CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Ashley Myles has returned to her alma mater, Washington College, as the women's rowing team's full-tiume assistant coach. Myles was a four-year member of the Shorewomen's first varsity eight while a student at Washington College, winning three Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships and rowing at three NCAA Division III Championships.
As a sophomore, Myles was named her team's Most Improved Rower and sat in the two seat of the first varsity eight as the Shorewomen won the MARC Championship and earned their first-ever full-team berth to the NCAA Division III Championship. The Shorewomen went on to repeat both of those feats during her junior and senior seasons. Myles earned a share of seven Shorewoman of the Week honors as part of the first varsity eight during her collegiate rowing career.
Following her graduation from Washington College, Myles went on to serve as a volunteer assistant coach at fellow MARC school Franklin & Marshall for two years. With heron the staff, the Diplomat women finished second only to the Shorewomen in the overall point standings at the 2016 and 2017 MARC Championships. Myles also worked as a Rowing Division Event Coordinator and Service Tech for Shimano Corporation from 2015 until 2018 before spending some time living and working in Australia.
Myles earned a degree in Business Management from Washington College in May 2015. She replaces Colleen Ryan on the Shorewomen's staff.