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

9/27/2014 - FootballGophers Claim Little Brown Jug
9/29/2014 - W. BasketballGophers TV Broadcast Schedule Finalized
9/27/2014 - General ReleaseTickets Available for Northwestern Game
9/29/2014 - W. VolleyballGopher Spotlight: Adrianna Nora
9/29/2014 - M. Ice HockeyGophers Open Year as Preseason Favorites
9/27/2014 - M. Cross CountryGophers Finish Third in Close Griak Race
9/29/2014 - W. SoccerPafko Named B1G Defensive POW
09/28/2014 - W. SoccerSchultz Scores Golden Goal in 2OT
09/27/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers Fall In Four to Penn State
09/28/2014 - W. TennisBrichacova Falls at All-Americans