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.


  • 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:


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Christina Benson

    Christina Benson

  • Samantha Cousins

    Samantha Cousins

  • Barnaby Gray

    Barnaby Gray

    Barnaby Gray

    Triathlon Manager

    Over 20 years of Directing School Sport & Tours Barnaby is a Great Britain Triathlete with numerous World & European Championships under his belt, A Triathlon England Coach and Young Persons Coordinator as well as a Triathlon Race Official & Organiser. Founder of Tri-High Multisports which specialises in children’s triathlon.

    Barnaby has joined the team to develop and provide a number of triathlon camps, trips and tours in Europe and further a field including the introduction of Triathlon into the Jersey Games.


  • Tom Bennedik

    Tom Bennedik

    Tom Bennedik

    Marketing Executive