John Blackshear
John  Blackshear

Position:
Equipment Manager - Bierman Field Athletic Building


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John Blackshear has been part of the Golden Gopher athletic equipment staff since 1983 and handles all equipment duties for the Gopher baseball, soccer, men's and women's golf and softball teams.

A native of St. Louis, Mo., Blackshear earned a bachelor's degree in sociology and coaching from the University of Minnesota in 1989. He became a Certified Athletic Equipment Manager in 2004.

Blackshear and his son, John Jr., currently reside in southwest Minneapolis.

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New Golf Practice Facility Approved Friday

12/15/2017 - W. Golf

The new golf training center will break ground in spring 2018 and open later in the year.

Construction Update: Basketball Practice Facility

12/15/2017 - M. Basketball

Check out some of the progress on the Gopher men's & women's basketball practice facilities, part of the University of Minnesota Athletes Village project!

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12/13/2017 - W. Volleyball

The University of Minnesota had three individuals garner All-America honors, announced today by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

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