Highlights as a Coach:
- National Master – Canada (attained in 2022); highest CFC rating 2310.
- Candidate Master – FIDE (attained in 2023); highest FIDE rating 2236.
- Candidate Master – USCF (attained in 2023); highest USCF rating 2174.
- Coached students who have competed in the Canadian Youth Chess Championships, BC Youth Chess Championships, the BC Junior Championship, BC Provincial Chess Championships, and North Vancouver City Chess Championships.
- Neil teaches both private and group lessons.
- Neil has taught in several chess workshops, chess team practices, and provided training games and game analysis.
- Neil has conducted chess simultaneous exhibitions.