Here you can find a list of the 3222 volunteers who have coached at codebar.

If you’d like to start coaching at a workshop near you, read our teaching guide and then sign up as a coach. It’s easier than you think!

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

Adekola Akano (He/Him)

I have years of experience as a native android and iOS engineer. I have developed, deployed and maintained several mobile applications. I would like to work on anything related to native mobile applications but with priority to the android side.

Skills: Native Android iOS java kotlin Swift

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

Charles Umesi (he)

Moderator for coding-related courses at Croydon College. Knowledge of Python, computer vision & face recognition, machine learning, data science, web development, HTML and basics of CSS, JavaScript, MySQL & C++.

Skills: python django html pandas numpy seaborn Plotly Dash scikit-learn TensorFlow Keras Face-Recognition OpenCV Matplotlib (2D & 3D & images & computer vision) PyTorch

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

Freedom Chuks (He)

an Experienced software engineer with 5+ years experience specializing in cross-platform app development with Kotlin. Enthusiastic about both code architecture and design. Passionate mentor to students, dedicated to fostering growth

Skills: kotlin java Android iOS Git bash

Shubham Gangpuri (He)

I am a software developer with expertise in mobile app development. I worked with business market leaders in construction engineering, iOT and finance sector. In spare time, i work on my edTech product

Skills: Android java Spring Boot AWS MySql Angular Ionic kotlin

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

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

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

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.

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

CJ Taylor (she/they)

I work as a learning technologist in the Division of Medical Education at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. My main duties are to undertake technology based projects and create digital resource learning materials, tutorials and digital assets.

Damilola Aigoro

I'm a skilled front-end engineer (React, React Native, Typescript, and Next.js) seeking to collaborate on Codebar projects. I'm passionate about accessible web experiences and enjoy mentoring others.

Skills: React React Native Next JS javascript TypeScript css Headless CMS (Contentful Sanity) Web Performance Optimization UI/UX

Crawford Wynnes

Happy to support diversity in technology

Skills: ruby rails basic Javascript

Hugh Cole-Baker (he/him)

I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at, 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

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

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

Adrian Rogers

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

Skills: Front end!

Jon H

I've been in software for 22 years. I've done mentoring professionally and also outside of work. I mostly do enterprise PHP but I can Duck-Duck pretty much anything. My backend TypeScript is alright too. Happy to help eager tech learners!

Skills: php javascript TypeScript docker Ci/CD Test Automation TDD Unit Testing Browser Testing

Brittany Blankinship (she/her )

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

Skills: R statistics Data Visualisation

David Ricordel (he)

Consulting Engineer @elastic

Skills: python docker monitoring Cloud k8s Elasticsearch

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

Kasia Banas (she/her)

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

Skills: R

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

Daniel Yuschick

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

Skills: html css javascript React Web Accessibility TypeScript

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

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)

Josue Vivas

My background is in technical management, systems engineering and mechanical design. Happy to give back my time and support workshops in London

Skills: basic python Basic VScode basic debugging basic unittest advanced use of Matplot library.

Pawel Orzechowski (he/him)

I have worked in programming and education for over 15 years. Recently at CodeClan, I currently teach programming at Usher Institute @ University of Edinburgh. Python, JS, Swift/Android, Flutter. I worked as a mobile dev and head of UX

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

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: I've also coached beginners at Rails Girls and wrote the tutorial

Skills: frontend backend ux TDD devops

Simon Hafner (He/him)

I've seen most things backend.

Skills: Android kotlin Jetpack Compose rust Scala Haskell PureScript javascript

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.

Ali R. Keles

Senior developer

Skills: python docker kubernetes golang

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

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

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

Yuxuan Peng (They-she-he)

full stack dev

Skills: ts Next SQL JS Native

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

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

Moustafa Khairi (he/him)

I would like to participate as a coach. My main experience is in Data & AI, so, I can help with Python related projects.

Al Morgan (He/him)

I'm an ex CodeClan data instructor and did a PhD in brain imaging before that. Happy to help on any data projects.

Ruben Galvao (He)

Lead software developer at Artlist I specialize in computer graphics, with over 15 years of experience. On a day to day, I mostly work with c++ and various computer graphics APIs and shaders. Happy to help with anything, even if not listed here.

Skills: c++ c# Swift python java javascript rust DirectX OpenGL OpenCL CUDA ml React Metal Vulkan Git Jira Plus Many Other Things

Fiona Lewis (she/her)

I have been a developer for 1 and half years. I have taken a break and gone into IT infrastructure, however I am now back where I started and taking a second look into coding. Language agnostic, able to help beginner coders and help with algorithms.

Lisa Quatmann (she/her)

I'm an organiser for Django Girls, working at MPB -- I learned about codebar from our UK office. I don't code much these days, but I'm sure I remember enough to help out some beginners.

Skills: python django

Alex Palaistras (he/him)

Love building systems, adore Go, on a break with PHP (but still keeping touch). Working alongside people is my jam!

