Neely Pendleton enters her 3rd year as Head Spirit Squad Coach with the Southern Virginia University Spirit Squad.
Pendleton has 10 years of coaching experience. She graduated from Southern Virginia with a BA in Spanish and a minor in Early Childhood Education. While attending Southern Virginia University she was a member of the Varsity Cheer team for four years and served as co-captain before graduating in 2011.
After graduating she served as the Head Cheer Coach before accompanying her husband to graduate school at Virginia Tech. Pendleton worked as a Spanish teacher, and Head Cheerleading Coach, for Montgomery County Public Schools.
From 2007-09 Coach Pendleton served a Spanish-speaking mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tempe, Arizona.
Neely and her husband, Bryce, the Creative Director at Southern Virginia, currently reside in Lexington, Virginia.