John Blackshear  
John Blackshear

Position:
Equipment Manager


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John "Jay-Bee" Blackshear serves as the Equipment Manger for the Golden Gopher Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Men's Gymnastics, Men's Cross Country and Baseball programs. His duties also include co-managing the day-to-day equipment operations in the Bierman Building.

Well-known throughout the Twin Cities, Blackshear appears regularly on the KQRS Morning Show (92.5 FM), the Tom Barnard Podcast and the Bob and Mike Show on 105 the Ticket (105.1/105.3/105.7 FM).

A certified Athletic Equipment Manager since 2004, Blackshear earned his degree in Sociology with a minor in Coaching from the University of Minnesota in 1989.

Latest News

3/27/2015 - General ReleaseGopher Hockey Live: UMD
3/26/2015 - Unlimited DanceUnlimited Dance Marathon Set for Saturday
3/26/2015 - General ReleasePride On Ice: Big Ten Sweep (Episode 6)
3/26/2015 - General ReleasePitino Blog: Final Thoughts on the Season
3/26/2015 - W. BasketballZahui B. Named Wade Trophy Finalist
3/27/2015 - W. GymnasticsMable Earns All-America Accolades
03/25/2015 - General Release82 Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Laurels
03/26/2015 - W. BasketballGophers Break Records Under Stollings
03/26/2015 - M. GymnasticsGophers Set for B1G Championships