Ed Lochrie has served as the head football trainer for the University of Minnesota since May 2002.
Lochrie is responsible for the complete health care of the football team and is in daily communication with the head coach. Lochrie arrived in Gold Country from the University of Kansas where he served as the head football trainer during the 2001 season.
Prior to his work at Kansas, he spent seven years (1994-2001) as an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Colorado. Lochrie worked with the Colorado football team for seven years and was also involved with the men's basketball team from 1994-97.
He came to Boulder, Colo., from the University of Denver, where he worked as the head athletic trainer from 1993-94 after serving as an assistant athletic trainer from 1990-93. During his four years at Denver his primary focus was with the men's hockey team.
Lochrie, a Bishop, Calif., native, graduated from the University of Colorado in 1987, earning a bachelor's degree in biology. He earned his master's in physical education from Michigan State in 1990.
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