Herb Shaughnessy is entering his 9th season as an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach starting in the 2008-09 season.
In 2015-16, Coach Shaughnessy helped Sinclair to its first OCCAC Championship since 2008-09. Sinclair has also won 20 or more games 5 times in the 8 seasons that he has been assisting Head Coach Jeff Price and has won 66% of their games (161-82) during that time.
During his time at Sinclair, Coach Shaughnessy has helped in recruiting and developing 2 NJCAA All-Americans, 5 All Region XII, 2 OCCAC Player of the Year and 13 All-OCCAC players. He also helped Coach Price win the 2016 OCCAC Coach of the Year honors.
The main goal of the Sinclair Men’s Basketball program is to help our student-athletes further their educational and athletic careers at four year schools. Since 2010, Coach Shaughnessy has helped 40 Sinclair Men’s Basketball players move on to four year schools.
Coach Shaughnessy has also coached AAU and travel teams and has worked numerous camps. Originally from Newark Valley, New York, Shaughnessy played for Tompkins Cortland CC during the 1989-90 season.