Chris Ashton  
Chris Ashton

Assistant Athletic Trainer

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 Rehabilitation
Muscle Energy Techniques

Latest News

10/6/2015 - FootballGame 6: Minnesota at Purdue
10/6/2015 - General ReleaseGophers in the Polls: October 6
10/5/2015 - W. VolleyballGophers Move up in the Rankings
10/5/2015 - W. Ice HockeyBorder Battle Game to Air on BTN
10/5/2015 - M. BasketballMaroon-Gold Scrimmage Set for October 25
10/3/2015 - M. Cross CountryEric Colvin Picks Up TC 5K Title
10/05/2015 - FootballUnder the Helmet: Theiren Cockran
09/22/2015 - FootballGame 4: Ohio at Minnesota
09/23/2015 - M. Ice HockeyGophers Set TV Schedule, Game Times
09/22/2015 - W. VolleyballGophers Ready to Begin Big Ten Season