Coach Scot Shaw graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1975. During his senior football season at the state finals, he earned the prestigious IHSAA, Phil N. Eskew award. He graduated from Butler University in 1979 where he was a four-year letterman in football, team Captain, and All Conference for two years.
Coach Shaw was an assistant coach at Concord High School from 1979-1985 where they were the 1984 state runners-up. He was the head football coach at Three Rivers High school (MI) from 1986-2005. Accomplishment at Three Rivers include: State Champions 2003, 17 conference titles, 15 time playoff qualifiers, 9 time Region Coach of the Year, 10 time Wolverine conference Coach of the Year, 2003- Detroit Lions Coach of the Year, MHSFCA Coach of the Year, Detroit Free Press Coach of the Year, and D2 Track state runners-up in 2002.
He was the head football coach at Grandville High School (MI) from 2005-2010 where his teams were two time conference champions and two time playoff qualifiers. Coach Shaw was then as assistant coach at Hope College from 2011–2013. He served as the head football coach in Fort Wayne at Wayne High School in 2014 where his team was the SAC conference champions. He also earned the Indianapolis Colts Coach of the week award.
In 2015, he became the Elkhart Memorial head football coach.
Coach Shaw’s overall coaching record is 200-76. In 2012, he was inducted into the Michigan Football coaches Hall of Fame.
He’s been married to his wife, Terri Shaw, for 36 years. They have a son, Kyle and daughter, Audrey who are both married. Coach Shaw and Terri also have three grandchildren Molly, Micah, and Lawson.