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.
Senior Scope: Margaret Eggert
7/25/2016 - W. Volleyball
Gophersports.com caught up with Margaret Eggert as she prepares for her senior year.
Campbell Gains Gophers Intern Experience
7/25/2016 - Student-Athlete Affairs
Baseball's Cody Campbell is interning within Gopher Athletics as well as Be the Match this summer.
Top Ten 2015-16: Clutch Moments
7/22/2016 - General Release
Everybody loves Top 10 lists, so Gopher Sports is making 10 of them this summer! Re-live 10 different "Top 10" countdown lists from the 2015-16 Gopher Sports season.