James Shaw


Hometown: Woodside, Calif.
Birth year: 1994
Position: Setter
Height: 6-8 (203 cm)
Weight: 215 lbs (98kg)
College: Stanford (senior, science, technology and society)

Twitter: @JamesWalkerShaw
Instagram: JamesWalkerShaw


  • A member of the 2012 U.S. Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Championship
  • Helped Stanford to the 2014 NCAA National Championship where it finished second and named to the all-tournament team
  • Named 2012 area player of the year by the San Jose Mercury News


  • A member of the 2013 and ’12 U.S. Junior National Team
  • A member of the 2011 Boys’ Youth National Team that won bronze at the U19 Pan American Cup and went on to compete at the FIVB World Championship
  • Started as a freshman at Stanford
  • AVCA second team All-American in 2014
  • A 2012 graduate of St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif.
  • Led the Lancers to the 2012 Central Coast Section Division I championship
  • A member of the Mountain View Volleyball Club and won a bronze medal at the 2011 USA Junior National Championships, earning all-tournament honors
  • Parents Donald and Carolyn Shaw
  • Donald was a head coach of both men’s and women’s volleyball at Stanford University for a total of 27 years
  • Has one older sister, Jordan (1992) who played volleyball at St. Mary’s College
  • Enjoys golfing, playing basketball, table tennis, listening to music, creating music, playing video games traveling, fishing, and watching sports


Boys volleyball player of the year: James Shaw – San Jose Mercury News

Updated October, 2015

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