Skills: Go php python c SQL rust

Abdallah Ali

Im teaching Programming for Data Science @Udacity. Also, I mentored @ founders and coders/GSG, in a full stack web developer bootcamp. Im staying in Barcelona for a couple of weeks and I would love to participate as a coach to share me experience

Christy Campbell (he/him)

I've been a software engineer for about 10 years now, mostly working in Java but also Typescript/JS, Python and a mix of other things

Geraint Guan (he/him)

I'm interested in contributing as a coach and helping out. I'm currently the head of developer operations at a local start-up ( I've worked across the back-end and front-end of web application development as well as tooling/infrastructure.

Skills: php javascript TypeScript GraphQL MongoDB REST APIs AWS python Julia React Tailwind CSS tRPC

Nikos Vlachos (he/him)

I would like to enhance my Data experience and journey, network with curious and intriguing professionals, and offer/share my knowledge to younger participants. In the past I have worked in managerial and mainly tech related roles.

Skills: SQL python Power BI

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.

Jazzy Gasper (She/her)

Coaching. Makers Academy graduate, front end developer.

Skills: html css javascript

Joe Wass (he)

Head of software dev at Crossref. Here to help get more diversity into software. I can help with programming, CV and interview practice.

Skills: python clojure java kotlin

Jason Umahi (he/him)

Web Developer skilled in Next.js, React, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, TailwindCSS, Astro, Firebase. I'm passionate about creating innovative, user-friendly web apps that make a positive impact.

Skills: Next.js React TypeScript javascript html css TailwindCSS Astro Firebase Supabase

Shafiqul Islam

I am a Software Developer mostly focused on Frontend. Recently, I got AWS Certified Developer Associate certification and also actively working on Backend. I have a portfolio website that has some of my past works:

Skills: javascript TypeScript css scss React Angular node JS AWS

Luiz Felipe Santos (he/him)

I'm a Brazilian who just graduated from a coding BootCamp in London looking to help and get help from other developers.

M Shangol Haider

I am comfortable with using Python, HTML, CSS, C++. Currently working as computer vision developer


I look forward to joining the codebar team so i can share my knowledge with people who are passionate about diving into to the world of programming and help them realize there ideas into reality.

Skills: Backend Enginner python javascript golang c++ ReactJS

Essi Jukkala (she/her/they)

I have a M.Sc. (Tech) from Aalto University in Game Design and Production. Currently I am employed full-time at Supercell as a game programmer. 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

Jez Johns (he/him)

Primary teacher trainer, now on tech Educators full stack boot camp, and joining their staff at end. Python & VBA in past. Want to help where I can. Seeing this as like I used to do.

Masha Shevchuk

I am a frontend developer at an e-pharmacy and would like to pass some of my skills to others. They say, if you want to master something, teach it. Hoping to learn as much from you as you do from me!

Skills: React/Nextjs TypeScript Jest Playwright html CSS(+SCSS/tailwind) JS

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

Hellen Ward (She)

Organiser for codebar Brighton.

Skills: html css javascript React

Keith Douglas

I was an instructor at CodeClan, teaching and coaching novice programmers. I really like helping people with their coding quests!

Rafael Ferreira (he/him)

It is my first time being a coach here and I'm quite excited to participate and meet new people. I'm a techie, I've had the chance to work in a variety of domains and technologies and excited to share that with more people.

Anton Chebotov (he/him)

10+ years of iOS development. I work for Bumble and I do interviews, so I can help with understanding what skills the big companies are looking for

Skills: Swift UIKit

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

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

Guy Bushnell (he)

I'd like to help people get into writing code. I have a degree in computer science from UEA (1990) and am a director of a software company based in Norwich. I still have a love of coding and want to use some of my knowledge to assist others.

Angelo Varlotta (He/him/his)

I'd like to work on data science projects using Python and SQL. I'm a data scientist in between jobs. In a previous life I worked as a academic in high-energy astrophysics in the US.

Skills: python scikit-learn pandas matplotlib SQL tkinter bash.

Chris Oldnall (he/him)

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

David Griffiths

I'm a professional PHP, Python and Javascript developer working in Cardiff. I was assistant A' Level Examiner in Computer Science for the WJEC and a secondary school teacher for many years. I would like to see how I might be able to help.

Rory Tisdall (he/him)

I am a data scientist with extensive Python programming experience. I am signing up as a coach because I appreciate the charity and believe that programming skills are an excellent way to help under represented individuals get a step up in the world.

Emil Virkki (he/him)

I'm interested in coaching :)

Leo Ginever (He/Him)

I work at BJSS who will be hosting the Nottingham sessions. I am passionate about inclusion in all of its forms, but especially within the tech sector. I came into tech after working in education, so have experience learning to code later in life.

Skills: C#/.net TypeScript Azure AWS Blazor

Jayden Vicarey (He/they)

Want to help people enjoy and advance in something I love (code in this case). Taught and learnt a lot of coding at work, secondary school, and college and want to give back. Am a software developer for a tech company in Brighton

Skills: Bit of SQL php laravel Bit of python Testing (unit feature integration) TDD industry advice scrum/agile

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:

Skills: javascript TypeScript React scss

Malik Piara (He/him)

A friend of mine recommend me codebar. I'm graduating university this summer and built many things, among them a mentoring platform. My life's mission is to use tech to enable people to be whoever they want to be. Codebar is aligned with that mission :)

Skills: javascript React css frontend development user experience UI Design

Displaying coaches 1-80 of 305 in total