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

10/21/2014 - FootballGame 8: Minnesota at Illinois
10/24/2014 - M. Ice HockeyGophers Score Five in Win over BSU
10/24/2014 - W. Ice HockeyNo. 1 Gophers Top No. 9 North Dakota, 5-2
10/24/2014 - W. SoccerGophers Shutout Terps, 1-0
10/24/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers Set to Host Iowa Saturday Night
10/22/2014 - General ReleaseListen to This Week's Gopher Sports Podcast
10/24/2014 - W. BasketballVideo: Stollings on Style of Play
10/23/2014 - W. SoccerGophers Gear Up for Final Homestand
10/24/2014 - SoftballGophers Cap Fall With Two Wins
10/22/2014 - M. Ice HockeyGophers Host BSU for Home Opener
10/24/2014 - Student-Athlete AffairsGopher Athletics Host Inaugural Pro Day