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The Shaker Soccer program is a proud NYS Class AAA school, and member of the Capital Region’s Suburban Council.

Shaker High School is located in Latham, New York, and is a part of the North Colonie Central School District.

coaching staff

Our team

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DAN Fountain

Varsity Head Coach

Coach Fountain is also the Shaker Boys Varsity Coach since 2012. As Varsity Head Coach, he has become the all-time winningest coach in Shaker soccer history. While at Shaker he has been privileged to coach and help over a dozen division 1 and over 40 division 2 and 3 athletes get recruited for college soccer.

 

Coach Fountain has multiple national licenses and special topics diplomas from USSF and USC. In his playing days, he was a 3 time, 1st Team All-Star at his high school in Buffalo, and played Division 1 soccer at Oneonta.

 

Coach Fountain is also a US History and Economics teacher at Shaker High School. Coach Fountain emphasizes academic achievement, volunteering, and having fun in addition to improving as soccer players.

 

His favorite saying; “Have Fun & Get Better”.

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PAT REEDY

Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Reedy is the boys Varsity Assistant Coach and has been coaching soccer at Shaker since 2009. He started in the program as a volunteer assistant coach on the Modified 7/8 team where he was the assistant coach for 6 years. Coach Reedy assumed the head coaching position of the modified team in 2016, where he coached until 2022.

 

Coach Reedy has been fortunate to have worked with hundreds of players over the past 14 years and cherished the opportunity to introduce them to Shaker Soccer and what it means to be a student athlete.

Coach Reedy has been a Special Education teacher at Shaker High School for 14 years where he also coaches JV baseball and works as a teacher in the Extended School Year (ESY) program each summer. His coaching philosophy is based on a foundation of learning how to be a great teammate and great person both on and off the field. 

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Sean dufort

Junior Varsity Head Coach

Sean Dufort is the Boys' JV Head Coach at Shaker High School. He played under Coach Fountain at Shaker, as a goalkeeper, during the 2012 & 2013 seasons. During his senior season, Coach Dufort helped lead the team to a 14-4 overall record and season-high ranking of 3rd in NYS.

 

He then went on to Siena College, where he was in the class that founded the Siena Men's Club Soccer team. Coach Dufort was the starting goalkeeper for their inaugural competitive season in 2017 as a senior, leading the team to a 4-4 record.

 

Coach Dufort is a big Barcelona fan, with Pep Guardiola and Jürgen Klopp being influences on his coaching philosophy.

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WALT HARTL

Modified 9 Head Coach

Coach Hartl is the Boys' Modified 9 Head Coach since 2020, and has been involved with youth sports for over 25 years.

 

He’s been active as a volunteer, coach, board member, travel soccer program director, and currently serves as President Emeritus of LCSC. Coach Hartl has coached for 25 years for both boys and girls, at all ages and (U8 to U16) and skill levels from recreational to competitive,.

 

Coach Hartl has a USSF F License as well as several other coaching certifications.

 

Additionally, he is a certified American Red Cross Instructor for CPR and First Aid. Coach Hartl also played Division 1 Soccer for Siena and is an avid soccer fan!

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MARCUS NAVARRO

Modified 7/8 Head Coach

Marcus Navarro is the Boys' Modified 7/8 Head Coach. Navarro grew up in Latham and played youth club soccer in the Capital Region. He also played soccer for Shaker High School as a midfielder.

 

Coach Navarro is a massive Manchester United fan and considers Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola and Erik ten Hag as key influences.

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