A pro sports team. A pro dance squad. An audience. Is that all you need to make cheerleading magic happen? In The Business of Professional Cheerleading, author Angela King-Twitero goes beyond choreography and routine straight to the heart of any successful cheerleading team: the well-honed business skills and professional management style of a first-class team director. In this concise and practical guide to professional cheerleading management, former pro cheerleader Angela King-Twitero covers nearly every aspect of team development, from image definition to business ethics. Readers will love King's direct language, invative ideas, and the hands-on worksheets she has added to turn plans into action. King details how to attain and maintain sponsorships, how to tackle image creation, branding, and damage control, and how to develop a stellar marketing strategy that will get the word out. . .and bring the crowds in! For everyone who has thought of entering cheerleading management, and for those who are already in the business but want to further develop their professional skills, The Business of Professional Cheerleading is a must-read. A unique and invaluable addition to the can of professional development literature, The Business of Professional Cheerleading outshines general business manuals that fail to address the topics integral to cheerleading management, and outdates much conventional wisdom on the subject. It is the perfect addition to a company library or personal collection, and may even find a spot on your trophy-filled mantle!