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


Gophers Look Inside in Win at Kent State

11/24/2015 - W. Basketball

Minnesota scored 22 points in the paint in the fourth quarter to come away with an 85-73 road win.

Minnesota Hosts Huskies This Weekend

11/24/2015 - M. Ice Hockey

Minnesota opens the series on Friday, Nov. 27 and concludes the two-game meeting on Sunday, Nov. 29.

Game 12: Wisconsin at Minnesota

11/23/2015 - Football

Minnesota hosts Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. The game can be watched on Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

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