Ashley Carlson
Ashley Carlson
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 517-265-5161 ext. 5008
Email: acarlson@adrian.edu
Year: 4th Season
Previous College: Miami, Ohio University (2008)
Ashley Carlson is currently in her fourth season as head coach at Adrian College for synchronized skating and is leading the intercollegiate figure skating team into its third season.
 
In 2013-2014, the Bulldogs offered Senior and Open Collegiate synchronized skating for the very first time.  The senior team made their debut on the national scene, earning the silver medal at the 2014 Midwestern Championships and placing 9th at the 2014 US Synchronized Skating Championships.  The Open Collegiate team ranked 10th in the Midwest.
 
Carlson also led the squad in a successful season of intercollegiate figure skating, winning all 3 Midwestern competitions and defending their Midwestern Conference overall title.  The team qualified for nationals, hosted at home, and placed 4th - moving up a spot from the previous season.  The figure skating team is now ranked 4th out of 57 collegiate programs.
 
Prior to coaching, Carlson skated for the Crystallettes Adult team, in her time winning the 2009 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships and 4 other national medals. Carlson spent her collegiate career skating for the club team at Miami University where she served as Team Captain in 2008. Carlson was also a three-time national intercollegiate freestyle/solo dance competitor for Miami.

Carlson holds a Certified Rating in Synchronized Skating with the Professional Skaters Association and is a Level IV Ranked Coach.  As a skater, she has earned a USFSA Gold medal in Moves in the Field, a Pre-Gold medal in Dance, and passed Intermediate Freestyle.

Carlson graduated from Miami in August of 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.