Staff Directory

E. Ashley Dean

Director of Corporate Development

Passion Statement
Inspiring change and encouraging growth. Working with kids and helping to nurture their potential is a privilege. Developing them on the court and/or field and as young individuals in society inspires me. Life is about being a part of something greater than myself; being a contributor, a mentor, a friend, a role model. I do what I do and I love what I do, because I believe in the journey one takes through sport: the dedication, the will, the challenge and ultimately, the growth.


  • Fifteen plus years of national and international volleyball coaching experience at the youth, junior and collegiate level.
  • U.S. Sports Envoy Program – (2008 – Recife, Brazil and 2011 – Peru): Taught foreign youth about American sportsmanship through the universal language of sport.
  • Six years of experience as a Youth Program Director and Curriculum Coordinator at the private and non – profit level
  • Amateur Athletic Union -Positive Coaching Alliance – Level Three Certification
  • USA Volleyball – IMPACT Certification, CAP I Certification
  • Co-Founder and Co-Owner of All Seasons Event Planning in Sun Valley, ID
  • Five years of experience in the event planning and event specialist industry
  • American Rental Association – Certified Event Rental Professional
  • Bachelor of Arts in American Government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH
  • Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, MA
  • Certificate of Training in European Business and Global Strategies from Emlyon Business School in Lyon, France


  • Social Intelligence – Adaptability to a variety of group situations. Intuitively aware of people’s motivations and feelings, which leads to honest relationships.
  • Enthusiasm & Energy – Life is an adventure. Inquisitive by nature, exploration and discovery are consistently pursued.
  • Teamwork – Thrive in a group settings where collaboration around common goals is targeted. Learning from others guides behavior to put group objectives before individual wishes.
  • Leadership – As a role model, motivating individuals to achieve team aspirations through the building of self-confidence guides my leadership.
  • Genuineness – As a values-based leader, I wear my heart on my sleeve as a genuine expression of self. Behavior is predictable and reliable.


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