Josh Shapiro
Josh Shapiro

Assistant Coach

Fourth Season

Alma Mater:
Middlebury, '97

Josh Shapiro is now in his fourth season with the Georgetown men's soccer program. In his time on the Hilltop, the Hoyas have posted a record of 24-27-4. In 2009, GU finished third in the BIG EAST's Blue Division and advanced to the conference tournament quarterfinals. Georgetown also received national recognition along the way earning its first spot in the national polls since 2000.

Shapiro handles the day-to-day aspects of the program including recruiting, scouting and the Hoya Soccer Camps.

Shapiro spent the 2005 season at crosstown rival American University, helping the Eagles to the Patriot League regular season championship and defender Phil Purdy to the league's Rookie of the Year award.

In the spring of 2005, the Leonia, N.J. native was an assistant coach at George Mason University, where he was responsible for directing the recruiting effort and planning the Fran O'Leary Indoor Tournament.

Shapiro was the top assistant coach at Lafayette College in 2003 and 2004, helping lead the team to the 2003 Patriot League Championship and a NCAA Tournament appearance. Shapiro was the recruiting coordinator for the Leopards program and successfully recruited numerous all-league selections and the Patriot League Rookie of the Year in 2004

Shapiro, who also coaches Potomac Academy in the U.S. Soccer Development League during the spring and summer, earned a psychology degree from Middlebury College (Vt.) where was a four-year letter winning midfielder. Shapiro played a major role in helping the Panthers to three NCAA Division III Tournaments, including two appearances in the Sweet 16.

Shapiro and his wife Amy have two children, Benjamin and Sophie.

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