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 Thursday
11/23/2014 - W. BasketballGophers Defeat Memphis, 68-62
11/22/2014 - M. BasketballWalker Leads Gophers Past UMBC, 69-51
11/24/2014 - W. TrackGophers Sign Seven for 2015-16
11/22/2014 - W. Cross CountryBerkholtz Leads Gophers at NCAA Meet
11/22/2014 - M. Cross CountryBartnik Closes Out Season at NCAAs
11/21/2014 - M. BasketballGame Preview: Minnesota vs. UMBC
11/22/2014 - W. Ice HockeyGophers Earn Sweep Over Mavericks
11/23/2014 - W. BasketballGame Day Live: Minnesota at Memphis