Ashley "AJ" Jones is the Director, Membership Sales and Services at the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) since joining the team in August 2021. In her role, Jones works with the NACE membership team to develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment and retention plan. Jones is NACE’s primary representative for more than 200 colleges and universities.
Jones served as the Esports Head Coach at Park University in Parkville, MO, from January 2019 to July 2021. In her time at Park University, Jones launched the university’s first esports program. In the greater Kansas City area, Jones has created community and educational partnerships including serving as Chair of the Kansas City Esports Coalition and Outreach Director for KCGameOn. Jones also held the title of Chair-Elect for the NACE Board of Directors prior to her employment in the National Office.