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
Gophers Win with Highest Score in B1G
3/25/2017 - M. Gymnastics
Minnesota wrapped its regular season with a statement win at Nebraska on Saturday, with a final score of 426.950-425.550.
Gophers Fall to Notre Dame
3/25/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Connor Reilly and Vinni Lettieri scored for the Gophers while Eric Schierhorn made 26 saves in goal for the Maroon & Gold.
The Cardiac Gophers Win In Comeback Fashion
3/25/2017 - Softball
The gritty No. 8/8 University of Minnesota Gophers went into the seventh down by two to the Nebraska Cornhuskers but battled to a 5-4 comeback victory this afternoon.