Ashley Steltenpohl begins her third season as the head softball coach at UW-Stevens Point in 2017. She also serves as a strength and conditioning coach for the department of athletics.
In 2016, her Pointers went 14-22 and 3-10 in the WIAC. She coached two All-WIAC players, senior Bailie Sheahan and freshman Alyssa Cooper.
In her first season of 2015, the Pointers went 15-24, a four-win improvement from the season before, and finished one game out of a spot in the WIAC Tournament. UW-Stevens Point was 5-11 in the WIAC, a three-game increase from 2014. She coached one All-WIAC selection (Jordon Schreiner) and helped freshman Paige Allen earn honorable mention All-WIAC honors.
Before coming to UWSP, Steltenpohl spent four seasons as the head coach at Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wis., where she guided the Sabres to 59 wins, 46 in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC). She coached seven All-NACC honorees and in 2012 led the team to an appearance in the league’s postseason tournament.
Prior to her time at Marian, Steltenpohl spent one season as an assistant coach at UWSP. She was involved in all aspects of the program under then head coach Tom Henke, including the day-to-day operations of the program, recruiting perspective student-athletes and on-field coaching. She worked primarily with pitchers and catchers.
The Wisconsin Rapids native was a four-year starter at UW-Oshkosh from 2006-09. She started in all 160 of her games played and helped lead the Titans to a 115-56 record. She played multiple positions including catcher, outfield, and first base and helped lead the Titans to the 2007 WIAC Championship and a second-place regional finish.