Ashley Miller

Content Creator

Resides:  Urbandale, Iowa 

Educational Background:  Journalism, B.A. – University of Northwestern

Career: Ashley joined the USA Triathlon Foundation part-time in November 2021.

She began her career in community journalism, writing for the Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune and Mason City Globe Gazette newspapers in northwestern and northern Iowa. 

During her time as a journalist and editor, Ashley received multiple accolades from the Iowa Newspaper Association and Iowa Associated Press Media Editors. She was named an Outstanding Young Iowa Journalist, and was also honored for her investigative reporting, as well as coverage of breaking news, education and editorial writing.

In addition to working for the Foundation, Ashley is a SEO analyst for a marketing agency in West Des Moines, Iowa, where she oversees digital strategy for her clients. 

Role with the USA Triathlon Foundation:  Content Creator 

Why are you involved with the USA Triathlon Foundation:  Triathlon has been a major part of my life for more than a decade, and I want others to have the same experiences that I’ve been able to have. Everyone has a story, and I enjoy getting to tell those of our donors and grant recipients, which helps spread the word about the Foundation's mission. 

Years Involved in Multisport: 10+ years

Athletic Background:  Ashley danced (and taught) classical ballet and pointe for nearly 20 years. She began running as cross-training for dance and raced her first triathlon in 2009. Since then, she's completed over 100 races. 

Her multisport accomplishments include four USA Triathlon national champion titles, representing Team USA at the ITU Multisport World Championships in Penticton and two IRONMAN finishes. Having qualified to race four events, she was the youngest woman in contention for Multisport Legend at the 2022 Townsville Multisport World Championships.

As an Athena triathlete, Ashley is passionate about being an example that women of all sizes can accomplish amazing things.