Coaches

Here you can find a list of the 3216 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

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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: python java Scala c++ html css javascript SQL Git Linux React arduino

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

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.

Skills: html css javascript React node.js ruby golang python rust postgres MongoDB Observability cryptography Containers kubernetes docker devops Xcode iOS Android android studio Systems Databases Unit Testing Integration Testing architecture Database Protocols startups E-commerce

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

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

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

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

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

Marco Ranieri

I've started my coding career just 5 years ago in Ruby on Rails (LW bootcamp in Milan) and then moved to London as a bootcamp teacher for a couple of years - after that I became more curious about the code itself and moved to a full-stack developer role

Helen Khor (she/her)

I currently work for Accenture as a frontend / UI developer. I am obsessed with design systems to scale products faster whilst providing a consistent user experience. I want to give back time to codebar after having spending many years as a student.

Skills: html css sass javascript React.js

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

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

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

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.

Thanos Mitsiou (He/his)

My name is Thanos and I am from Greece. I have been working as a developer the past 2 years, mostly using Python and starting to learn Go on my spare time

Skills: python

Michael Mulqueen (He/him)

Interested in helping with anything. Professional fullstack dev: HTML, CSS, JS and lots of Python, SQL. Also ops/sysadmin stuff. Self taught, self-employed, career changer.

Skills: python html css javascript vue.js svg TypeScript Flask SQL AWS docker Linux django

Adrian Rogers

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

Skills: Front end!

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

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

Daniel Yuschick

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

Skills: html css javascript React Web Accessibility TypeScript

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

Hugh Cole-Baker (he/him)

I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at Aiven.io, I work on projects in Python and SQL and in the past I've written things in Rust, Java and many years ago a game for Nintendo DS in C++.

Skills: python SQL Amazon Web Services java Linux devops rust Cloud

Salvatore Dininni (he/him/they)

Hello,my last two years in the IT industry have been difficult and challenging, and I wished I had someone that could have coached me. I would like to help your students as an assistant coach. Thank you for your time. Regards Salvatore Dininni

Skills: HTML5 CSS3 php laravel React Git github Bootstrap TypeScript

Samson Iyanda (He/Him)

Highly skilled software development professional bringing enormous talents for software design, development and integration. Offering advanced knowledge of in-demand programming languages.

Skills: VueJs ReactJS javascript TypeScript nodejs java and CSS

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

Jason Hotchkiss (he)

I used to work as a developer in travel and have a lot of c++ and sql knowledge. Now have a small business making electronic music instruments.. lots of firmware stuff! can help with arduino/teensy/pic/arm etc

Skills: c++ c Electronics SQL javascript

Abby Hudson (She/her)

I work as a backend developer for Wonderbly and have been coding for around 4 years. I work with Ruby on Rails and Typescript. I am also an organiser for the codebar London chapter.

Skills: ruby TypeScript javascript

Hannah van den Wijngaard (she/her)

Frontend developer and accessibility champion, I can help with beginner projects in JS, TS, React, Redux, testing and WCAG accessibility standards 🤗 Also always happy to chat about making the career change into tech

Skills: javascript TypeScript React Redux Jest React Testing Library

Tuure Kaunisto (He / They)

I've been a web developer for over 15 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 html css ts React Express c# unity scss SQL PostgreSQL arduino node.js

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! 🟡

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

Philippe Guyard (He/him)

I started coding in 1986. After a career in academia modelling population genetics in Fortran and C++, I now work as an IT manager and Django developer. I still code every day.

Skills: SQL python pandas django wagtail html css heroku ETL statistics javascript data analysis AWS React

Didier Ganthier

Codebar is an opportunity to grow and to help people around me grow. I'm Didier Ganthier, a Full-Stack Software Engineer with proficiency in React, JavaScript, and Flutter and I have the dream to work as a lead developer for a big tech company.

Skills: javascript React.js Next.js Flutter java node.js Jest solidity

Tom Robinson (he/him)

I am a Software Engineer at Cisco based in London with around 6 years of experience within the tech industry. I have a First Class Degree in Computer Science from The University of Manchester, graduating back in 2017.

Skills: c++ c java javascript TypeScript python React OpenCV computer vision machine learning ai agile bash Networking OpenGL Databases ARM Assembly Ci/CD Embedded Programming data structures redis Cassandra Microservices docker Containers

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

Alex Hort-Francis (He/him)

I've just finished a bootcamp course in full-stack web development (MERN stack). While I'm applying for junior developer roles I want to keep busy. I enjoy researching new technologies and explaining technical concepts in accessible ways.

Skills: html css javascript React node Express ChatGPT Git

Jack March (he/him)

I'm an iOS Engineer with 3 years experience, I'd love to help others on their journey in iOS development or programming in general. Skilled in Swift and Objective-C

Kasia Banas (she/her)

I teach data science for health and social care. My main language is R.

Skills: R

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

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

Agnès Garoux (she/her)

I've been a software engineer for 4 years after working in education 👩‍🏫 ➡️👩‍💻 Clean, elegant, readable code 🫧 🏛️ 👀 Talking to users to build the products that they need and they'll love 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Always happy to help 🤗

Skills: AWS javascript TypeScript React node.js

Marco Belahouane (he/him)

I am a Makers alumni who used to teach Muay thai before transitioning into software engineering. I am currently looking for work and trying to learn more about the teach industry.

