CSM Volleyball Coach Ashley Wolfe Led Team to 10-1 Record in Conference
Ashley Wolfe, head coach of the CSM Hawks volleyball team and former CSM player, has been named one of the 2016 fall Maryland Junior Athletic Conference (Maryland JUCO) coaches of the year.
“We are proud of the volleyball team's accomplishment of Maryland JUCO Conference Co-Champions under Coach Ashley Wolfe's leadership,” Michelle Ruble, CSM executive director of student life and athletics, said.
Wolfe, who has served as CSM's head volleyball coach since 2014, led the Hawks to a 10-1 record in conference for the fall 2016 season.
Maryland JUCO announced Dec. 21 coaches of the year for men's and women's soccer and cross country and co-honored Wolfe of CSM and Beth Domenico, head coach of the Hagerstown Community College's volleyball program, as coaches of the year in volleyball.
Wolfe started playing volleyball in middle school. At Patuxent High school, she played two years junior varsity and two years of varsity as a middle hitter. She then moved on to play at CSM for the first two years of her collegiate volleyball career and was named All-American her sophomore year. She finished her education at Webber International University in Florida, where she also played volleyball. She earned a bachelor's degree in security management and now works at Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
She started coaching 14s club in 2009. She has coached several clubs – Impact Volleyball Club (located in Florida), Southern Maryland Juniors (SMJs), Bay Area Volleyball (BAVA), Southern Maryland Juniors Revived (SMJr) and is now working with the Southern Maryland Volleyball Club (SOMDVBC), where she coaches the 15s team. In 2014, she took the position of head volleyball coach at CSM.
Maryland JUCO exists to govern and conduct championships for the conference's 16 varsity sports. Chartered in the late 1960s, the conference is composed of 16 Maryland community colleges that compete in a variety of varsity intercollegiate athletics. Maryland JUCO oversees and promotes programs dedicated to academic and athletic goals of its diverse institutions, while enhancing opportunities for balanced intercollegiate athletic programming. For information on MDJUCO, visit www.mdjuco.org.
For more about CSM athletics, see athletics.csmd.edu.