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.
Gophers Undefeated in Doubles on Day One
10/19/2017 - M. Tennis
Gopher Men's Tennis opened the ITA Central Region Championships tournament with a 10-2 record in the opening rounds of singles and doubles play at Baseline Tennis Center on Thursday.
Home Events Round-Up: Oct. 19-25
10/19/2017 - General Release
Don't miss the upcoming home competitions for your favorite Gopher teams on campus.
Gophers Begin Play at ITA Regionals
10/19/2017 - W. Tennis
The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team began play at the ITA Central Regional Tournament in Lawrence Kan. with six singles participants advancing and three of their four...