Had developed 10 Atlantic 10 All-Conference players
Head @DuqWSoccer Coach Secured Through 2020-21
Event to be held July 26th
Dukes to team with Norwin Soccer Association
Event to be held January 11, 2015 at the Palumbo Center from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Brian Shrum joined the Duquesne women's soccer staff as assistant coach in February 2012 and was promoted to associate head coach in June 2017.
Shrum, who joined the Duquesne staff in February 2012, helped guide Duquesne to its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance, Atlantic 10 Championship and a school-record 12-win season in 2015.
Shrum has developed 10 A-10 All-Conference players - including Linnea Faccenda - the first NSCAA All-Region player under coach Al Alvine’s tenure.
Shrum, who has been coaching in Western Pennsylvania since 1995, came to the Bluff after serving as an intern strength and conditioning coach at California University of Pennsylvania. Simultaneously, Shrum served as an assistant coach at St. Vincent College where he helped improve the Bearcats to a school tying 11-win season and a berth in the school’s first ECAC South Championship tournament. He was instrumental in the development of St. Vincent’s first First-Team All-American Elly Colvin.
Shrum graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 2009 with a degree in sports management where he also earned a master’s in exercise science with a concentration in sports enhancement and injury prevention. Shrum is currently pursuing a doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with a concentration in Human and Sports Performance. His focal is speed development in soccer within the principles of contextual application. Shrum hopes to complete his degree in the summer of 2020.
Along with his daily coaching tasks Shrum is also an adjunct professor at Duquesne University where he teaches Integrated Sports Enhancement and Injury Prevention within the Athletic Training curriculum.
In addition to holding a USSF “A” license from the US Soccer Federation and National Youth License from the United States Youth Soccer Association, Shrum holds numerous strength and conditioning certifications: Performance Enhancement Specialist from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Certified Speed and Explosion Specialist from the National Academy of Speed and Explosion and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association which is an accredited certification with the NCAA.
Shrum, his wife Lori live in Belle Vernon, Pa.