Ashley takes the reins of the Green Terror field hockey program to start the 2019 season.
Ashley comes to the Hill after spending the 2018 season as an assistant coach at nearby Goucher. In her year-and-a-half with the Gophers, she assisted in all aspects of the program, including recruiting and practice planning. She also served as interim head coach during her first semester at Goucher.
Prior to her time at Goucher, she served as the head coach at Fallston High School, where she won a 3A state championship as a player, guiding her alma mater to the 2016 2A regional finals and the 2017 1A state semifinals.
Following her successful playing career at Salisbury, she was an assistant coach at C. Milton Wright from 2012-14, helping the team to its first 3A Maryland State Championship in 2013.
Ashley (Walker) was a standout forward for the Sea Gulls, twice earning All-Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) honors and NFHCA All-South Region accolades. A four-year starter, she contributed 30 goals and 20 assists on a perennial top-5 team in Division III. She was part of three CAC championships and the 2009 national championship squad. She was also named to the 2009 NCAA all-tournament team. She served as team captain for her senior season and was named to the CAC All-Academic team twice during her career.
She graduated in 2012 with a bachelor of arts in psychology with a focus in social psychology. She is currently pursuing her masters of education in athletic leadership and administration at Goucher.