Shawn has also traveled the world through soccer and has coached teams that competed in East Asia and Northern Iraq, where he helped develop a local soccer league as a means of bringing local communities together, and to help combat insurgent infiltrations of local villages. Shawn began playing soccer in Trinidad & Tobago at the Mucurapo Boys R.C. School and Mucurapo Jr Secondary School and Ross Land United. His playing success also earned him the privilege of representing Trinidad & Tobago at the U16 level. Read his Resume Bellow.
- NSCAA – Level VI diploma
- Washington State D coaching license
- NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Soccer certification
- FA level 1 Coaching Certification
- Level 1 PREPARE (National Center for Sports Safety)
- 1991-1992 - San Diego CA- SYSA Asst Coach U17 Girls
- 1995-1996 - Orange Park FL- YMCA U10/U15 Boys
- 1995-1997 - Clay County FL- Clay County Soccer Club
- 1997-1999 - USS CARL Vinson (US NAVY) Armed Forces League
- 2008-2009 - South County Football Club Personal Skills Trainer
- 2010-2011 - Trinity Lutheran College – Assistant Coach
- 2011 Feb- 2011 July - Tyne-castle FC U23 Head Coach
- 2011-2012 - MRFC U15 & U16 Head Coach
- 2011 July-Present - ( NWN)North West Nationals soccer club boys U17/U18 Blue Head Coach (RCL)
- 1998 - US Navy Col Usher Armed Forces Soccer tournament, took 1st place in this multi-national tournament competing against teams from Canada, Korea, Australia, Chile and United Kingdom.
- 1998-1999 - East Asia Tour, coached exhibition games against 1st division teams from Singapore, Hong Kong, Perth Australia, Fremantle Australia, Tasmania, Abu Dhabi, completing a successful cultural exchange.
- 2008-2009 - Key West Iraq developed a local soccer league in Northern Iraq as a means of bringing local communities together, emphasized soccer as a means to combat insurgent infiltrations of local villages.
- 2011 – (Winter) Built an Amateur men’s team to play in the SPSL, won 1st Division and promoted to Premier Division.
- 2011 - (Spring) Took 3rd place in (SPSL)Premier Division first year up. Earned a seat in the US Adult Amateur Regional Tournament 2012.
- 2011 – Entered a new U17 boys team into the Washington state youth soccer RCL div 4 and placed 3rd with only 10 players assigned to team.
- 2013 - Took 3rd place overall at the Portland FC winter college showcase, with a 3rd Div. team. Player Experience:
- 1982-1984 - Mucurapo Boys R.C. School, Trinidad & Tobago
- 1984-1986 - Mucurapo Jr Secondary, Trinidad & Tobago
- 1984-1986 - Ross Land United (Premier Men’s club) Trinidad & Tobago
- 1985-1986 - National Team U16, Trinidad & Tobago Soccer Federation
- 1991-1992 - Tornado, 2nd Division, San Diego Adult Soccer Assoc., San Diego, CA
- 1997-1999 - CARL Vinson (US NAVY) Armed Forces League, Bremerton, WA