Brett is originally from Sydney, Australia where he began playing baseball and other popular sports. He represented New South Wales and Australia in many sports including baseball, gymnastics, sailing, and judo. In 2003 Brett began a successful collegiate baseball career in the United States where he was an academic and athletic scholarships holder. Brett graduated Cum Laude from King College, Bristol Tennessee with a degree in Business Administration. He also recieved multiple Academic All-American and All-Conference honors during his collegiate playing career. In August 2010 Brett was married in North Carolina where he currently resides while still returning home to assist with school holiday camps and develop new programs.