12-1 South co-Head Coach

Ashley Blake

Ashley has been a part of volleyball for the past eleven 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. The following school year, she became the head coach of the Southmoore Junior High 7th grade team and assisted with the 8th grade teams. After coaching at the Junior High Ashley began coaching the freshman team at Southmoore High School in 2014 and continued as the freshmen coach in 2015. After taking a step away from the program, due to conflicts with school scheduling, Ashley returned to Southmoore High School in 2017 to coach the Junior Varsity team and assistant coach with the Varsity, under the direction of Janet Brannon. Ashley left coaching for Southmoore after the 2017/2018 season.

Ashley began her club coaching at Oklahoma Edge Sports Academy. The time she spent at Edge Ashley coached the 14-3’s, 14-2’s and then the 13-1’s teams. For the last four Ashley has coached for Oklahoma Charge South. She began coaching the 13-1’s team, moved to the 14-1’s team, and will continue for her fifth year, this season as one of the 12-1’s south coaches.

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 Bachelor in Elementary Education from the University of Central Oklahoma. She currently teaches 5th grade math in the Moore School District. She spends her free time hanging out with friends and family, and raising her puppy Koda.