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Jones, Ashleigh, MLD - Faculty Bio

Jones, Ashleigh, MLD



Pulliam Center, 0115
Greencastle, IN


Associate Director of Athletics Communications

Ashleigh Jones joined DePauw University's Athletics Communications staff as the assistant director of athletics communications in August of 2019.

Career Highlights

    • Since March of 2020 she has been an advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, as well as the advisor for the Student-Athletes of Color.
    • Offers an on campus semester-long internship, introducing students to the athletics communications field.
    • Is a member of MOAA and in the fall of 2021 named a MOAA Rising Star
    • She is also apart of the inaugural DEI fellowship for CoSIDA
    • Worked as the lead operations coordinator and an assistant coach with Pink Elite Basketball from 2014-2019
    • While working with Pink Elite Basketball, she helped coach one of the eight AAU basketball teams (fourth grade) to state qualifiers
    • Provided expansive marketing insight to the founder of Pink Elite Basketball and in summer of 2019 the basketball program was sponsored by Addidas
    • From the fall of 2014 to winter of 2019 Jones worked with ATI Physical Therapy as both a rehabilitation technician and patient service specialist
    • Working along with physical therapist, Jones utilized her kinesiology background to instruct and educate patients
    • During the 2017-18 academic year, Jones was a sports information graduate assistant at North Central College (Ill.)
    • As a graduate assistant, she worked with men's and women's soccer, men's and women's swimming, and softball
    • Before becoming a graduate assistant, Jones worked as an NCC athletic event staff member
      • Worked the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship 
      • Worked Illinois High School Association Soccer State Playoffs
    • Jones also interned with Campus Special as an account executive and event marketing intern the summer of 2014

Academic and Extracurricular Highlights

    • Earned a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and a minor in communication at Miami University of Ohio
      • Partnered with minority first-year students at Miami University as a Connections Coach (peer mentor)
      • Coordinated fundraising and events for Miami Acoustics for Charity as its president, an organization focused on raising funds for the Cincinnati Children's Hospital
      • From 2011-2014 acted as the communications chair for the Delta Epsilon chapter of Tau Beta Sigma Service sorority
      • From 2013-2014 served as the valentunes chair for the Tau Beta Sigma Service sorority annual fundraising variety show
    • Earned a Masters of Leadership in sports leadership at North Central College
      • Named an NCAA Emerging Leader Honoree in 2018