Ashley Azzone enters her first year as a staff member of the Southern Virginia University strength and conditioning crew.
A native of San Diego, Calif., Azzone graduated from Chapparal High School in 2007 and worked for the Marine Corps Community Services shortly after.
During her time with MCCS she worked as an Olympic lifting and gymnastics specialist at CrossFit affiliate gym The Ripper in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Azzone is ANSI-certified as a Level One CrossFit trainer.
She plans to study history or politics at Southern Virginia.