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Ashley Dennes

12 Red Head Coach, 14 Red Assistant Coach



  • Moved 15 times in her life 

  • Is a Zumba Instructor 

  • Is obsessed with sharks 

  • Has an EXTREMELY diverse itunes Library


Coach Ashley was born here in Austin Texas. However, her Dad was an Air Force pilot which meant that they didn’t stay in one place for long. Ashley has lived in various cities around Texas, Kansas, & Illinois. She attended high school in Derby, Kansas where she played volleyball as a setter, basketball, & soccer. She then attended College at Texas State University majoring in Exercise Sports Science. However, her family was living in Illinois at the time so she decided to join them and attended McKendree College. 


During this time she was teaching swim lessons at a YMCA when she learned her true passion for educating young children. She also coached a local Illinois Club 17s team. During her student teaching, she received an exciting opportunity to be the head coach of the local middle school. She then graduated from McKendree University with a Bachelors in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career and took a break from coaching to focus all of her efforts on her students. She has since made her return to coaching and was the head coach for a 14 National team last year, as well as a 15 regional team. She is very excited to be joining Max Performance! 


Ashley believes that developing a relationship of mutual trust and respect between players and coaches creates a driven atmosphere on a team. She believes that having fun and working hard go hand in hand. Having experiences together as a team that bond you, will strengthen teamwork and create a positive experience no matter what the situation.


Ashley currently teaches 2nd Grade at Meridian Primary School and lives here in the Austin area. In her spare time she enjoys water activities, spending time with her family, and traveling

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