Adam joined the company as a director in August 2016 on completion of the merger between Ian Coley Sporting and Roxton Bailey Robinson. He has spent 14 years with Roxtons and previously spent nine years working for Holland & Holland, both in London and New York. He was born and brought up in Hong Kong , schooled in the UK and is a graduate from the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.
He is passionate about the countryside, fishing, shooting and stalking. Adam travels extensively around the UK, within Europe and Southern Africa with shoot parties, and leads on our shooting trips in Spain and Africa. He has a wealth of experience of bird shooting around the world and has organised and hosted shooting parties on estates throughout the UK as well as in Spain, South Africa, Czech Republic, Hungary, Morocco, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uruguay, New Zealand and Argentina. Close
Gun Room Manager
Paul Joined the company in January 2020 having spent 30 years as a manufacturing engineer working on projects for the M.O.D and the Rail industry.
Paul loves the faster trap disciplines, ABT, UT and OT and is a regular county team member. He is a LANTRA qualified Shotgun Coach and he has shot UT & OT in Europe including Italy, France, Portugal & Slovenia.
Pauls sidekick is Jack the big black labrador who you may see around the Gun Room assisting in the deconstruction of cardboard boxes. Close
Assistant Gun Room Manager
Alex takes most of the lovely images you will see on our website and in our marketing, as well as assisting with sales in the Gun Room. He also accompanies clients to document shoot days with the Ian Coley Sporting Agency. He is a LANTRA qualified Shotgun Coach and only shoots Caesar Guerini.
When Alex is not shooting behind the camera, he enjoys shooting DTL, Skeet and Sporting. He has a Level 3 Diploma in Photography. Close
Gun Room Sales Advisor
Haydn has shot with his grandfather Ian since he was 10 years old with his favourite discipline being DTL and you will only see him using a Beretta DT11, Haydn is a also LANTRA qualified Shotgun Gun Coach and Loader.
Outside of work he enjoys playing football and golf, you may also see him at Kingsholm Stadium supporting Gloucester Rugby. Close
Gun Room Sales Advisor
Rupert has previously worked as a gamekeeper on a large estate in Sussex and has experience in all areas of the game shooting industry from rearing of game birds to hosting days.
He is passionate and knowledgeable about the game shooting industry and will often be seen out and about game shooting on some of the top estates in the UK. He also holds a LANTRA qualification for Shotgun Coaching. Close
Gun Room Sales Advisor
Steve joined Ian Coley Sporting in 2021 as part of the gunroom, and holds a LANTRA qualification in Shotgun Coaching. He has a background in electrical engineering and has spent his formative years living in Worcestershire.
Away from work Steve can be found shooting ABT, Universal Trench or doing a spot of fishing. Close
Shooting School Manager
Matt joined the Ian Coley Sporting team in 2010, he is a LANTRA & APSI Qualified Coach, Loader and Gun Fitter.
Matt has been coaching for 10 years and currently shoots a Caesar Guerini Invictus, his favourite disciplines are ESP and Sport Trap. In his spare time Matt enjoys Motorsport and competing in his rally car. Close
Shooting School Instructor
Matt graduated from Hartpury College with a qualification in Game Keeping. He is a LANTRA qualified shotgun coach and an accomplished shooter, achieving awards at country championships in ABT, Universal Trench and Single Barrel DTL. Close
Shooting School Receptionist
Sarah is a country girl at heart and loves being outside, in her spare time she enjoys riding her horse Gerry. She has a gun licence and has recently started to get back into shooting again having regular lessons here at Ian Coleys.
Sarah joined the team September 2020 to manage the Shooting School bookings and organise the shooting instructors. Close
George grew up in Reading but moved to Gloucestershire to study Horse Management and Equine Science at Hartpury University, George’s background revolves around Fieldsport Photography and breading horses.
Outside of work George enjoys game shooting in Shropshire with his Fox Red Labradors Flora and Oswald and is also a loyal Gloucester Rugby Supporter. Close
Annwen joined Ian Coley Sporting in 2014 having spent 10 years running her own business in Australia and then the UK.
A Cambridge University graduate, she also holds an MBA with a specialisation in Marketing Management. Annwen grew up in rural East Anglia, where she was first introduced to shooting. Close
Events and Marketing Assistant
Georgie grew up in rural East Anglia into a farming background so has always enjoyed her days out beating on the family farm, which is also where her love for dogs began.
Georgie moved to Gloucester in 2017 to study Event Management at The University of Gloucestershire in which she achieved a 1st Class Honours before beginning her journey at Ian Coley Sporting in 2021. Close
Suzanne has been working in finance and accounting since 2000. She started at Ian Coley Sporting in 2017 as a freelance Finance Assistant, but has since joined the team on a permanent basis.
Suzanne enjoys the outdoors especially when her trusted Fox Red Labrador Willow is by her side. Close
Chris joined the team in April 2021 to manage Stock Control and maintain the Ian Coley Country online shop.
His roots derive from Kingston Upon Thames where he achieved a Second-Class Honours in Business Management from Kingston University in 2009 as well as an in-depth knowledge of the local pizzeria’s which he has now sadly forgotten. Close
Philip grew up on his family farm in Hampshire and has been lucky enough to enjoy all manner of field sports from an early age. Before joining Ian Coley Sporting in 2019, Philip worked on some of the finest estates in Wales and on Exmoor. During this time he was heavily involved in all aspects of game rearing and shooting, from egg to peg so to speak, with emphasis on efficiency and delivering a quality experience for visiting Guns.
He has also run a small private shoot in Hampshire for a number of years and has worked on reserves in Tanzania and Kenya. Philip is a passionate countryman and when not at work, you’ll find him having a busman’s holiday, with gun or rod in hand. Close
Rosie has always been passionate about the countryside, growing up on a farm in the Warwickshire hills she was riding before she could walk and could often be found helping out on the farm shoot.
Having graduated from The Royal Agricultural College, Rosie worked in the events industry, organising a vast range of events from premier corporate meetings for Multi-National firms to International Horse Trials.
Away from the office Rosie will be found hunting with the VWH, where she is Hon. Secretary, organising social occasions or during the warmer months sailing on the Isle of Wight. Close