Chris Ashton
Chris  Ashton

Position:
Assistant Athletic Trainer


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Office Phone: 612-625-0723
email: ashto007@umn.edu

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

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Climb to No. 11

1/22/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota is up two places to No. 11 in the nation in the USTFCCCA Week One National Team Rankings.

Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Goldy Edition

1/22/2018 - Spirit Squad

Goldy Gopher and mascot coach Jacob Schauf are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly.

Spring Game Set For April 14, 2018

1/22/2018 - Football

Minnesota will hold its 2018 spring game at 12 p.m. on April 14. The contest will once again be free to the public and will be played at Minnesota’s pristine TCF Bank Stadium.

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