Neil is a Scotsman who arrived in Australia some 20 years ago and settled in Canberra. Neil has been training since the age of 6 and over his careers he has won numerous National titles both in the UK as well as Australia. He has also competed at various International tournaments during this time. Neil competed at the 2010 Australian National championships after a 6 year absence and came back with a Bronze medal. In 2017 Neil was chosen as the Australian coach of the Cadet National Team that traveled to Croatia and Greece.