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 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 in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. A need for: quality opportunities to play and learn the game, develop and learn through the game; 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 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. 


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


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!

Colorado Softball Academy is built for female athletes, by female athletes. We have a great team who are here for your player development!