About Us

HISTORY

Full Circle Athlete Development: Future. Current. Former.

Colorado Softball Academy was founded by former University of Florida Catcher and Colorado Native, Ashlie (Goble) Rowley. As a mom of two girls and one of the best catching coaches in the game, Ashlie realized a need to further develop high quality opportunities for girls in the sport of softball in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming communities. A need for: opportunities to play and learn the game at the younger grassroots levels; a need for quality and experienced female coaches and mentors; a need for quality training facilities; and a need for a positive community where female-athletes learn skills such as confidence, leadership and communication.

Ultimately, the Colorado Softball Academy is an athlete 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! 

ABOUT US

Colorado Softball Academy is based in Northern Colorado with athletes throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. Armed with a coaching staff that has both college playing and coaching experience; CSA offers a variety of different playing and training opportunities for female-athletes of all age, skill and goal levels. Whether you are a younger athlete just learning the game, or an advanced player ready to compete against the top competition in the country, we have the knowledge, experience and platform to provide training and playing opportunities designed to help you achieve your goals. 

COLORADO SOFTBALL ACADEMY LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ashlie Rowley (University of Florida)
Chris Hutton (Colorado State University)
Riley Plogger (Utah State University & University of Northern Colorado)
Taylor Gentry (Colorado State University)
Lauren Paige (University of Northern Colorado)
Charlie Rowley (The Man, The Myth, The Legend!)

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!

CORE VALUES

  • Character
  • Leadership
  • Respect
  • Opportunity
  • Community