Sweet Chariot began in 1998 and has widened its team and offering ever since. Meet the main players.

Sweet Chariot has provided a top quality service to thousands of touring groups. Many have left the UK to play sport worldwide but we have also welcomed as many tourists into the UK & Europe to play sport as well as enjoy Europe’s culture.

Meet The Team

  • James Kennedy

    James Kennedy

    James Kennedy

    Managing Director

    James works closely with Kate to ensure every detail of your tour is covered. James’s vast experience of operational detail is just one reason why Sweet Chariot stands out as an excellent tour operator.

    james.kennedy@sweetchariot.co.uk

  • Ian Carrick

    Ian Carrick

    Ian Carrick

    Marketing Director

    Ian began at Sweet Chariot in 2000 and now looks after the Spectators & Corporate side of the business, as well as the marketing. If you have a specific request, please email Ian at:

    ian.carrick@sweetchariot.co.uk

  • Kate Jory

    Kate Jory

    Kate Jory

    Operations Manager

    Kate heads up Operations and will ensure you receive all the attention you require. With an overall view of your tour details, Kate will get the best from your itinerary.

    kate.jory@sweetchariot.co.uk

  • Debbie Carryer

    Debbie Carryer

    Debbie Carryer

    Lacrosse Manager

    As a player, England U21 Manager, FIL International Development Committee member, coach and PE teacher Debbie has played many lacrosse roles and is passionate about the game.

    Debbie works closely with James to ensure Sweet Chariot continues to be an expert Lacrosse tour operator.

    debbie.carryer@sweetchariot.co.uk

  • Kandarp Soni

    Kandarp Soni

  • Simon Staniland

    Simon Staniland

    Simon Staniland

    Sales Manager

    Simon heads up the Sales team at Sweet Chariot. Having worked at Sweet Chariot for nearly 10 years, Simon has an expert knowledge of your sporting destinations.

    simon.staniland@sweetchariot.co.uk

  • Christina Benson

    Christina Benson

  • Samantha Cousins

    Samantha Cousins

  • Malcolm Willden

    Malcolm Willden

    Malcolm Willden

    Sales

    Mal is a former first class rugby player who has played and coached over 35 years. He has been in the sports tour business for almost 30 years and is dedicated to providing tours that are the perfect blend of sports, culture and excitement for our customers.

    Mal.Willden@sweetchariot.co.uk 

  • Tom Bennedik

    Tom Bennedik

    Tom Bennedik

    Marketing Executive

    A creative genius, Tom works on various marketing activities including the production of marketing materials for exhibitions and events as well as all things digital including Social Media, video, SEO, PPC, email and the website.

  • Barnaby Gray

    Barnaby Gray

    Barnaby Gray

    Triathlon Manager

    Barnaby Gray runs triathlon camps and tours in Europe and further afield. Barney is a GB athlete, England coach, race organiser and official, as well as Triathlon England’s Young Persons coordinator.

  • Tony Jones

    Tony Jones

    Tony Jones

    Sales

    Having started his career teaching PE and History in a Beckenham Comprehensive School, Tony has over 25 years experience in managing both Study and Sports tours all around the Globe. Apart from schools, he can count both the British Council and Manchester United as former clients. Tony is also a former Kent county football player.