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


Minnesota Completes WCHA Sweep

11/18/2017 - W. Ice Hockey

Sydney Baldwin, Emily Brown, and Nicole Schammel scored in the Gophers’ 4-3 win over St. Cloud State.

Live: Gophers vs. Crimson

11/18/2017 - M. Ice Hockey

Follow the action as the Gophers host Harvard on Saturday night at 3M Arena at Mariucci. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. CT.

Live: Gophers vs. Huskies

11/18/2017 - W. Ice Hockey

Follow the action between Minnesota and St. Cloud State on Saturday evening at Ridder Arena.

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