Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 3021 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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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

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

Andrew Gray (he)

I'm a full stack developer with data science and system integration tendencies. Also chef and mixicologist. I wrote 6502 assembler on a Commodore Pet in 1980. I feel very old.

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

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

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

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.

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# javascript SQL html

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

Sarah Giblett (She)

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

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

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

Adrian Rogers

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

Skills: Front end!

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

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: html css JS

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

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

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

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: python docker monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch

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

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

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

Pau Ortega Puig (he/him)

I'm a software developer who after close to 9 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

Bozena Vuckovic (she/her)

Past Codebar student turned coach

Skills: html css JS React node Express MongoDB PostgreSQL

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

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: python SQL django wagtail html css javascript

James Lomax (He/him)

Mobile Software engineer at Citymapper. I have experience with C, C++, Java, JS, Python, Rust, SQL, AWS, Kotlin, Android and various other things. Currently a mobile (Android) developer, with experience in back-end, data science, and embedded systems.

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

Alan P Currie (he / him)

Senior UI Developer @ Sopra Steria

Skills: css Vue React 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 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

Klara 13 (she/her)

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

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

Michelle Steele (She/her)

Dotnet / JS / Ruby full stack developer at Avalara.

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

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: React javascript SQL Git GraphQL testing

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 javascript nodejs c# unity Express React Git

Kye Bracey (he)

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

Skills: javascript React Phaser html css version control accessibility

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: javascript TypeScript node python FullStack Web Development React

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

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: python Matlab math Physics javascript

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

William Frankish (he/him)

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

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

Dr Pawel Orzechowski (he/him)

I have worked in programming and education for over 10 years. Recently at CoderDojo@StormId and CodeClan. I currently teach programming at Business School@University of Edinburgh. Python, JS, Swift/Android, Flutter. I worked as a mobile dev and head of UX

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

Zeke Arany-Lucas (He/his)

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

Esko Luontola (he/him)

I'm a full-stack developer with coding experience since 1999. I created the TDD MOOC at the University of Helsinki: https://tdd.mooc.fi I've also coached beginners at Rails Girls and wrote the tutorial https://web-intro.luontola.fi

Skills: frontend backend ux TDD devops

Fran Solo (she/her)

I'm a Front-End Dev at Stornaway.io 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 through an industry award.

Skills: React javascript html css Vue sass Less Git TypeScript Ruby on Rails

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

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

Tom Sherman (he/him)

I currently work at OVO and have previously worked at Epos Now, Lisa Angel, and Rainbird. I mostly write React Native/TypeScript at work, but have a soft spot for non-frontend languages such as Rust.

Skills: React TypeScript javascript React Native html css

Arden Gaddas (she/they)

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Skills: TypeScript GraphQL React javascript REST node

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: python copy-pasta from stackoverflow Elixir AWS databases/SQL Total newbies first code javascript/typescript React (nothing too fancy) cloud infrastructure (mostly AWS) CS basics (beginners data structures algorithms complexity etc)

Adam Romines (he/him)

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

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

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: ruby SQL html css javascript java python

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.

Tiago Caetano (he/him)

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

Skills: html css javascript React jQuery frontend

John Foster (He/Him)

JS Developer

Skills: html javascript Next.js css (& tailwind)

Chetan Padia (he/him)

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

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

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/

Max Hatfull (he/him)

Ruby, rails, unity (game dev) I'm a senior engineer at FreeAgent working with rails and js. In the past I've worked at Sumdog building their games to help children learn maths. I'm also blind.

Alexander Trelore (he/him)

I would like to give back to my local community. My skillset is mostly Go/Docker/Kubernetes/SQL/Python. I'm learning Rust on the side, but not comfortable enough to mentor anyone yet.

Skills: Go docker kubernetes SQL python

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.

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

Essi Jukkala (she/her/they)

I have a M.Sc. (Tech) from Aalto University in Game Design and Production. Currently I am employed fulltime at Wondershop as a lead game developer. In addition to game development I am interested in computer graphics and computer networks.

Skills: c c++ Git Linux unity Swift iOS clojure c# Xcode

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: python APIs devops testing webapps SQL REST

Thomas Ankcorn (he/him)

Puppo dad, coffee snob, foodie.

Skills: javascript TDD AWS python node.js devops

Isaac Raskin (he/him)

I am an alumnus of Founders and Coders, a javascript boot camp in London and Nazareth. I currently work for a music tech startup called Beatchain as a senior developer. I'd love to coach people in node, react, next.js, react-router, typescript etc.

Skills: html css javascript node React Next.js react-router Redux TypeScript styled-components GraphQL

Matt Warnock (They/them)

I'm a Junior Developer consultant I'm more proficient in dynamic languages I do enjoy CSS (though not an expert) JavaScript was my first language, then Ruby after that, recently doing Java and Python. I practice TDD (both classic & Outside-in).

Skills: ruby javascript html css SQL Git some command line java React python TDD Outside-in TDD SOLID

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) TypeScript Angular java python css javascript

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 :)

Oleksandr (Sasha) Khivrych

I am a Senior Software Engineer. Working in the UK startup in London. I have had a teaching practice in the past, and most of the students became software engineers. I talk about web, full-stack, javascript, react js, typescript, and soft skills.

Skills: React.js TypeScript Micro Frontends node.js kubernetes Lerna NX Storybook MobX Redux Amazon CloudFront javascript docker Amazon Web Services (AWS) leadership

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

Andrew Steel (he/him)

I'm a software engineer, specializing in frontend technologies professionally.

Skills: javascript css html c Linux React TypeScript Unit Testing Git Shell scripting

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 javascript python html css Go

Daniel Jackson (He/Him)

I am a developer that enjoys visual problem solving 🙂I have worked as a frontend developer for 4 years and currently specialise in React. I have worked in a digital agency, a small startup, and now am part of the team at Artlist! 🟡

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: python PostgreSQL Go basic HTML/CSS/JS

Charlie Strange (He/Him/They)

Having had experience in IT at many levels, I'm currently settled in web development (PHP/JS) in the Tech-for-Good sector. I'd like a crack at supporting and assisting new coders.

Skills: PHP (Laravel) SQL JS (ReactJS Vue.JS) sysadmin Agile development

Matthew Williams (He/Him)

An experienced JavaScript / TypeScript developer that wants to contribute more to the local Norwich tech scene by coaching!

Skills: javascript TypeScript React node Testing.

Evie Skinner (she/her)

Hiya coders! I'm a polyglot developer with 4.5 years' experience. I was bootcamp-trained and used to be a student at Codebar. I can help you with .Net, Azure, Vue, React, TDD, interview preparation, CV tips, and more :->

Skills: c# ruby TDD SQL javascript html css Vue React TypeScript node.js MongoDB docker Azure java public speaking postgres terraform AWS testing devops

Adedayo Adedapo (He)

Code Writing

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

Massi Mapani (she/her)

I'd like to assist with any technical related coaching and advice to anyone in the technical space. I am a software engineer and pretty keen on knowledge sharing

Rupert Redington (he/his/they)

I've taught some javascript in the past and am comfortable with it.

Skills: html HTTP javascript Next.js github actions GraphQL

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 :)

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