Office Phone: 612-625-0723
Chris Ashton is entering his twelfth season as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University of Minnesota working with the Golden Gopher Football team. Ashton, a Wheeling, WV native, graduated from West Virginia University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education in Athletic Training. Ashton is familiar with the Big Ten, working as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the University of Michigan football program from 2000-2002. He received his Masters' of Science degree in Kinesiology from Michigan in April 2002 prior to his arrival at Minnesota. Ashton has presented at numerous conferences at the local, regional, and national levels on topics including concussion evaluation & management, athletic pubaligia, shoulder instability, and trauma injuries. He is the current Vice-President of the Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association.
Chris and his wife Kayla reside in Robbinsdale, MN.Clinical Interests
Concussion Recognition and Management
Functional RehabilitationMuscle Energy Techniques
Duo Named Patty Kazmaier Finalists
2/23/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Kelly Pannek and Sarah Potomak are among the top-10 finalists for the 2017 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award.
Black History Month: Dana (Joubert) Hayes
2/24/2017 - W. Basketball
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great.
Traffic Advisory: Busy Weekend on Campus
2/23/2017 - General Release
Fans are advised to plan extra time for travel and parking on campus this Friday and Saturday due to multiple events taking place.