A recreational runner turned coach, Ashley Thompson’s approach to running makes the sport accessible to a wide-range of people. Her passion is fostering the love of running and keeping clients injury-free. Ashley’s coaching experience includes being owner and head coach of ACT Running, working with the YMCA, DetermiNation (the American Cancer Society’s endurance team), Austin Runners Meetup and Team Footworks (South Miami, Florida). She has been a Personal Trainer at the YMCA since 2015. Ashley is the former Recreation Manager at the Ocean Reef Club and was on the Programming Staff at Camp Friendship; vocations that balanced creativity and fitness. She has over 15 years experience as a Team Building Facilitator. As a mother of two, she understands the challenges of fitting exercise into life and appreciates the “attitude adjustment” a good run brings.
Most importantly, Ashley is convinced that everyone is an athlete.