ALUMNI NEWS: Former Lady Saluqi Ashley Shields new Arlington High girls basketball head coach

Former All-American Lady Saluqi Ashley Shields made history in 2007 as the first-ever community college player drafted into the WNBA. She won a title with Detroit a year later and went on to enjoy a professional career in Israel, Slovokia and Poland for nearly a decade. Today, she is the new head coach of the Arlington High Lady Tigers basketball team in Arlington, TN.

Former head coach of Mitchell High School, Shields also is a member of the Memphis Sports Amateur Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Ashley!

Ashley Shields received her Memphis Amateur Sports Hall of Fame plaque at the Hilton Memphis in 2018.

Ashley Shields receives her Memphis Amateur Sports Hall of Fame plaque at the Hilton Memphis in 2018.


Scoop - May/June 2020