Head Coach Andy Shaw completed his seventh season as Head Coach of Allen Community College in the 2018-19 season. The Men's Basketball team had the best start to the season under the guidance of Coach Shaw with a record of 10-1 through the first 11 games. The Red Devils defeated several nationally recognized programs such as NOC Tonkawa, State Fair Community College, and 11th nationally ranked Moberly Area Community College during their win streak early in the season. Midway through the season, the Red Devils suffered some adversity with a 7 game losing streak, but fortunately the team snapped out of it and finished the season strong, winning their last 3 games of the regular season to finish with a winning record of 16-15 overall.
In the 2017-18 season the Red Devils finished 10-21 overall on the season, and 8-18 in the Jayhawk Conference. Coach Shaw knotched several signature wins headlined by defeating Barton on the road and also defeating Hutchinson later in the season. The 68-65 win at Barton County was the first time in program history that the Red Devils defeated the Cougars in Great Bend, and was also the first time Shaw has defeated Barton as a head coach. The win over the Hutchinson Blue Dragons was also a first for Shaw as the Red Devils held on for a 87-86 victory in the final moments.
In the 2016-17 season the Red Devils finished the season with an overall record of 13-18, and finished with a record of 10-16 in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. The Red Devils had two sophomores earn All-Conference selections, with DaRon Mims earning First Team All- Conference, and Quentin Blaue earning Honorable Mention All-Conference in the KJCCC. From the 2016-17 team, 6 sophomores have earned scholarships to continue playing basketball at 4 year universities.
In the 2015-16 season, Coach Shaw led the Red Devils to their third consecutive winning season, as the Red Devils once again finished the season with a record of 16-15. This marked the third season the Red Devils finished at 16-15. Jermaine Long led the way for the Red Devils during this stretch, and earned a scholarship to attend East Tennessee State University.
In the 2014-15 season, Shaw led the Red Devils to a winning season with an overall record of 16-15. The Allen Men’s Basketball program finished 1st place in the Region VI Jayhawk East Division 1 and earned a first round Bye in the Region VI Tournament. That season Allen also finished 3rd overall in the Jayhawk East Conference. The Red Devils were led by Courtney Stockard and Josh Sweet, who were a dynamic combination all year. Sweet continued his career at D2 Nebraska Kearney, while Stockard pursued his dream at the D1 level at St. Bonaventure University in the Atlantic 10 Conferece.
Shaw was a member of the Oklahoma State University Basketball team for two seasons under coach Sean Sutton. Shaw’s role changed after suffering a career ending injury. Shaw decided to begin his path towards a coaching career as he served as a student assistant for one season and a graduate assistant for 2 seasons under coach Travis Ford at Oklahoma State University, while also working on his master's degree in Educational Psychology.
Shaw went to Oklahoma State from Santa Fe High School in Edmond, Oklahoma and was a 4 year starter on the Varsity team. Shaw was named Mr. Santa Fe High School following his senior year. He was invited to participate in the Jim Thorpe All-Star contest and was named the game's Most Valuable Player. While in high school, Shaw was teammates with high-profile athlete’s Ekpe Udoh, the 6th pick in the first round of the 2010 NBA draft to the Golden State Warriors, and Obi Muonelo who attended Oklahoma State University to play basketball. Coaching runs in the family as his father Bill Shaw was an assistant coach for his high school team in Edmond. After Andy finished high school, his father accepted an assistant coaching position at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma.
A member of the Class 6A Oklahoma state champions in 2005 and a state semi-finalist in 2006, Shaw was recruited by Samford University, Binghamton University, and several other schools, but elected to join the Cowboys as a preferred walk-on.
Born July 23, 1987, Shaw is the son of Bill and Patricia Shaw. He has a younger brother, Hayden. Both his mother and father attended Oklahoma State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in health promotions in December of 2009, and completed his master's degree in educational psychology in the summer of 2011.
Shaw and his wife Whitney, the Head Volleyball Coach at Allen, have a daughter Tatum.