Coach Ashley Hutchcraft grew up in Conway, Arkansas, and played basketball for her father, John Hutchcraft, at Guy-Perkins High School. As a player, Hutchcraft led Guy-Perkins to state basketball titles in 2001, 2002, 2003—earning MVP honors all three years. After high school Hutchcraft was a member of the University of Central Arkansas Lady Sugar Bears basketball team. In 2008, Coach Hutchcraft became the head girl’s basketball coach at Conway Christian High School. She led the Lady Eagles to the 2A State Finals and the school’s first state championship in 2010. With this victory she became the youngest coach to win a basketball state championship in the state of Arkansas. Coach Hutchcraft is in her tenth season as the head coach of the Conway Lady Wampus Cats, a team she led to win the 7A State Championship in 2014. In 2016, Coach Hutchcraft was selected by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as one of the top 30 coaches under 30 years old in women’s basketball.