Sponsors & Acknowledgements

Special thanks to our sponsors & individuals below who have helped to get this initiative running


  • Sport England
  • Dacorum Angling Project and Watford Angling Coaches

Working with ACI and donation of their club waters to hold the sessions.:

  • Kelvedon District Angling Association
  • Maldon Angling Society
  • Braintree & Bocking Angling Society


  • Special thanks to Glen Roles and Phillip Alder for a significant donation of tackle.


The following that have provided pivotal roles and help in my development as a coach.

  • Mike Heylin OBE - former chairman Angling Trust
  • Paul Foreman - Professional Anglers Association Coach
  • Paul Sargent - Coach Gipping Angling
  • Ian Wilkes YouFish / Young Anglers (Nottingham)
  • Ian Horrocks - Angling Trust Coach
  • Tony Campbell - Angling Trust Coach
  • Danny Williams - Angling Trust
  • James Lewis - Angling Trust
  • Angela Woodgates - Angling Trust

I would also add the following in setting up Angling Coaching Association (ACI)

  • Graham Garnham, Level 2 coach
  • John Joyce, Kelvedon District Angling Association
  • Paul Kyffin, Maldon Angling Society
  • Fred Merrin, Kelvedon District Angling Association
  • Colin Presland, Website design and management

With sincere thanks

Chris Burt, ACI Chairman