First season at UCF
Former Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour Professional Ashley Prange was named assistant coach for the UCF women's golf team in July of 2012.
Prange spent seven years as a professional golfer. During that time, she competed in the 2007 and 2011 U.S. Women's Open Championship. She won two events on the LPGA Futures Tour and had 25 career Top 10 finishes. Prange was also the winner of The Big Break V - Hawaii, which was aired on The Golf Channel.
In addition to her playing career, Prange also has experience coaching collegiate golf. She served as an assistant coach at Stetson University from 2009-11. With the Hatters, she worked with two Atlantic Sun Championship teams and coached a three-time all-conference honoree.
More recently, Prange served as the head women's golf coach at Jacksonville University for the 2011-12 season. In just one year with the Dolphins' program, Prange saw her team's national ranking improve by 30 spots. She also coached a player to Jacksonville's first individual title in more than five years. One of her student-athletes at JU finished earned All-Atlantic Sun and a Freshman All-Atlantic Sun honors.
Prange is a graduate of the University of North Carolina. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. As a member of the Tar Heels' women's golf team, Prange was a two-time All-America performer and a three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection. She was a three-time selection as her team's Most Valuable Player, picked up three individual victories and 15 Top 10 finishes during her collegiate career.