Christian Brothers Academy Athletics

William Ashnault

Coach Ashnault became the CBA Wrestling head coach in the summer of 2018.

Ashnault comes to CBA from Rutgers University, where he has spent six years as Director of Wrestling Operations. In this role, Ashnault was responsible for coordinating logistics between the nationally-ranked wrestling team and the University's athletic department. He also assisted the coaching staff, which produced eight All-Americans, two top-10 national individual finishes, six top-25 finishes as a team during his six years.

Prior to joining the Rutgers staff, Ashnault was the senior captain for the Rutgers team as a student-athlete. Over his collegiate career, which spanned both Lock Haven University and Rutgers, he was a three-time NCAA Tournament qualifier and sported an 81-66 overall record. During his senior season at Rutgers, he finished ranked top-12 in his Division I weight class.

He originally hails from South Plainfield High School in New Jersey. During his high school tenure, Ashnault finished with a 128-25 record and was a four-time state tournament individual qualifier, reaching the state finals in his sophomore season. His South Plainfield team was crowned state champions in three of his four high school seasons.