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John Shaw

Assistant, Sports Performance/Speed Development


John Shaw enters his first season in the NFL ranks. He joins the Titans after spending the past five years in college coaching, including most recently a brief stint as the Director of Speed Development at the University of Washington, where he was hired in January.

Prior to his time at Washington, Shaw was the Director of Speed Development for two seasons on the strength and conditioning staff at the University of Arizona (2022-23). He was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for two seasons at the University of Missouri (2020-21) and one campaign at the University of Kansas (2019).

The Mobile, Ala., native began his collegiate playing career as a defensive back at the University of Alabama at Birmingham before transferring to Belhaven University (Jackson, Miss.) to finish his career. He then took his first steps into coaching at Belhaven as a Graduate Assistant/Cornerbacks Coach and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. For the next 12 years, he coached athletes at the high school level in Alabama and Mississippi, including the final six years as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Defensive Backs Coach for St. Paul's Episcopal (Mobile, Ala.) High School.