Michael Neely joined the Hofstra Athletics Department in June 2010 as the director of ticket sales.

In his role, Neely is responsible for the outreach and implementation of sales efforts for all season tickets, mini-plans, and single game ticket sales. The position is also responsible for handling group sales and coordinating special promotional day ticketed events. 

A 2010 magna cum laude graduate of Hofstra who majored in both public relations and French as an undergraduate, Neely served as team manager for the men's basketball program from 2006 to 2010. 

Neely, who previously interned in the communications and advertising sales department at the YES Network, is also the co-director of the Staten Island Stingrays, one of the largest AAU basketball organizations in the metropolitan area.