Coach Ashley has been swimming ever since she can remember and is passionate about teaching others to swim. She taught swim lessons for 10 years in her Michigan home town before moving to Louisville July of 2017. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Secondary Education Integrated Science and a minor in Spanish Language. Since moving to Louisville, she has taught 7th grade science at Westport Middle School for 2 years, where she has also coached the Swim Team and the Academic Team. She is also head coach of the Oldham County YMCA Orca swim team. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, visiting family in Michigan, and spending time with her dog, Stanley.
Coach Maddie is so excited for this season to begin and start getting to know each and every one of the swimmers! She swam competitively for JCPS on the J. Graham Brown School team for 5 years and for Tom Sawyer for 6 years. She is a Junior at Western Kentucky University studying Nursing. In her time outside of coaching she also works as a barista for Starbucks and enjoys shopping and hanging out with her friends and family.