Ashley Jackson joined the University of Michigan Strength and Conditioning staff as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in the fall of 2013. She is responsible for women's lacrosse, water polo and cheerleading.
Jackson was a professional intern for strength and conditioning at the University of Michigan from September 2012 through September 2013. She was responsible for cheerleading and assisted primarily with women's basketball, men's lacrosse and women's soccer. Prior to joining the Michigan staff, Jackson was a graduate assistant at Nova Southeastern University during 2011-2012. There she worked with the women's soccer, women's tennis, women's basketball, women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country and baseball teams. Before working at NSU, Jackson worked from 2010-11 as a Sports Performance Coach at Xcel Performance in Friendswood, Texas. Jackson also completed an internship during 2009-10 at the University of Houston, where she assisted the staff with the women's soccer, baseball, softball, women's swimming and men's and women's cross country teams.
Jackson began college at Hardin Simmons University, where she was a goalkeeper on the women's soccer team. Following a transfer, she earned a bachelor of science degree in 2009 from Texas A&M University, where she studied exercise physiology. In 2012, she earned her master's of education in athletic administration from Nova Southeastern.
Jackson is currently certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) as a Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC), and USA Weightlifting (USAW) as a Sports Performance Coach.
Jackson is originally from Stephenville, Texas, and currently resides in Ann Arbor.
SPORT ASSIGNMENTS: Women's Lacrosse, Water Polo, Cheerleading