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
Banham Ties NCAA Record in 2OT Win
2/7/2016 - W. Basketball
Rachel Banham's 60 points shattered the Big Ten record and lifted Minnesota to a 112-106 win at Northwestern
Beyoncé Set to Perform at TCF Bank Stadium
2/7/2016 - General Release
Live Nation and the University of Minnesota have announced that Grammy award winner and music icon Beyoncé will perform at TCF Bank Stadium, Monday, May 23.
Black History Month: Lee Hutton
2/8/2016 - Football
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lee Hutton (Football).