Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 2818 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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Kumbirai Tanekha (he)

The goal is to contribute by helping others get up and running. I have a broad range of experiences working as a software engineer so I suspect I'll be useful. This is also a chance for me to learn.

Nicolas Beney (he/him)

Full stack senior developer. Started programming at 12 and still loving it! Volunteering with young people at various CoderDojo and CodeClub events. Looking forward to help young adults too, especially from under-represented communities.

Skills: Scala Raspberry Pi Linux java c++ SQL python html css Git javascript

Adrian Rogers

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

Skills: Front end!

Leo Riviera (he/they)

Hello! I'd like to attend events and coach participants. I've given talks at several events, worked across a handful of startups building out their architecture and writing code. I like mentoring and speaking to people and would like to do it a lot more.

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: JS html css

Oscar Chen (he/him)

I am a software engineer working at Bloomberg on our financial analytics platform. I primarily work with C++ and Python, and a little JavaScript. As a self taught programmer, I hope to help others on the same journey!

Skills: can coach beginner javascript and HTML c++ python Git

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 Total newbies first code javascript/typescript React (nothing too fancy) AWS python

Jordan O'Hara (He/Him)

I've recently finished University where I studied Software Engineering. Currently, I have a full-stack focus but have experience mainly with front-end development and within my free time I like to diversify my portfolio by building small applications

bruna isabel (she/her)

I am a junior software engineer working at a cybersecurity company! I want to help people on their programming journey and to make them develop a passion for coding!

Skills: vue.js jQuery python php laravel javascript

Nils Bussas

I'm a software engineer interested in sharing my knowledge and connecting with people. Currently, I work as a C++ developer on chargers for electric vehicles. In the past I've worked on self-driving vehicles and endoscopes.

Skills: Go Java (quite rusty) JS (basic) C/C++ Linux python c# Git

Yeseul Lee (she)

I want to have some project with a group of people, I have been self-taught for 6months and I want to expand my knowledge more also I don't like to work alone anymore.

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

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 c# nodejs Git javascript React

Andrew Steel (he/him)

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

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

Thomas Marano (He/Him)

I currently work as a software engineer and would love the opportunity to code with students. I learnt how to code 5 years ago and have had various coding roles since then. I have worked primarily in JavaScript / TypeScript and Elixir.

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

Oliver Mattos

I want to be a coach

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 SQL html css php Git React

Petar Zigic (He/Him/His)

Share my knowledge and improve my communication skills

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) JS (ReactJS Vue.JS) sysadmin Agile development SQL

Rupert Redington (he/his/they)

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

Jennifer Barnes

I’ve been working as a dev for 18 months

Skills: Ci/CD python

Tom Butterwith (he/him)

I'm a senior software developer at Skyscanner in Edinburgh. I like all things software development and consider myself full stack. I'm currently the lead instructor for the EDI Autumn Code First:Girls class Autumn 18.

Skills: distributed systems JS java python React

Thomas Ankcorn (he/him)

Puppo dad, coffee snob, foodie.

Skills: devops AWS TDD python node.js javascript

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 .ASP.NET .NET SQL c# html css

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 Vue python html css Git javascript

Willem Labuschagne

I like solving problems.

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

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

Elisabeth Haubold (She)

I actually started out learning to code by attending Codebar workshops in Edinburgh. Since then, I got a job working as a backend developer on a cloud-native application and about half a year ago I transitioned into a DevOps role.

Skills: terraform some react and node.js kubernetes java 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: Test shellscript deploy heroku testing java docker TDD nodejs ruby javascript

Abby Hudson (She/her)

I work as a backend developer for Wonderbly and have been coding for around 3 years. I work with Ruby on Rails and Typescript.

Skills: TypeScript ruby javascript

Kye Bracey (he)

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

Skills: Phaser version control accessibility html css javascript React

Tom Waddington (He/him)

I've been coding in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript as a contractor, and running a craft website with my partner for the last 10 years. I'm keen to coach either Rails or JS 🙂

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: Linux bash Matlab c++ golang python Git

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 java python Git

Fran Haines (she/her)

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

Skills: sass Less Vue TypeScript html css Git javascript React

Kurre Ståhlberg (he/him)

I want to do something concrete to support minorities. I know programming well so this seems like a natural way be a better ally.

Josh Blumberg (He/Him)

I career-changed from marketing to software development in 2020, and I'm really keen to give back by helping others on their journey to becoming engineers. I currently work as a product engineer for tiney, an ed-tech company, mainly in React, JS, and TS.

Skills: TypeScript javascript React

Hannah van den Wijngaard (she/her)

I'm a junior front-end developer, working with JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Redux and RxJS everyday. I got my first professional coding job through Codebar and I'm excited to come back as a coach!

Timo Sand (He/him)

I've been coaching with Nodeschool Helsinki for a few years, as well as Rails Young people Helsinki and Code Curious Berlin a few times. I want to improve the distribution of different kind of people in the tech scene.

Skills: Software Development hiring/interviewing people management consulting (software) leadership

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.

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.

