Meet the new Dallas Cowboys cheerleader from Nederland

Published 12:38 am Friday, August 19, 2022

A Nederland graduate with a background in dance recently announced her newest title — Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.

Karley Swindel said via social media she remembers locking eyes with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders when she was 5 at Texas Stadium. 

Karley Swindel posted a photo of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleader uniform. (Courtesy photo)

“I knew in that moment, I wanted to be them one day,” she said. “When I have a dream I feel passionate about, I go for it and go for it with everything in me. This has been a long, hard journey but we did it!!! The hard work has paid off and the fun work is finally beginning.”

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Karley is the daughter of Dawn Fitzgerald Swindel, who is the owner of Dawn Fitzgerald’s Academy of Dance in Nederland, and Brian Swindel, owner of Troop Industrial.