Don Shaw spent 16 years (1984-99) as head coach of Stanford's women's volleyball program, guiding the Cardinal to four NCAA Championships (1992, '94, '96 and '97) and 10 conference titles. His .863 (440-70) career winning percentage still ranks as the best mark in NCAA history. Under his direction, Stanford advanced to 12 final fours and eight championship matches in 16 years. He was named the AVCA's National Coach of the Year in 1991 and was honored by Volleyball Magazine as its National Coach of the Year in 1997. He began his coaching career at Stanford in 1980 as an assistant coach with the women's program under Fred Sturm and was appointed co-head coach with both the men's and women's teams with Sturm in 1984. He took sole direction of the women's program in 1986 and guided the Cardinal through 14 more successful seasons until retiring from the women's program in 1999. In 2001, Shaw accepted the head coaching position with the Stanford men's program, a position he held for six seasons. He was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame in 2008.