Jim Marshall is a charter member of the Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) Hall of Fame and is one of the pioneers of Athletic Training in Minnesota. Marshall took over as Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Minnesota in 1975, after serving as an assistant to Lloyd "Snapper" Stein for 14 years. Marshall has been a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) since he was a student at the University of Notre Dame. He has served as Athletic Trainer at numerous Minnesota State High School League tournaments and for various high school teams in Twin City area conferences during his time as the Athletic Trainer at the U of M. Although Marshall's college career was interrupted by four years of service on US Navy submarines during the Korean conflict, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Notre Dame in 1959. Marshall then received his certification in Physical Therapy from the Mayo Clinic in 1961.
Charter Member 1993