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"Unlocking Success: How Shane Calvert's College Coaching Experience Elevates Grove United"

Coach Shane Calvert joins Grove United bringing years of college coaching and director of coaching experience to Grove United!

Coach Calvert was the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at NCAA Division II Lees-McRae College, becoming the 10th head coach in the program’s history. Shane’s collegiate coaching experiences also include stops at Wofford College (2015-2017), Clemson University (2014-2015) and his alma mater Tusculum University (2005-2007).

Career highlights include helping coach Clemson to the 2014 ACC Championship and to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament and helping coach Tusculum reach No. 1 in the NCAA Division II national rankings during his time with the team a few years prior.

"We are very excited to bring someone of Coach Calvert's caliber into the Grove United coaching staff. Coach Calvert has worked in some of the the top college environments in the country. He has helped developed national championship winning teams and helped push players on to the pro level. His first-hand experience working with elite players will be crucial in developing and guiding our players to the next level. Coach Calvert has a winning mentality and shares our vision for elite player development," says Grove United president, Justin Grove

In addition to his vast college coaching experience, Coach Calvert has been heavily involved in youth development, coaching in several clubs across the country. He was most recently the Executive Director of Cook Inlet SC where he oversaw all aspects of the club.

"I am truly honored to be joining the great staff of Grove United! From the first time I met with Coach Grove, I believed in his vision for the program! I am looking forward with the players and staff to accomplish great things", says Shane Calvert.

Coach Calvert’s qualifications include USSF C License, NSCAA Premier Diploma, and National Goalkeeping License

If you are interested in being developed by Grove United's elite coaching staff, register for an ID session to be evaluated.


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