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

10/29/2014 - General ReleaseListen to This Week's Gopher Sports Podcast
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10/29/2014 - W. Ice HockeyGophers Welcome Beavers for WCHA Series
10/29/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers Fall in Four to Indiana
10/29/2014 - M. SwimmingPack The Pool
10/28/2014 - General ReleaseGophers' Graduation Success Rate Climbs
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10/28/2014 - W. BasketballWatch: Gopher Media Day Live Replay
10/29/2014 - W. VolleyballGame Day Live: Gophers vs. Indiana
10/28/2014 - W. VolleyballGophers' Road Journey Starts At Indiana
10/29/2014 - W. GolfKuenster Earns B1G Weekly Honor
10/27/2014 - General ReleaseRichard Pitino Blog: Maroon/Gold
10/28/2014 - M. Ice HockeyBoyd Named First Star of the Week