Brett played his junior football in Tasmania representing the state at junior level , he was selected and toured with an Australian u20 squad in the late 1980s before he moved to the mainland to attempt to carve out a professional career.
Brett signed for NSL team West Adelaide Sharks and was part of their senior squad for two seasons. Brett then played in Victoria for Knox City before joining the navy
He returned to Tasmania in the mid 90s and played for several clubs including Hobart Juventus ( Zebras) Croatia Glenorchy (Glenorchy Knights)
Brett has been awarded the Vic Tuting medal on three occasions 1997,2000 & 2004. Brett started coaching juniors in 2007 and since then has continued to coach at all levels from u10s to Senior Men’s. Brett moved from Zebras to Beachside in 2008 and has helped the club build a junior program over that time.
In 2018 Brett will continue as the clubs Technical Director and coach the Reserve and U18s mens teams