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 for the past 25 years. 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.

From our office in Ashtead we look forward to working with you on your next trip.

Sweet Chariot Leisure Limited

Registered in England & Wales. Registered No. 3528112

Registered & Trading Office: The Pavilion, The Street, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 1AW

Vat No. 711124492

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:


  • Samantha Cousins

    Samantha Cousins

    Samantha Cousins

    Head of Operations

    Heading up Operations, Samantha brings real enthusiasm as well as expertise and always delivers fantastic tours.


  • Kate Jory

    Kate Jory

    Kate Jory

    Product Development Manager

    Kate heads up our Study Tours division 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 over 12 years, Simon has an expert knowledge of your sporting destinations.


  • Christina Benson

    Christina Benson