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
No. 3 Gophers to Host Korea
9/20/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
Minnesota unofficially opens its 2017-18 with an exhibition game against the Korea's women's national team this Sunday.
Home Events Round-Up: Sept. 21-24
9/20/2017 - General Release
Don't miss the upcoming home competitions for your favorite Golden Gopher teams.
Gopher Wrestling Tickets Now On Sale
9/20/2017 - Wrestling
Season tickets and single match tickets are now available for the University of Minnesota Wrestling 2017-2018 season.