Asha Evans came to Vanderbilt from the University of Kansas where she served as an assistant communications director and was the primary media contact for women’s basketball, tennis and rowing.
Prior to that, Evans was at Radford University where she served as the communications coordinator in the athletic’s communications department. At Radford, she served as the primary contact for Radford women’s basketball, women’s lacrosse and volleyball, while assisting with all 15 sports programs. She also served as in-game photographer for various sports and oversaw the Radford communications department internship program.
Prior to Radford, Evans worked at the University of Connecticut as an athletic communications assistant (2018-2019), Newberry College as an athletic communications assistant (2017-2018), Western Carolina University as a media relations game day assistant (2016-2017), a runner at the 2017 Southern Conference Basketball Tournament and a media relations intern for the Greenville Drive (2016). While at Newberry, she was recognized by College Sports Information Directors of America for her feature writing in the 2018 Fred Stabley Sr. writing contest.
Evans has worked two NCAA Division I Basketball Tournaments. In her first role, she served as a quote taker for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament First & Second Rounds in Charlotte, N.C. This experience prepared her to be the Assistant Media Coordinator for the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball First & Seconds Rounds in Storrs, Conn.
Evans is currently pursuing a Masters of Art in Sport Administration from Northwestern University. She graduated from Western Carolina University in December of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport Management and a Bachelor of Science in Communications with a concentration in broadcasting.
A CoSIDA member, Evans is a native of Newton, North Carolina and is married to Arianna, and has a daughter, Mia.