Meet Consultant Neeley Neal - Phoenix, AZ

Going Pro Entertainment is proud to announce new staff member, the talented Neeley Neal of Phoenix, Arizona. Neeley is a 14 year spirit industry veteran and is specialized in sports business & marketing. She cheered four years on the NFL sidelines as an Arizona Cardinals Cheerleader, served two years as Line Captain, and was Captain for Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Fla. As a member of the Cardinals Show Team, Neeley traveled to South Korea, Japan, Guam, Hawaii, Mexico and military bases throughout the U.S. in support of our troops and their families.

Neeley’s childhood was spent on the softball field, pitching for two national championship teams by the time she was 12 years old. Neeley turned in her cleats for cheer shoes in junior high school and never looked back, cheering four years and earning a national championship with her co-ed high school squad in Northern California. She spent 11 years as a Cheerleading Instructor and Camp Director for the United Spirit Association (USA), and remains involved as a Head Judge for Regional, State and National cheer competitions for UCA, USA, CheerSPORT and international competitions.

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders
After earning her B.A. in Economics from TCU, Neeley coached the TCU Horned Frogs Cheerleaders All-Girl squad and was a Representative for Varsity Brands, Inc. in North Texas for six years.Her passion for sports marketing led her to the MBA program at Arizona State University, where she specialized in Sports Business. Neeley led marketing and interactive/e-commerce consulting projects for companies such as the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, WNBA’s Sacramento Monarchs, Ticketmaster, Fox Sports and the Chicago Bears. Her demonstrated leadership ability, creative fan experience and sports marketing knowledge, coupled with her passion for cheerleading and dance makes Neeley one of the sought-after veterans in the cheerleading industry. In recent years, she worked with other pro cheer alumni to build Sideline Star, an online network for cheerleading videos and choreography.

“Professional cheerleading has had a huge impact on my life,” says Neeley. ”Once-in-a-lifetime performances, friendship and confidence all come as part of the amazing pro experience, but feeling prepared for auditions is step number one. Little things can make a big difference in making the team. As a Going Pro consultant, I’m thrilled to help pro candidates train and have success at the next level.”

Neeley is one of over 40 pro cheer alumni within the Going Pro primary network, available for team consulting and audition coaching. Contact Going Pro to work with Neeley today!