Neil Parsons - Club Captain
Let's have some fun
What is your Dream meal comprising a starter, a main and a dessert?
A nice soup Steak and chips Anything sweet for dessert.
Favourite type of music?
I listen to a variety of music. I like BPM’s for training.
If you were going to name your basketball, what would you call it and why?
I need time to think on this one but I think two faced as sometimes it is my best friend and other times it just hates me.
Quick fire questions
Which one is your favourite?
✓Tea. or ✓Coffee
✓Sweet or ✓Savoury
✓Coke or ✓Diet Coke
✓Summer or ✓Winter
(I like everything)
Disability: Secondary progressive multiple Sclerosis
Do you train with another team?
Yes, I train with Stoke Spitfires
What is your role at the club?
I am the captain, player and senior at Cheshire Phoenix
Why do you like wheelchair basketball? And why did you start playing the sport?
I like the team aspect of the club. I thought I would give it a go one Saturday and never looked back since. I love the training and keeping active.
Why did you decide to join Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair basketball club?
Local club which i’m lucky to be near
Do you have a favourite wheelchair basketball player? If so, who and why?
Has to be Abdi Jama. Arguably the best low pointer.
Do you have a future goal for the sport such as going Elite, becoming a coach etc...?
I love just playing the sport and being part of something.
What hobbies do you have?
Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Boxing. Trying to stay active.
Tell me one fact about yourself
I love being there for my wife and step daughter and Trudy our pet greyhound.