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
Summer Round-Up: July 28
7/28/2017 - Baseball
University of Minnesota junior left-handed pitcher Nick Lackney will have a chance to impress scouts from the next level when he competes at next month’s Northwoods League Major...
Meet Assistant Coach Jordan Valdez
7/28/2017 - M. Gymnastics
Last week the Gophers announced the addition or Jordan Valdez to the men's gymnastics coaching staff. We were able to take some time to get to know the former national champion and what...
McKee and Schlatter to Represent USA in Finland
7/27/2017 - Wrestling
The United Junior World Wrestling Tournament will be held in Tempere, Finland in just under a week. McKee, along with Assistant Coach Dustin Schlatter, will be representing the red,...