Coach Ashworth holds a B.S. in Sport Management from NC State and an MBA from Syracuse University. Coach Ashworth is currently a USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach and will be attending the USA Track and Field Level 2 School. Ashworth served as the Head Cross Country and Track & Field coach at Lee County High School from 2013-2017. During his time at Lee County High School he coached athletes to All-State Honors.
In 2013, Coach Ashworth identified a need for a youth track club in Lee County to build a strong foundation of the sport from an early age. Ashworth founded the Lee County Track Club which competes in USA Track and Field sanctioned events across the nation. Coach Ashworth spent the 2015 track season as an assistant coach for the G.W. Express Track Club which is a professional track club based out of Raleigh.