Neely is Associate Director and Tennis Professional at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center at William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. She is an EDC (Early Development Camp) and JTT (Junior Team Tennis) Coach and Director of the Williamsburg ACEing Autism program. Certifications include USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) Elite Professional, PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) 10 and Under, PTR Adaptive Tennis, and Cardio Tennis.
Neely is a graduate of Radford University where she was the captain of the Division I women’s tennis team. Coaching players of all ages and levels for over ten years now, Neely’s teaching style is competitive, compassionate and creative. Endeavoring to inspire innovation, create opportunities, connect the community and instill character and integrity through tennis, Neely is focused on making a positive lasting impact that goes beyond tennis for every player she works with.
USPTA Elevate Award
This is a USPTA national level award to recognize members who are committed to excellence as tennis teachers and as ambassadors using tennis to impact people and communities. The Elevate Award recognizes a USPTA member who, through their tennis-teaching and volunteer spirit, has increased opportunities for others to participate in tennis. This member exemplifies and emphasizes individual achievement and sportsmanship along with teaching the physical attributes of the sport. This member has served the USPTA in one capacity or another, and has made a commitment to grassroots tennis and an indelible impression on her community. See more at the USPTA website.
USPTA Mid-Atlantic U30 Professional of the Year
This award is given annually to the USPTA Tennis Professional that demonstrates exceptional devotion to the tennis industry and recognizes the best of the best within the Mid Atlantic Division. Read more in W&M’s News and Accolades.