Alister McQueen has been a consistent national team member since the 2011 Parapan American Games in Mexico. At those Games, he produced a successful performance earning bronze medals in the 200-m sprint and javelin. He made his first Paralympic Games team in London in 2012 and competed at the following two world championships and Parapan Ams in Toronto in 2015. The came his first major international success at the 2016 Paralympic Games with a silver in javelin. A year later he was third in the same event at the world championships.