Graham Shaw

  • NameGraham Shaw
  • PositionHead Coach


Graham Shaw took on the role of Head Coach in July 2015 after a number of years working with Darren Smith in an assistant role since May 2013. Shaw is one of Ireland's most decorated players, earning 151 caps between 2002 and 2009, before embarking on an already impressive coaching career. In 2010, he carved out a unique piece of history by coaching Loreto to the womens Irish Senior Cup title before, on the same day, winning the mens man of the match title in Glenannes success. More recently, he coached Monkstown to their first national title in 99 years with their 2013 Irish Senior Cup. The club have subsequently become the first to win three Irish Hockey League titles in succession under his tutelage. Since taking the helm of the Green Army Shaw has lead the squad back into European A division as well as an impressive 5th place finish in the Hawkes Bay Cup. The team's most notable success under Shaw of course came at the World Cup in London when the Green Army made history by becoming the first Irish sports team to reach a World Cup final and win a silver medal. Shaw's side were further rewarded for their World Cup success as they climbed to an all time high of 8th in the world rankings.

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