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
Top Teams Collide as Gophers Host Indiana
5/5/2016 - Baseball
The top two teams in the Big Ten standings are set for a clash at Siebert Field this weekend.
Ryba Named to All-Big Ten Team
5/5/2016 - W. Tennis
Caroline Ryba has been named to the All-Big Ten Team for her excellence this season, the conference announced.
Coaches Hit the Highway for 2016 Gopher Road Trip
5/4/2016 - General Release
The department's annual adventure around the state of Minnesota will log more than 1,000 miles this June