Coach McNeely grew up in Plano and graduated from Plano Senior in 2014. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Health Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2019. He is currently entering his 4th year in coaching and this will be his 2nd year at Plano. Coach McNeely is a Special Education teacher at Vines High School and is an assistant wrestling coach. He enjoys spending time with friends, family, and time outdoors.