Shane Cloutier
North Park University
Shane Cloutier
Assistant Coach
North Park (IL)
Division 3

Shane Cloutier joins North Park following a successful four-year stint as an assistant coach at the University of Southern Indiana (NCAA DII). Cloutier assisted in all facets of the USI program and was part of a staff which led the Screaming Eagles to their first NCAA tournament win in program history. USI was 32-18-8 during Cloutiers last three seasons, qualifying for the postseason each year.  Along with his college coaching duties, Cloutier has been a successful club coach the past two years with Sporting Southern Indiana, working primarily with the U17 and U18 boys.  Prior to joining the USI staff, Cloutier worked as a speed and agility coach at Sports Acceleration in Evansville, IN. His expertise in the area of soccer-specific strength and conditioning has been an asset at the club and college level.  Played club soccer for Northwest Indiana United and Chicago Magic Soccer Club. Was an All-State, All-Region, and All-Conference captain for Lake Central High School his junior and senior year. Cloutier was a standout striker coming out of high school, and battled through injuries to make 38 appearances for USI between 2008 and 2011.  Quote from USI coach, Mat Santoro: Shane was a talented player, and he parlayed that into successful coaching with dedication and character. It has been a pleasure to coach him and to work alongside him, and North Park is getting a great addition to their already superb program. A native of Dyer, IN, Cloutier has a Bachelors of Science in Sport Management as well as a coaching license from US Soccer. He is also a member of the United Soccer Coaches. He is currently pursuing a Master of Organizational Leadership (MOL) from North Park University while leading the reserve team and assisting with all operations for the first team who was the The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin 2018 Champions and finished with a record of 16-3. He had the opportunity to work closely with two Division 3 All-Americans.