Dr. Ash has been in education for 27 years. He has taught at Smith County High School, Brentwood High School, and LaVergne High School. Dr. Ash taught many things but primarily AP chemistry, honors chemistry, and physics. He has served as the head football coach, head baseball coach, track coach, and basketball coach. Dr. Ash began his administrative career as an assistant principal at LaVergne High School. He then had the privilege of being the first principal at Christiana Middle School. Dr. Ash served in that capacity until he was hired as the principal at Central Magnet.
Dr. Ash has a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education/Chemistry from Tennessee Technological University. He has a Masters in Administration and Supervision from Trevecca Nazarene University. Dr. Ash also has an Educational Specialist degree from Middle Tennessee State University as well as a Doctorate in Education specializing in administration and supervision from Tennessee State University.
Dr. Ash has been married to his wife, Jennifer, for 25 years. The couple has two children, John and Megan.