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 Top North Dakota, 3-0
8/26/2016 - W. Soccer
Minnesota soccer earned a 3-0 win on Friday night to stay undefeated in the 2016 season.
Gophers Set to Open 2016 Season
8/24/2016 - W. Volleyball
Minnesota opens the 2016 season in Palo Alto, Calif., and set to face San Diego and No. 11 Stanford.
2016-17 Men's Basketball Schedule Announced
8/25/2016 - M. Basketball
The Gophers 2016-17 schedule was unveiled Thursday in conjunction with the Big Ten Conference schedule announcement.