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Meet the Women
Behind the Force 

Team Owner & Director
Shelby Dixon

Shelby is the founder and previous head coach for ProForce. Today she focuses on the management of the teams success and assist in coaching where needed. She established the team off of the decommissioning of a former major league lacrosse team, and the rest is history. Shelby is a former Carolina Panthers TopCat and former Charlotte Hornets Honey Bee. She prides herself in leading this team to be equally as desirable as other major league teams in the Queen City, as well as the  Southeast.


Head Coach 
Brandi Smith

Brandi recently accepted the role as the teams new Head Coach. She also serves as the Assistant Director. Outside of her work life, she is a mother to her beautiful daughter Ava, and is now in her second season as a

Carolina Panthers Topcat!

"I am so excited to be apart of the coaching staff for ProForce!"


Team Assistant
Shaneque "Neek" Mack's

Neek is a former ProForce Dancer with 5 years under the development and growth of the organization. She was also a 3x captain and 2x ProForce Dancer of the Year recipient. We are elated to welcome Neek as the right-hand woman to the organization.


Team Choreographer

Briona Alston

Former PFD (2019-2022)

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Team Photographer

Laura Garces

Former PDF (2021-2022)

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