Girls Director of College Recruitment/WPSL Head Coach
Greg Ashton serves as the Girls Director of College Recruitment as well as the WPSL Head Coach for the Charlotte Independence Soccer Club where he is responsible for college seminars and parent education, college ID camps, and technology support for college recruiting among other duties. Greg also currently serves as the Charlotte Country Day School Girls' Soccer Head Coach. Before coming to the Charlotte Independence, Ashton was the Davidson College Head Women's Coach from 2004-2016 and the Trinity University Head Women's Coach from 2000-2004. Growing up in New Zealand. he played professionally in the New Zealand National League and was named 1st Division Young Player of the Year. Ashton also made appearances for the New Zealand Youth National Teams at the U15, U16, and U19 age groups. Greg attended the University of Texas-San Antonio where he received his B.S in Kinesiology. In terms of coaching licenses, he currently holds his USSF A license and USC Advanced National Diploma. Greg lives in the Charlotte area with his wife, son, and two daughters.