap html css React Vue javascript

Mark Bird (he/him)

I'm an experienced Python and SQL developer with some experience with JavaScript and C#.

Mikki Lima-Jack (she/her)

Software Test Engineer looking to help out mentoring others in python or anything test related.

skills: Selenium Test Automation QA python

Willem Labuschagne

I like solving problems.

skills: c# Any web/mobile stuff java SQL html css React php TypeScript javascript

James Lomax (He/him/his)

Software engineer at CityMapper. I have experience with C, C++, Java, JS, Python, Rust, SQL, AWS and various other things. Mostly a backend and embedded systems dev (with a little Android and Vue.js experience).

skills: c++ AWS embedded pandas docker kubernetes CI java c rust Git SQL javascript python Linux

Alberto Giorgi (He/him)

I am a Director of Engineering / Technical Director. https://www.linkedin.com/in/albertogiorgi/

skills: java Redux MySql React node HTML/CSS PostgreSQL javascript python

Serena Bertozzi (she/her)

Makers recent graduate, I now work as a front end developer. I love React!

Robert Purcea (he)

mid front end, mainly javascript

skills: Ember React

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: c rust Git SQL Scala html React TypeScript javascript python

Praveen Kumar Purushothaman (he/him)

I am a passionate full stack web development mentor and I heard from my friend that I could volunteer here as a coach. I do wear a lot of hats like Cat Lover, Cook, Web Dev, Cloud Comp Consultant, Tech Blogger, etc. This is me: https://praveen.science/.

skills: React JS node JS Front End MySql Full Stack Bootstrap github php javascript

Steve Honeyman

I’m a front-end developer and designer with a passion for web standards, layout, typography and graphics. I believe that anyone and everyone should be able to code and that building sites should be easy and fun.

Mike Jeuga (he/him)

Software Engineer and Bootcamp grad. I was a student at Codebar London and now a coach. I can help with Ruby, Python, Javascript, html and CSS. Writing Go on the job at the moment.

skills: ruby html css Go javascript python

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: html css React GraphQL node Svelte javascript

Pau Ortega Puig (he/him)

I'm a software developer who after close to 8 years of experience is starting to feel like he understands code. I've grown thanks to the people who have acted informally as mentors. I aim to repay the favour.

skills: OOP basics php JS Vue TDD XP practices

Armand Dupuis (he/him)

Hey, I'm Armand! I'm a senior software developer located in Helsinki, Finland. I have experience coaching and teaching and enjoy helping others!

skills: TypeScript node FullStack Web Development javascript python

Alvin Bryan

I would love to help with coaching!

skills: ReactJS Svelte WebGL d3.js HTML/CSS javascript

Vasilia Themis (she/her)

Hello, I'm a fullstack software developer with BJSS and I'm tech lead on one of their projects at the moment. I'd be happy helping out with Typescript (node, react etc) or Java.

Brendan McCollam (He)

I'm curious about getting involved at Codebar as a coach. I've been a software developer for ten years now, and I've taught courses at Code First:Girls in London and Artifice, an after school club in Chicago.

skills: PostgreSQL Go basic HTML/CSS/JS 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 javascript EmberJs

Oscar Dub (he/him)

I make software as a consultant skewing towards backend systems lately. I also sometimes take on full-stack prototyping projects. In this mode, I've done technical work for a voice interface, a few music learning apps, and a networked audio system.

skills: node.js python Databases Linux backend frontend Systems Design audio devops

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