Ashley Leonard was named Barton's Assistant Athletic Director in the summer of 2017 after serving four seasons as the head coach of the men's and women's golf programs.
Leonard will continue to lead the two golf programs while also taking on the additional administrative responsibilities of assistant AD.
In her new capacity, Leonard will help guide a department that supports 22 intercollegiate athletic programs and nearly 300 student-athletes.
Leonard graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in business administration, and has previous real-life experience in the business of athletics as both a player and manager. Leonard played golf professionally on the Duramed Futures Tour for four years, and later served as head golf professional at Birchwood Country Club in Nashville, N.C., before joining the staff at Barton.
She is a native of Rocky Mount, N.C., and attended Northern Nash High School, where she won three consecutive individual state golf titles.