The Shooting Stars are led by Cheer Team Coordinator Brandi Ahmad.

Background: Brandi brings nine years of dance and cheer experience to the program and has cheered professionally with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL and the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League, Captain 2006. In college, she served as the captain of the nationally ranked Division II Carson-Newman College squad. Brandi also brings eight years of coaching experience to the Shooting Stars, having coached all-star cheerleading gymnastics and competitive cheerleading.

Education: BA in Biology from Carson-Newman College

Experience: Junior Falcons Cheerleader Assistant and Georgia Force Junior Cheerleaders, NFL Tokyo Tour, American Bowl in Tokyo Japan, Senior Bowl 2004 and 2006, Egleston Cancer Children’s Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, March of Dimes, Hughes Spalding Children’s Hospital, Atlanta Women’s Shelter, Toys for Tots, American Cancer Society, Georgia Transplant Foundation, Totes for Tots, Atlanta Falcons Youth Sports and Education Foundation, Real Men Cook of Atlanta, Breast Cancer Awareness Foundations (various), Friends of Georgia State Parks, Special Olympics Georgia, YMCA, Jim Mora Count on Me Family Foundation, 2006 Hometown NFL Weekend (Texarkana, AK), Stay Fit Georgia-Governor platform, Atlanta Falcons USO Tour Group visiting Troops Japan, Guam, Portugal, Greece, Italy, Egypt and local Atlanta Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs.