SJ State College Coaches Dominic Doty & Shane Carew Join Sporting

March 31, 2014

Dominic Doty and Shane Carew joined the Santa Clara Sporting Club and bring their collegiate coaching and director of coaching experience to the club. "Dom" is the head coach of the Sporting 98Girls Green Team and Shane is the head coach of the Sporting 97B Green Team.

Dominic "Dom" Doty comes from Linfield College (Liberal Arts Division III school in Oregon), where he spent five full years and the women's head coach compiling a 70-28-8 record.  He took over leadership of the program as a 23 year old head coach in the fall of 2008 when the previous coach stepped down early with 6 matches remaining.  During his first full season as head coach in 2009, he guided the wildcats to its first winning season and highest conference finish in 7 years.  In the seasons following (2010, 2011, 2012), Linfield set school records each year in wins and conference placing, as well as racking up three consecutive second place finishes in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

A native of McMinnville (Oregon), Doty was a three sport letterman all four years in soccer, basketball, and baseball.  A four-time Pac-9 conference all league selection, Doty earned Player of the Year and all-state honors in 2002.  He set career records for goals (50), assists (21), and shots on goal (103), and holds the single-season scoring mark for goals (24).

Growing up as a youth player, Doty participated as a regular team member on both state and regional teams for four years, as well as spending time in the national team pool.  Following high school graduation, Dominic attending Santa Clara in the fall of 2003 and was a member of the men's team that was a participant in the college cup (final four) in Ohio.  Due to multiple injuries, Doty's career was shortened and sporadic during his time as a Bronco.  He graduated from Santa Clara in the spring of 2007.

In addition to coaching soccer at the college level, Dominic was an assistant (2007-2013) for his father Larry Doty in the men's basketball program at Linfield College where his father was the coach for 26 years (winningest men's basketball coach in school history).  

In 2014, Shane Carew begins his first season as an assistant coach for the San José State men's soccer program. 

Shane Carew spent the 2013 season as an assistant coach at Elon University and helped guide the Phoenix to one of its most successful seasons. The side defeated two top-10 ranked teams, No. 9 Wake Forest and No. 6 Coastal Carolina, and reached the second round of the NCAA Championship. To cap the campaign, midfielder Daniel Lovitz became the program's highest drafted player ever in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft when he was tabbed the 24th overall selection by Toronto FC.

Prior to his tenure at Elon, he served as the Executive Director of Coaching for FC Carolina Alliance (FCCA) from 2008-2012. In that capacity, Carew oversaw all FCCA Soccer Programs including FCCA Tournaments, Classic, Challenge, Academy Munchkin, Pre-Academy and Goalkeeping. He holds soccer coaching licenses in the both UEFA "B" and USSF "A".

Carew played collegiately at the University of Charlotte from 2000-to-2002 where he was a three-time All-Conference USA selection and earned National Team of the Week honors for the 49ers. In 2003 he was selected to the Irish National Team and represented his country in that year's World University Games in Daegu, South Korea.

Carew also played professionally in his native Ireland with Shelbourne FC (98-00) and Kilkenny City (2004) and also with the Long Island Rough Riders (2003).

In addition, Carew served as the director of soccer operations at the University of Charlotte and on the North Carolina Olympic Development Program (ODP) staff. He is also a former president of the Charlotte Area Youth Soccer League (CAYSL).

Carew graduated from Charlotte in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in English and in 2005 with a degree in communication studies.