Ashley Southern was named the Berry College women's basketball team's assistant coach in September 2017.
Southern joins Berry College and the women’s basketball coaching staff following a basketball career at both the collegiate and professional levels. Southern arrives at Berry after playing in the Damen-Basketball Bundesliga League (DBBL) for the past year, a premier women’s professional basketball program out of Germany.
Southern is a graduate of Lipscomb University, where she was a three-year starter for the women’s basketball program, earning Atlantic Sun All-Conference, Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Year and Academic All-Conference Accolades. Prior to her time at Lipscomb, Southern also competed as a member of the 2011-2012 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team.
A long-time AAU and 15U basketball coach, Southern joins Berry after receiving her Master of Integration Technology in Education from Lipscomb University in the May of 2016.