Ashley played lacrosse, field hockey, and a bit of team handball for the US junior national team. She hails from Monument, CO and played NCAA Division I lacrosse at St. Mary's College of California. She also attended Metropolitan State University of Denver where she graduated with a BS in athletic training. She also holds an associate in General Studies from Pikes Peak Community College. Ashley is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and the National Society of Leadership and Success.