Cardiff born Lee is a former Welsh Under 21 international, gaining 12 caps for his country. During his playing career, he was a midfielder, and represented an array of clubs including Coventry City, Huddersfield Town, Fleetwood Town, Doncaster Rovers, Wrexham and Forest Green Rovers.
After hanging up his boots, Chester based Lee moved into the coaching and management side of the game, and gained his UEFA A licence. Hr started out as Assistant Manager at Nuneaton Borough, and has subsequently managed Ilkeston Town, where he led them to the Midlands Premier Division title and Radcliffe in the NPL Premier league. He left Radcliffe in October 2021, and turned down several offers before taking the opportunity to manage in the Cymru Premier by accepting the role of Flint Town United manager in June 2022.