Dwight Shaw Named Hostos Head Women’s Basketball Mentor

Erik Smiles, Director of Athletics, Recreation and Intramurals at Hostos Neighborhood Faculty is happy to announce that Dwight Shaw has been chosen to guide the Women’s Basketball program.

“It is an honor and a privilege to welcome Coach Shaw back again to Hostos” Said Smiles. “From the starting of the lookup course of action Coach Shaw stood out as a chief and an individual who took significantly the activity of mentoring college student athletes not only on the court but academically on their journey to continuing their schooling and developing them as persons.”

Smiles continued, “Coach Shaw’s past encounters, recruiting network and concentrate on participant advancement have geared up him to direct this program and go on the large stage of good results it has appreciated not only successful championships but preparing and putting college student athletes at senior schools.”

“I am honored to be picked to direct this software, the achievements that they have had in this article is anything distinctive and I glimpse ahead to the challenge of continuing the custom” Said Shaw.

Shaw added, “The custom below is more then profitable, it is currently being energetic in the group, establishing these youthful women as persons and making ready them for transferring on to a senior school whilst also making ready them academically to graduate and have the applications to be thriving academically.”

Prior to returning to Hostos Shaw spent the 2020-2021 season as the head coach at Bronx Neighborhood Faculty exactly where he around saw a thriving recruitment energy to rebuild the application. The roster that Mentor Shaw assembled was ready to compete for a championship but however the year was reduce shorter owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Before his stint as the head coach at Bronx Group School Coach Shaw was an assistant coach for the Hostos Men’s Basketball application from 2018 to 2020. Shaw was a main component of the Caiman Men’s Basketball plans results assisting tutorial the Caimans to the 2020 CUNYAC Championship and the Location XV Championship which gained the Caimans a place at the 2020 NJCAA Nationals. Coach Shaw also performed an instrumental purpose in mentoring several Caiman Men’s Basketball student athletes on to the senior college amount helping placed more than a dozen pupil athletes at the D1, D2 and D3 ranges. As an assistant mentor with the Caimans just one of Mentor Shaw’s primary tasks on staff members was the pre-period conditioning method which has been a huge element of the coaching staff’s implementation of the Caiman’s up and down fast-paced tempo and model of play. His other key accountability was performing as the “defensive coordinator” for the Caimans. Coach Shaw has played a crucial purpose in creating the complete court docket stress defensive system that has brought the Caimans so a great deal results. 

Prior to his time with the Caimans Coach Shaw aided guide the Nazareth Regional Significant School Girls’ Basketball software from 2010-2018 as the varsity assistant and head JV coach. Mentor Shaw was dependable for player enhancement at Nazareth the place he oversaw the progress of a nationally notable scholastic basketball plan. Through his time at Nazareth Coach Shaw designed dozens of faculty gamers like eight McDonalds All-Americans that would go on to engage in Division A person basketball.  

Coach Shaw has also been a significant existence in New York City’s ladies grassroots basketball scene. At present Coach Shaw is a method coordinator for Castle Athletics in which his target is on youth participant enhancement for elementary and center faculty age girls. Just before signing up for Castle Athletics Shaw put in 2016-2020 as a coach with the New Heights ladies AAU method patrolling the sidelines with the 16U and 17U groups which have produced numerous Division A person scholarship gamers. Mentor Shaw is also no stranger to the gridiron. Considering that 2016 Coach Shaw has been the Assistant Varsity Football Coach at Holy Cross High University.

Shaw, presently a Bodily Education and learning teacher at Nazareth Regional Higher College in Brooklyn, New York graduated from Brooklyn College in 2010 with a dual diploma in Bodily Training and Training Science.

Courtesy of Hostos Athletics