Skip to main content

Ashley Thrasher

Ashley Thrasher

Associate Professor

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3511
Office: 364 Health and Human Sciences Building
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Dr. Ashley Thrasher is originally from Mansfield, Ohio. She has been a faculty member in the Athletic Training Program at WCU since 2016. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Andrew, and her adorable dogs, Piper and Dixie.


  • EDD, Ball State University
  • MS, Western Michigan University
  • BA, Anderson University

Teaching Interests

Shoulder and Hip Evaluation and Treatment<br>Therapeutic Interventions<br>Evidence-Based Practice and Research<br>Biomechanics

Research Interests

Professional Socialization<br>Transition to Practice of Newly Credentialed Athletic Trainers<br>Therapeutic Intervention

Office of Web Services