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King University

King University Athletics
1350 King College Rd Bristol, TN 37620
Division 2 Tennessee Southeast
Private Small Competitive team

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Paul Shaw

Paul Shaw was selected as head coach of the Tornado in April of 2020.


Licenses


United States A License


United States Soccer Grassroots Instructor's


United States National Youth


Canadian Soccer Association B


National Coaching Institute Level 4 Coaching Diploma


MSc., Physical Education, Western Illinois


Athlete Honors


9 Academic All-Conference Carolinas honorees


1 Offensive Conference Carolinas Player of the Week


1 Defensive Conference Carolinas Player of the Week


King Highlights


First career win came on March 14, 2021, a 1-0 win over Converse


Year-by-Year Season Recaps


2020-21: In what was a different year, competing in the spring due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tornado finished 1-6-2 overall with a 1-4-2 record in league play. King defeated Converse on March 14 for their first win of the season. The Tornado also played to draws with Erskine, 0-0 and Lees-McRae, 1-1.


Prior to King


Shaw has more than 25 years of coaching experience, spending 14 years as the coaching education director for the Virginia Youth Soccer Association. In that time, his responsibilities included, managing the delivery of US Soccer's Coaching Education Licenses, coach, player and club development. He has also served the state as a head coach for Virginia's Olympic Development Programs' girl's teams, in regional events, Regional ODP Championships and on international tours.


Shaw has also been a national instructor for the United States Soccer Federation, teaching the US Soccer B, C and Instructor's License, guiding coaches both on the field and in the classroom. Along with that, over the last five years, Shaw has served as an East Coast Talent ID Scout for US Soccer's girls' youth national teams. He has coached training sessions at national training centers and identified players for the East Coach National Team Training Pools.


Prior to that, Shaw has college coaching experience as an assistant coach at Western Illinois University and American University, as well as serving as the head coach at Sweet Briar College. Shaw spent 10 years leading the soccer camp program as head coach for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). He also comes with United Soccer League experience and has been the Director of Coaching for a number of youth clubs.


Personal


Shaw earned his Bachelor's degree from Carleton University in 1990 and his Master's in 1999 from Western Illinois University. Shaw and his wife Michelle have 3 daughters, Madalyn, Jaiden and Kyra.

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Alex Butorovich

Butorovich joined the Tornado staff prior to the 2020 season as the graduate assistant for the women's soccer program. She will be working on her MBA following her graduation from Belmont Abbey College in the spring.


Year-by-Year Season Recaps


2020-21: In what was a different year, competing in the spring due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tornado finished 1-6-2 overall with a 1-4-2 record in league play. King defeated Converse on March 14 for their first win of the season. The Tornado also played to draws with Erskine, 0-0 and Lees-McRae, 1-1.


Prior to King


Butorovich came to King after a successful playing career at Belmont Abbey, where she served as a captain in her junior and senior seasons. As a student-athlete, Butorovich earned All-Conference Carolinas honors for each of her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Throughout this past spring, she assisted the Crusaders’ coaching staff with team and individual sessions.

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