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

7/31/2015 - FootballGophers at B1G Media Days
8/3/2015 - W. VolleyballGopher Spotlight: Taylor Morgan
8/2/2015 - M. BasketballMeet the Men's Basketball Newcomers
7/31/2015 - W. BasketballKelley Makes WNBA Debut
7/31/2015 - W. Ice HockeyMeet the Newcomers: Sophie Skarzynski
7/31/2015 - W. SoccerSummer Scope: Taylor Stainbrook
07/29/2015 - Student-Athlete AffairsIsackson's Passion Takes Him to Haiti
07/28/2015 - W. VolleyballGopher Spotlight: Toni Alugbue
07/28/2015 - W. SoccerFreshman Spotlight: Emily Peterson
07/30/2015 - W. GolfTwo Named All-American Scholars