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Clancy Shields
Clancy Shields

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Boise State University



BOISE STATE TENURE (2009-present)

Clancy Shields enters his third season as a full-time assistant coach for the Boise State men's tennis program after spending the 2009-10 season as a student assistant. The Bronco alumnus is responsible for helping with the day-to-day operations of the program, in addition to assisting with coaching, recruiting and camps.

During his first two seasons as a coach Shields helped the team to a 61-34 overall record, a Mountain West Championship, Western Athletic Conference regular season championship in 2010 and two third-place finishes at the WAC Tournament (2010 and 2011). He has also coached 10 players to all-conference recognition and one to the WAC Freshman of the Year honor.

COLLEGIATE PLAYING CAREER

Shields competed for the Broncos from 2005-09, during which time he compiled one of the most decorated careers in the history of the program. He helped lead Boise State to three WAC team titles (2006, 2007 & 2009), while also earning numerous individual accolades.

On the court, Shields earned first-team All-WAC honors four times in singles and three times in doubles. As a senior he was named WAC Player of the Year. Shields also enjoyed a great deal of success on the national level, qualifying to compete in the NCAA Individual Championships three times in singles and once in doubles with his older brother, Luke.

Off the court Shields proved to be a leader for Boise State setting a strong example for academic excellence as well. He was named Academic All-WAC three times, while also receiving NCAA Academic All-America honors in 2007.

Shields graduated from Boise State in May 2010 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, K-12 education.