The midfielder/attacker, who is nicknamedStotty, Fingers, and Mick Dundee, started playing hockey when he was eleven years old. He cites his friends and family, especially his mother and brother, as being biggest influences on his hockey career. His brother Ross plays for Scotland International squad while his cousin, Craig Strachan, was a senior international. Stott plays club hockey for East Grinstead, as does his brother Ross. Stott has also represented Scotland in ice hockey, but now only plays at club level.