|Birth name||Neil McCarthy|
|Date of birth||29 November 1974|
|Place of birth||Slough, England|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
McCarthy started his early rugby career at Bath academy before moving to Gloucester and then to Bristol where his career was effectively ended in 2002 by a serious knee injury. McCarthy spent two years attempting to come back from the injury which included a final spell with Orrell Rugby, eventually retiring in 2004 after further complications from the original injury.
He was Leicester Tigers Academy director from 2007-2015 and produced current England players George Ford, Manu Tuilagi, Dan Cole, Tom Croft, Billy Twelvetrees and the Youngs Brothers Ben and Tom. On 11 March 2015, McCarthy returned to Gloucester Rugby to become their new Head of Academy. Having restructured and established the Gloucester academy as a leading programme McCarthy moved into Olympic sport with British Skeleton based in Bath, UK.
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