Mission

Pinnacle Hoops mission is to build confidence in young athletes through the sport of basketball and to push them to perform at their highest level each time they step on the court by focusing on mental and physical preparation throughout our trainings, camps, clinics and team practices.

Ashley Graham

Ashley graduated from Redmond High School in 2003. She helped lead the Mustangs to their three best state finishes in school history. Her senior year, she was awarded the KingCo Conference MVP, and was named to the All-State team. For her efforts on and off the court, she was also named the Female Student-Athlete of the Year by the Seattle Times. After high school, Ashley attended Santa Clara University on a full-ride athletic scholarship. Over her four year career, Ashley set a number of school records in assists, scoring, and shooting percentages. She still holds the record for the most three pointers made in one game (9). She also was only the 16th player is school history to score over 1,000 points. Since graduating from SCU in 2007 with a degree in psychology and a minor in philosophy, Ashley has played five years of professional basketball overseas. She has competed in a number of countries including Turkey, Belgium, Slovakia, Ukraine, and Romania. In 2012, Ashley set the Guinness World Record for the most free throws made in one minute (40).

By building a player’s skills foundation and increasing their basketball knowledge, Ashley’s goal is to help players to improve their game and compete with confidence. She has been training players for over a decade working with both boys and girls from 3rd grade up to the collegiate level. 

 

cARLY fROMDAHL

Carly is from Chino, CA and made her way up the PNW by way of hoops. She played Division 1 basketball at Portland State University for two years and then transferred to Seattle University for another 2 years. She played the post position for both teams and was a standout defender. She then continued her passion for the game becoming a graduate assistant for the Seattle U Redhawks, graduating in 2008 with her degree in Business Marketing. Carly started playing basketball entering her freshman year of HS in summer basketball. She was inspired by former teammate and gold medal Olympian, Diana Taurasi to tryout. Just as Diana inspired her, Carly wants to inspire and empower female athletes to be gritty, mentally and physically. She has over 10 years of experience coaching at all levels (Seattle U, Bellevue College, Liberty HS, Team Concept, Friends of Hoop, ECBA, Pinnacle Hoops, Bishop Blanchet HS) and is currently Varsity Assistant at Bishop Blanchet High School. Coach Carly specializes in power forward/center skill development and toughness training. Her favorite part of the game is playing defense and frustrating her opponents.