About Us

about us

“It is no longer about us, it is about cultivating the game that has given so much to us.” ~Peyton Manning 

The Colorado Softball Academy was founded by former University of Florida Catcher and Colorado Native, Ashlie (Goble) Rowley. As a mom of two girls, entrepreneur and one of the best player development coaches in the game, Ashlie realized a need to further develop opportunities for girls in the sport of softball. The need for: quality opportunities to play and learn the game, develop and learn through the game; the need for quality and experienced female coaches and mentors; the need for quality training facilities; and the need for a positive community where female-athletes learn skills such as confidence, leadership and communication. Ultimately, the Colorado Softball Academy is a player development academy founded by and led by strong female-athletes who are committed to developing the next generation of strong female-athletes MENTALLY, PHYSICALLY and EMOTIONALLY, through the great game of softball! 

Colorado Softball Academy is a full-service softball training academy based in Northern Colorado. Armed with a coaching staff that has both college playing and coaching experience; CSA offers a variety of different programs to female-athletes of all ages and of all levels of ability. Whether you are a beginner interested in learning the proper fundamentals or an advanced player ready to compete against the top competition in the country, we have the knowledge and experience to provide training and playing opportunities designed to help you achieve your goals. 

MISSION

Provide opportunities for girls in and through the game of softball. This includes playing, training, coaching, umpiring, internships and job opportunities.

Provide high quality resources and coaching by female-athletes for female-athletes.

Build a positive community for female athletes that teach life skills through the game. BRAVE NOT PERFECT!

Our team

BUILT BY FEMALE-ATHLETES FOR FEMALE-ATHLETES
Coaching a female-athlete requires a specific skill set – EXPERIENCE! All CSA Coaches have experience playing and coaching softball at a high level. All of our instructors are experts in their craft and are passionate about empowering the next generation of female-athletes, while raising the level of Colorado Softball. Our goal is to create enhanced instructional opportunities for younger athletes (4-10), while continuing to provide high level player development instruction for athletes of all ages. 

Ashlie Rowley

Founder & CEO
Sr. Catching & Hitting Instructor

Catcher, University of Florida

Shelby Babcock

Director of Pitching Development
Sr. Pitching Instructor

Pitcher, University of Arizona

Chris Hutton

Dir. of Camps & Youth Programs
Sr. Hitting & Fielding Instructor

Outfielder, Colorado State University

Dr. Allison Dake

Dir. of Mental Performance

Dave Majeski

Recruiting Consultant

Malori Pojar

Mental Performance Coordinator Hitting & Catching Instructor
Catcher, Lafayette College

Lauren Paige

Director of Sports Performance Hitting & Fielding Instructor
IN/P, University of Northern Colorado

Taylor Gentry

Director of Player Development Sr. Hitting & Fielding Instructor
Utility, Colorado State University

Olivia Rahn

Marketing Coordinator
Hitting, Catching, Fielding Instructor

Catcher/ IF, Judson University 

Riley Plogger

Program Coordinator
Skill Development Instructor

Outfielder, Utah State University