|Position:||Coordinator of Football Operations|
Shawn Deeds is in his 12th season as Washington State's Coordinator of Football Operations. His responsibilities include future scheduling, team travel arrangements and the management of the football budget.
Deeds also coordinates preseason camp and serves as assistant director of Cougar Football Camp each summer, assists with all on-campus recruiting arrangements and serves as the staff liaison with WSU's Athletic Foundation, compliance, financial aid, academic services, business, marketing and ticket offices along with any outside agencies involved with the football program.
Deeds began his career as office assistant and assistant to then-head coach Mike Price in 1996, and was promoted to administrative assistant after one year.
A former quarterback for the Cougar football team, Deeds earned two varsity letters playing for Price. After redshirting as a freshman and playing in one varsity game (Temple) the following year, he saw action in eight games as a redshirt sophomore, completing 41-of-100 passes for 599 yards and two touchdowns, and making one start against Arizona. Deeds led WSU to a 30-7 win over California after replacing injured starter Mike Pattinson.
During his senior season Deeds suffered a shoulder injury on the fourth play of the game against Stanford, ending his career. Deeds completed 42-of-102 passes for 619 yards and two touchdowns over the course of his Cougar career.
Deeds is a 1991 graduate of North Kitsap High School, where he earned 10 varsity letters including three in football for head coach Jerry Parrish. He also lettered four times as a forward in basketball and three times as a pitcher/first baseman in baseball.
As a senior at North Kitsap, Deeds completed 85-of-163 passes for a completion percentage of 52.1. He racked up 1,310 yards and 13 touchdowns, tossing only six interceptions. He was named a Seattle Times Red Chip prospect and garnered Northwest Nugget Second Team honors from the Tacoma News Tribune. He was also named All-Olympic League.
A native of Poulsbo, Wash., Deeds and his wife Amber have two sons, Ty and Trevor.