Carl Ashley



  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Sports Business Management – 2010

Coaching Education

  • FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
  • USSF National D Licence
  • USSF National C License
  • Safe Sport Certified (up to date 2020)
  • Coaches Guide to Youth Soccer Injury Certified (up to date 2020)
  • CPR Certified (Up to Date 2020)

Coaching Experience

  • Brazilian Soccer Schools, Coach – 2009-2010
  • Challenger Sports, Soccer Coach -2010-2012
  • Challenger Sports Club Trainer (CCT) for Windham Soccer Association
  • Director of Seacoast United Storm (SUSC) 2012-2018
  • Become Elite Soccer – Specializing in Private/ Small Group lessons – Owner/Founder
  • Drive Custom Fit Personal Trainer / Group Class Instructor 2019- Present
  • Physical Education Teacher 2019-Present

Playing Experience

  • Carl played football to a high standard from an early age. He captained Bury FC School of Excellence from the age of 9 until he was 11 years old.
  • He was then scouted by Blackburn Rovers Academy (then English Premier League Champions) where he was a contracted player for four years from under 11’s to under 15’s.
  • He then moved to Oldham Athletic Under 16’s. Since leaving the professional set up he played in the Manchester Premier League and Leeds Beckett University in the semi-professional North East Counties league where he played in the world-famous FA Cup.
  • In 2010 Carl played in the televised Futsal FA Cup at Sheffield Arena and in the same year he played in a warm up game for the Men’s England International team.

Claim to Fame

  • Carl once scored a hat trick in a School Boy Cup Final with all three of his goals assisted by current England National team Captain and Atletico Madrid starting right back, Kieran Trippier
  • Carl’s University Coach was Graham Potter who is the current Premier League Manager for Brighton and Hove Albion