Caylan Ashworth joined Duke Athletics in October 2010 and serves as the Senior Director of Iron Dukes/Endowments & Analytics.
In her current position, Ashworth manages the Iron Dukes operating budget, oversees athletics facilities dedications, develops donor recognition signage across the Duke Athletics Campus, solicits major gifts for Duke Athletics and serves on the senior leadership team for the Deputy Director of Athletics/Development .
Prior to being elevated to her current role in July, 2017, Ashworth served in the capacities of Director of Iron Dukes/Operations, Associate Director of Iron Dukes/Major Gifts and Assistant Director of Athletics Development. Prior to coming to Duke, Ashworth worked as an Account Executive for Genesis Marketing Partners in Cary, N.C. She also served as the Pro Player Manager for North and South America at Prince Sports, Inc., in Bordentown, N.J. While at Prince Sports, Inc., Ashworth was responsible for signing new professional talent, negotiating player contracts, and working closely with sports agents.
A 2004 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Ashworth received a degree in graphic design and computer applications. She was captain of the tennis team in 2004 and voted the team’s Most Valuable Player in 2003.
Ashworth resides in Durham with her husband, Jamie, and their two children, Bryce and Molly.