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

Enoch Osarenren (he/him/his)

My goal is to contribute by helping others get up and running. In the past, I have mentored a lot of potential tech enthusiasts and young professionals. I have also sat on different panels as a reviewer.

Skills: javascript php laravel VueJs Process Automation TypeScript docker kubernetes Databases.

jason chalangary (He/him)

I just finished a bootcamp in full-stack software development at the School of Code. I am looking to build a network with other people interested in code because I love coding and teaching code and I know it's the future!

Skills: javascript TypeScript html css React Next Vite SQL TailwindCSS node Express

Erdinc Mutlu (he)

Software engineer. Open source contributor, hackathon lover. https://github.com/erdincmutlu https://www.linkedin.com/in/mutlu

Skills: golang python SQL html Git docker Linux TDD AWS

Julian Festing (He/Him)

Coach at La Fosse Academy

Skills: javascript React

Willem Labuschagne

I like solving problems.

Skills: React html css c# php SQL any web + mobile stuff Ops/CI Java/Kotlin JS/TypeScript Obj-C/Swift AWS

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

Nico Clack (he/him)

I've been mentoring at Coder Dojo Brighton for 2 years, teaching young people to program in Scratch, Python and JavaScript. I think volunteering at codebar will be interesting to see how mentoring adults will compare to young people.

Callum Clegg

Studied Computer Science at the University of East Anglia. Currently a C++ developer for Artlist working on HitFilm.

Skills: c++ python java 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.

Brittany Blankinship (she/her )

various data processing, analysis, visualisation and presentations in R and RMarkdown

Skills: R statistics Data Visualisation

Bela Hamid

I began my career as a software developer in 2021 after attending a coding bootcamp. I used to attend Codebar as a student and would like to come back as a volunteer coach.

Skills: React javascript html css

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.

Burak Güneli (he/him)

I'm working as a Senior. Frontend Engineer and I would like to become a coach and help people voluntarily. I organized a JS meetup at my previous company and I did 2 lightning talks about async code execution with JS: https://tinyurl.com/4d8su7dp

Skills: javascript TypeScript React scss

Petar Zigic (He/Him/His)

Share my knowledge and improve my communication skills

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

Mo Jama (he/him)

Software developer. I've volunteered at other similar learning environments such as CoderDojo and myself was a teacher in the past. I'd like to promote a positive environment and help explain topics in a clear, easy-to-understand way.

Skills: html css sass javascript Git React.js TypeScript GraphQL

Emil Virkki (he/him)

I'm interested in coaching :)

Lionel Rowe (he/him)

Love coding, love to teach and learn. Currently: freelance full-stack web dev; previously: account manager in localization industry. Tech bg mainly in JavaScript and Ruby.

Laura Dobie (she/her)

I completed the CodeClan software development course in March 2021, and I'm currently a developer at Verint, working mostly with Java and Spring. Happy to help with projects in Java or Python, could brush up on my front end skills to help with this, too!

Skills: java spring python

Eleanor Casson (she/her)

I've been working as a developer for the last 2.5 years. And want to share the knowledge.

Nathan Dao (he/him)

Howdie! I'm Nathan and currently working as a Software Developer at Swarmia. I worked mostly as a full stack developer using React, TypeScript, Node.js, Go and a bit of infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Terraform).

Skills: React TypeScript node.js Go AWS Azure

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)

Anitha Dharaneedharan

I am a software engineer with 4plus years experience in Javascript and React. I would like to help junior developers with blockers or bugs

Skills: javascript TypeScript React html css node.js

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: python docker monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch

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

John Beisley (he/him)

I've coached at Codebar @ Google sessions. I've been a Software Engineer for ~18 years in the industry, the last 12 years of which as an SRE at Google. I typically work in Python and Go, but have an interest in Rust. Outside of work I play D&D.

Skills: Go python rust SQL html c++ java javascript

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

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

Pablo Joyce (he/him)

I have just finished a Makers BootCamp, heard about codebar from my cohort, love what you do and been encouraged to join as a coach. I’m far from expert but have been told it’s fine to just help with basic stuff. I know some Ruby, JS, HTML and CSS.

Skills: JS css html Git ruby

Keith Harrison (He, him)

I'm a software developer with over 20 years experience

Hellen Ward (She)

Organiser for codebar Brighton.

Skills: html css javascript React

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

Anil Rao (he/him)

I have a background in machine learning research and development. I would like to coach python and also learn some of the other languages taught at Codebar.

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

Chris Oldnall (he/him)

My main programming language is Python! Typically I work on implementation of statistical estimators which come in complex forms.

Josh Dilrew (he/him)

Predominantly C#, with a heavy inclination towards windows desktop development and xamarin. I have reasonable MySQL and MongoDB experience, I have created asp.net APIs in the past but I would need to brush up on this.

Capucine Rosset (she)

I have studied basics of HTML, CSS, JS, PHP and MySQL. I would like to improve front-end coding skills and exchange with other students!

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