Florida Cheerleading Coach Accused of Stealing Money from Youth Org, Using it for Botox and Concerts

A Clay County, Florida cheerleading coach was arrested on charges of grand theft. According to a report from News4Jax.com and a police warrant, Amanda Herndon allegedly stole more than $32,000 from a cheerleading organization for kids, using the money like it was her personal bank account.

Prior to the arrest, Herndon was the president of both the Orange Park Atheltic Association and Crush Cheer.  warrant obtained by News4JAX shows Herndon has sole access to Crush Cheer’s VyStar account and “used Crush Cheerleading funds to get Botox injections, pay her personal cell phone bill, pay vet bills, purchase concert tickets, multiple Amazon purchases, and other various purchases that were not related to the Crush Cheerleading business”

Police also had surveillance footage of Herndon making these purchases as backup for their evidence. Investigators showed videos from Big Lots, Walgreens, Walmart and Home Depot to another member of Crush Cheer, who identified Herndon as the person making the purchases.

One purchase that raised red flags was six tickets to a popular country singer Morgan Wallen concert.

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