Karen Cardillo is the owner of Magic Cheerleading. Karen is a former competitive high school, collegiate, and all star cheerleader. Karen also graduated from Methodist University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a minor in child psychology. Karen has worked under Kathy Buckey at Champion Cheerleading as a choreographer and camp instructor. In her professional life, Karen was a big contributor to the Little Gym's curriculum for Cheerleading. Karen has coached competitive high schools in both North Carolina and New Jersey. She currently lives in Shamong, NJ with her husband Dennis and daughters Luciana and Isabella.


Lauren Shaughnessy is the Director of Magic; she is Karen's right hand when it comes to managing the business and marketing aspect of Magic. Lauren is a Magic Cheerleading alumni. She was on the first Magic team in 1997. Lauren graduated from Indiana State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Management and Bachelor of Science in Marketing. After graduation, Lauren returned home to her family in Mullica Hill, NJ. She is working currently working New Jersey in the marketing industry. In addition to working on the business end at magic Lauren also coaches Senior 4. 



Maddie has been involed with cheerleading for the past 14 years for recreational and All Star programs. Maddie has veeb coaching for 10 years and is USASF certified and credentialed in buliding and tumbling levels 1-5. She has also created choreography for many recreational programs. Maddie attended Rizzieri School of Cosmetology and now works at Nadine Janet Slaon and Spa in Medford.


Christie is a Magic Cheerleading alumni. She was on the first Magic team in 1997. Christie graduated LaSalle University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She cheered all four years of college, including cheering in the NCAA sweet 16. Christie currently resides in Marlton, where she works at Rice Elementary in an Autistic Preschool. She is currently involved with coaching Junior 2. 


Michelle Mullin has been involved with Gymnastics since age three. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Health and Physical Education from West Chester University. Michelle worked at the Little Gym for 11 years. In 2010, Michelle joined the Magic Staff and started coaching the younger teams. Michelle is currently coaching the Expo team. Her daughter also apart of the Magic family and is on the Junior 2 team. Michelle lives with her husband and two children in Mount Laurel. 


Lauren Sullivan started coaching with Magic in 2014. She is a recent graduate of Rowan University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She has over fifteen years of experience cheering for one of the top all star teams in the country. Lauren currently resides in Cranford, NJ and commutes to Magic to coach Senior 4 and Cheerabilities. Lauren also had a major role in starting the cheer abilities team at Magic.