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

Anyul Rivas (He/him)

I've been a mentor in other events, and would like to help people starting to code

Skills: kotlin kubernetes Ci/CD java docker AWS TypeScript css 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 JS Vue XP practices TDD php

Aidan Walters-Williams (he/him/they)

Hey there, I couldn't fit everything I wanted to say into this box so here's a gist! https://gist.github.com/AJDoubleW/ab137761eea5550d1b75ef5e7d5f737d

Christos Gkerekos (he/him)

I'm working as a data scientist at a tech start-up (90poe.io). Before that I've done R&D in engineering and data projects. I'd be keen to coach in data science/python/git/PM. I enjoy the outdoors and good food.

Skills: pandas numpy machine learning sklearn project management python Git

Tom Mclaughlin

Interest in teaching across the full stack. Previous experience with CodeFirst:Girls. Working as full-stack engineer currently

Matthew Williams (He/Him)

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

Skills: Testing. node TypeScript javascript React

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! 🟡

Mike GM1WKR (him/he)

CodeClan, ex-ITU nurse. Junior Dev with University of Aberdeen. Enjoy working with beginners. Experienced with Raspberry Pi and microcontrollers, AX25 radio networking, Linux, basic server admin.

Skills: java python html css php javascript React

Sem Gebresilassie (He/Him)

Teach, discuss and learn the basics of Fullstack development.

Skills: frontend backend SQL TypeScript php nodejs javascript

Paul R (he/him)

I teach source control and testing classes in a university once a year and would like to improve there. I've been a software engineer for 9 years with a master in electronics. I am now a full stack developer working on medical devices.

Skills: AWS (CloudFormation) docker Docker Compose bash GNU Make c jenkins Arch Linux gitlab qt react (a bit) Perforce Matlab signal processing c++ python Git

Daniel Yuschick

Lover of chocolate, tattoos and bridging the gaps between design and development.

Skills: Web Accessibility html css javascript React

Carmelo Carrillo (He/his)

I’ve been a developer for five years. I’d love to help others to make it into the tech community. It will be nice to know a little bit more about the project and see how me and a group I colaborate with could help.

James Renwick

I previously worked at Thomson Reuters as a Front end engineer on an AI project which would read leases for lawyers and use AI to highlight important information. I've since been with Butternut Box for over a year now as a senior front end engineer

Uros Cirkovic (He/him)

I have recently seen that one of my ex-colleagues (Capucine Rosset) is a coach at Codebar Barcelona and as I myself was working as a teacher in a coding bootcamp for over 2 years I would like to volunteer and assist in your program.

Adam Jenkin (He/him)

I'm a technical director at Zone Digital and have a background in web and database development. I started as an apprentice and would like to help support and guide others in coding and digital careers.

Skills: .NET SQL python c# javascript

Milcho Milchev (He/him)

Hey! I’ve been a video game developer for 10 years. Apart from that I recently started learning to be a full stack dev with React+Typescript+Golang

Skills: c++ Unreal Engine golang TypeScript c# React

Nikhil Palavalasa (He,him)

I am a software programmer with a decade of experience as a Backend engineer & Full stack developer. I enjoy sharing my knowledge & experiences with other programmers & learn about their own experiences.

Omar Ali (He)

Software Engineer with Infinity Works. Hoping to help out on the night if needed.

Emilio de la Torre (he/him)

I've done backend work with Node.js and GCP/AWS. I've done more frontend work recently, using mostly React. I'll be happy to work on any of those

Tanika Robinson (she/her)

I completed a full stack course with CodeYourFuture and I am now working with Financial Times as a Full Stack Engineer. I can work with students to help them understand the basics of HTM, CSS and Javascript.

Andy Little

Hello, previously a musician, I have recently made the transition to tech myself. I spent half a year as an engineer at LeavingCard.com before joining the FT last May where I have been very content. I enjoying both the work and the lovely people here.

Skills: node AWS GraphQL css React

Anna Velentsevich

I'm backend engineer working last 7 years with ruby, currently working at smart group.

Steph Paterson

I work as a full stack developer, mostly doing React/Typescript and Java. Having recently learnt to code and made a career change I'd love to help others to do the same!

Jack Talbot (He/They)

I'm a Lead engineer at FanDuel and have provided student support at Heriot-Watt University in the past. More than happy to take part as a coach at the upcoming FanDuel event (and also at others in Edinburgh if/when they occur).

Christy Campbell (he/him)

Coaching and mentoring. Engineering manager now but was primarily a java dev, work on a bit of typescript/infra as code stuff now

Michelle Steele (She/her)

Dotnet / JS / Ruby full stack developer at Avalara.

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

Jamie Brown (He/Him)

Senior software engineer working at The Financial Times.

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

Daniel Easterman (he/him)

I am a full stack developer specialising in Python, Django and Flask.

Skills: django Flask python

Elizabeth Caney

I play guitar

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 mvc jQuery php javascript

Xavier Vergés (he/him)

25+ years at IBM. Now at StreamSets. I like Python, node.js and teaching.

Skills: python node.js Git

Peter Trizuliak (He)

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

Skills: node.js html css javascript React

William Frankish (he/him)

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

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

Chris Lloyd (he/him)

I'm a PHP + JavaScript web developer, and I like helping people learn how to do things.

Skills: html css php TailwindCSS laravel nodejs Git javascript React

Dr Pawel Orzechowski (he/him)

I have worked in programming and education for over 10 years. Recently at [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

Maduri Vassaramo (She)

Full-stack developer at Vinterior

Skills: ruby rails javascript React

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