Steve Christensen enters his 26th year as the Cardinals assistant equipment manager, assisting department head Mark Ahlemeier in all phases of the team’s logistical and equipment preparations.
Born in St. Cloud, MN, Christensen attended Bozeman (MT) High School before enrolling at New Mexico State University and later Western Montana College to study Art Education.
After working at both schools as a student equipment manager, Christensen was appointed to the equipment staff at Arizona State University as an assistant in 1982. He remained with the Sun Devils until joining the Cardinals in June of 1988 shortly after the team’s arrival in Arizona. The father of one daughter, Kelsey, Christensen resides in Chandler, AZ.
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