Neil Back

Former Rugby Union Player

About Neil Back

Neil Back is a former English rugby union player and coach known for his tenacity, skill, and leadership on the field. Born in 1969, Back played as a flanker for Leicester Tigers and the England national team, earning over 60 caps. He was a key member of England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup-winning squad and enjoyed considerable success with Leicester Tigers, winning multiple domestic and European titles.

Back’s career was marked by his exceptional work rate, tackling, and ability to inspire his teammates. After retiring from professional rugby, he transitioned into coaching, becoming a successful coach for various teams, including the Leeds Carnegie and Edinburgh Rugby. His contributions to the development of young players and teams have been widely recognized and appreciated.

As a public speaker, Neil Back focuses on themes such as resilience, leadership, and achieving excellence. He draws on his extensive rugby career to provide motivational and inspirational talks that emphasize the importance of hard work, collaboration, and maintaining high standards. Back’s engaging and articulate speaking style, combined with his wealth of experience, makes his presentations both enjoyable and educational. He often shares personal anecdotes and practical advice, offering audiences valuable insights into achieving success in sports and beyond.

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