Damon Shaw, Swieqi United

UEFA A Futsal Coach with experience in Spain, UK and Malta, the UEFA Futsal Champions League as well as many International tournaments and events

Date of Birth (Age): Feb 23, 1984 (35)
Place of Birth: Blackburn
Citizenship: British
Club: Swieqi United, Malta
Qualifications: UEFA A Futsal (RFEF Level 2), UEFA B Futsal, Monitor Futsal, FA Futsal Level 2, FA Football Level 2. CRB checked, licensed coach. FA Futsal Tutor.

Stats below only as head coach in national leagues/cups (i.e. not junior, university, or as assistant)

Career stats

Number of club manager jobs: 3
Longest time at club: 8 seasons (Middlesbrough)
Cups: 3
Leagues: 0
Promotions: 1
Relegations: 0
Best league finish: 3rd

British University Champion: 2007, 2010, 2012
BUCS Trophy: 2009
FA Futsal League North: 2009
FA Futsal Plate: 2010

Biggest win: 19-0 vs East Coast (h), 8 April 2012
Biggest defeat: 1-10 vs Luxol (n), 7 March 2019
Best cup finish: Quarter final
Best league position: 3rd

Games played
143
Games won
69
Games drawn
16
Games lost
58

Tactics

Preferred formation
3-1
Playing mentality
Attacking
Pressing style
High
Marking style
Individual
Coaching style
Calm

0 %
Win percentage
0
Games managed
0
Games won

Career history

Head coach & technical director

  • Current role working in Malta as technical director for the futsal section of Swieqi United
  • Senior team head coach
  • Academy coach
  • Projects include: developing a new futsal academy; setting a technical syllabus for the club’s futsal provision; scouting players and recruiting for the senior team and u21s

Head coach

  • First team manager
  • Promoted in first season to Super League
  • Battled relegation with a young team in the Super League
  • Academy manager
  • Developed club academy structure from 5s through to adult, coaching the coaches and some of the teams.

Under-14 Assistant coach

  • Assistant coach in the top league in Spain
  • Over 40 matches, 120 training sessions
  • Runners-up in the Spanish Cup, losing to FC Barcelona in the
    final
  • Analysed and scouted opposition for all 30 league/cup matches
  • Led one third of all training sessions, goalkeeper training
    and physical training

Under-19 B, head coach

  • First coaching role in Spain
  • Finished in team’s highest ever position, 7th in
    the Third Division
  • 3 players promoted to the A team

Assistant coach

  • Competed twice in the preliminary round of the UEFA Futsal Cup
    in Sweden (2013) and Poland (2014)
  • Assistant coach to former Cyprus national team coach in 2013
  • Assistant coach to Steve Chatila in 2014
Head coach/manager
 
  • FA Futsal League North winners 2009
  • National league finals (Playoff/Super League) 2009, 2012, 2013
  • FA Futsal Cup plate winner 2010
  • 8 international players
Head coach/manager
 
  • British University Futsal Championship winner 2007, 2010, 2012
  • British University Futsal Championship Semifinal 2008, 2011
  • British University Futsal Trophy winner 2009
  • Played twice in the European Universities Futsal Championship and holding the highest ever finish for a British team, 11th place in 2010