John Shaffer enters his third season as the Mansfield University women's head soccer coach.
In January 2019 that it removed the interim tag from women's soccer Head Coach John Shaffer.
He is just the second head coach of the Mountaineer program that was founded in 2002.
Prior to earning the full-time position, Shaffer was named interim head coach of the Mansfield University women's soccer program before the start of the 2018 season.
Shaffer came to Mansfield University after serving as head coach of the boys’ soccer program at Wellsboro High School since 2010. Under his watch, Shaffer greatly enhanced the soccer program at Wellsboro and guided the Hornets to a District IV Championship and appearance in the Elite 8 of the PIAA State Tournament in 2017. He was named the NTL Coach of the Year following the 2013 season.
Shaffer also brings club coaching experience, training a variety of teams within the STN Northpenn organization for the past six years, including five years of coaching girls U13 – U18 teams. With STN, Shaffer created team training plans, assisted players in the college recruiting process, and served as the goalie specific coach for two years.
Shaffer received a bachelors of education from Kutztown University in 2007 and a masters of education from Edinboro University in 2011. He holds certificates from the NSCAA/United Soccer Coaches and earned a U.S. Soccer E License.
Coach John Shaffer
Now it’s the Adults turn to play.
Adult CoEd Tournament is 31-Jul at the Line Mountain Recreation Fields.