12-1 South co-Head Coach

Ashley Blake

Ashley has been a part of volleyball for the past nine years. While playing at Southmoore High School, 2008-2012, she received four varsity letter awards, the ‘player of the year’ award two years in a row, and was an honorable mention for The Oklahoman’s All-City Volleyball team in 2010 as a junior. Ashley played club for 4 years at Oklahoma Edge and was a part of their very first team in 2008.

Her coaching experience began her freshmen/sophomore year in high school where she volunteered her time to coach youth leagues, with both boys and girls, 6 through 14 years of age; she continued to volunteer as a coach in youth leagues until her senior year was over. After graduating in 2012, she began to coach the Southmoore Junior High volleyball team as an assistant coach to the 7th graders, where she coached the “B” team and assisted with the “A” team in 2012.  The following school year, August 2013- October 2013, she became the head coach of the Southmoore Junior High 7th grade team where she coached both the “A” and “B” teams, and assisted with the 8th grade teams. She began coaching the freshman team at Southmoore High School in 2014, then due to conflicts with school her last season with Southmoore High School was in 2015.  She was a coach at Oklahoma Edge Sports Academy for four years. Her first year she coached the 14-3’s, the following year 14-2’s and then the 13-1’s the last two year. For the last two years she has coached the 13-1’s South team for Oklahoma Charge, and will continue for the third year this season.

Throughout club, Ashley has been SafeSport and Impact certified, and she has completed the CAP I course.  Throughout her coaching in the Moore Public School district she has completed a Care and Prevention course, with other certifications in Heat and Illness, Concussion Awareness, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest.

Ashley graduated with her associate’s degree in education from Oklahoma City Community College in May 2015. She is currently finishing up her senior year at the University of Central Oklahoma where she plans to graduate in December 2017. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.