Jonathan Shaw
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Head Coach - 1st Season
Alma Mater: Union, 2011
Phone: 606.546.1307


  • Jonathan Shaw, a former Union College standout goalkeeper, enters his seventh season as a member of the Bulldogs men's soccer coaching staff. After serving six seasons as an assistant coach, Shaw was named the head coach in June of 2017.
  • Shaw, a native of Merseyside, England, comes into the coaching profession after an outstanding four-year career as a Bulldog.
  • In his senior season of 2010, Shaw was named to the All-AAC First Team at goalkeeper for the second straight year. In his career, he was named NAIA National Player of the Week on two occasions (is the only player in program history to do so), and was a three-time AAC Defensive Player of the Week.
  • Shaw also etched his name into the Union College record books. At the time of his graduation, he held the program record for shutouts in a career (17) and was tied for first in shutouts in a season (7). which he set in 2009. He ranks second all-time in career saves with 281.
  • Before coming across the pond to Union, Shaw played for the Tranmere Rover's School of Excellence, and the Chester City School of Excellence and youth team during his up bringing. 
  • Helped coach Knox Country Central middle school soccer team during their inaugural season.
  • In 2015, Shaw was named team captain and goalkeeper of the Knoxville Force of the National Premier Soccer League.
  • Shaw graduated from Union in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and holds an FA Coaching Certificate, a USSF D License and NSCAA Level 3 Goalkeeper License. Shaw is currently working on getting his USSF C License.
  • He earned his Masters Degree in Education from Union in 2013.
Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2017 Men's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Jack Smith*FRMF6-0212Porta Down, England Belfast Metropolitan College
1Cameron McConnachieJRGK6-1197Orkney Islands, ScotlandLake Tahoe CC
2Cameron SmithJRF6-1195Strathblane, ScotlandEdinburgh Napier University
3Duarte RebeloSOMF5-10149Lisbon, PortugalEscola secundaria de Camoes
4Jack LewisJRD6-1183Surrey, EnglandGlyn School
5Steve BeilbySRD5-10167York, EnglandYork College
6Louis NuttalJRMF6-0159Manchester, EnglandHaslingden High School
7Donja SmithJRF5-8174St. Elizabeth, JamaicaMeridian College
8Craig EllisJRD6-0165Cheshire, EnglandCalday Grammar
9Alex SmithSRF5-4141Montego Bay, JamaicaCornwall College
10Luke HitchmanSRMF6-3192Abergavenny, WalesUpton-by-Chester High School
11Caeser HjertenFRMF5-9152Ulricehamn, Sweden Tingsholmsgymnasiet
12Justin WilkinsonJRMF6-1160Bristol, EnglandBrooke House College
13Alex HendrieFRMF5-9142Kent, EnglandSittingbourne CC
14Callum MacDonaldJRD5-10158Newton Stewart, ScotlandDouglas Ewart High School
15Tanner ForrestSRD6-1186La Grange, Ky.Oldham County High School
16Rushane McClymontJRD6-2245Manchester, JamaicaEastern Florida State College
17Will DavidsonSRMF6-0158Banbridge, Northern IslandSouthern Regional College
18Edwin GarciaJRF6-0147Germantown, Md. Tates Creek High School
19George DoyleFRF6-2155Huddersfield, EnglandHuddersfield New College
20Ryan ColemanFRF6-0154London, EnglandUrsuline College
21Peter MichaelSRD6-1157London, EnglandEast Barnet
22Stewart FlemingSRMF6-0171Cowbridge, WalesCowbridge Comprehensive School
23Malundu MbabaFRMF6-0168Burban, South Africa Tates Creek High School
24Tyler NixSOMF5-6143Ringgold, Ga. Madison Southern High School
25Sebastian MbayaFRMF6-0162Durban, South Africa Tates Creek High School
26Francisco Bita BotaFRD5-8130Lisbon, PortugalMaria Amalia Vaz de Carvalho
27Josh EdwardFRD5-1178Detroit, Mich.Citronelle HS
28Eli ChavezJRD5-7136Dacula, Ga.Mountain View High School
30Andreas HegsethSOGK6-2179Louisville, Ky.J.M. Atherton High School
31Filipe BarateiroJRGK6-2165Cascals, PortugalColegio Marista de Carcavelos
32Tristan BenadumFRGK6-6253Somerset, Ky.Southewestern HS
33Pedro CastroFRMF5-9159Lisbon, PortugalEscola Secundaria Vergililo Ferreira
34Cole GroganFRF5-9189Alexander City, Ala.Sylacauga HS
* Redshirt
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Head Coach
1st season
Assistant Coach
1st season
Grad Assistant
1st season