Damon Shaw

Head coach of Solomon Islands, with experience in Spain, UK, Malta, Malaysia, Poland & Sweden. Experience in the UEFA Futsal Champions League and FIFA Futsal World Cup, as well as many international tournaments and events.

Date of Birth (Age): Feb 23, 1984 (39)
Place of Birth: Blackburn
Citizenship: British
Current position: Head coach Solomon Islands
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

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Career history

Download CV here: https://damonshaw.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/DAMON-SHAW-CV-2021-futsal-v2.pdf

Head coach of Solomon Islands National Futsal Team

Head coach of Skoftebyns IF Futsal in the Svenska Futsalligan

Head coach of Śląsk Wrocław in the 2. Liga in Poland.

I was performance analyst for the Kurukuru in the World Cup in Lithuania.

Head coach for Perak FA in the Malaysia Premier Futsal League. Season cancelled due to covid-19 after 2 months. Perak didn’t enter a team into the MPFL 2021.

Head coach & technical director

  • Worked 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
  • Competed with top teams with a young squad in the Super League. Including a 3-3 draw with Helvecia, and an unfortunate 6-5 defeat to champions Reading Escolla.
  • Academy manager
  • Developed club academy structure from 5s through to adult, coaching the coaches and some of the teams.
  • Head coach.
  • Finished 2nd in both BUCS leagues.

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
  • 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