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

11/24/2014 - General ReleaseBlack Friday Sale Begins at 7 p.m.
11/25/2014 - FootballGame 12: Minnesota at Wisconsin
11/26/2014 - W. BasketballGame Preview: Minnesota vs. Vanderbilt
11/26/2014 - M. Ice Hockey'U' Set for Two in Boston
11/27/2014 - M. BasketballGame Preview: Minnesota vs. Georgia
11/26/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers Fall in Five to No. 20 OSU
11/26/2014 - Student-Athlete AffairsCelebrating Thanksgiving at Children's Hospital
11/26/2014 - M. BasketballMinnesota Falls to St. John's, 70-61
11/26/2014 - W. Ice HockeyGophers Travel East to Face Tigers
11/26/2014 - M. BasketballGame Day Live: Gophers vs. Red Storm
11/26/2014 - W. VolleyballGame Day Live: Gophers at Ohio State
11/25/2014 - W. BasketballBanham Lifts Gophers Over Jaguars, 107-62
11/25/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers Close Out Regular Season This Week