Brad Shaw was named an assistant coach for the Blues on July 11, 2006. He became associate coach on June 15, 2012. Shaw joined the Blues from the New York Islanders organization where he served as an interim head coach and assistant coach last season. Prior to joining the Islanders, he spent three seasons (2002-2005) as the head coach for the American Hockey League’s Cincinnati Mighty Ducks and posted a record of 44-31-4-1 in 2004-05. Before Shaw joined Cincinnati, he was the head coach with the Detroit Vipers of the former International Hockey League, an assistant with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL and an assistant with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1999-2000.
Shaw made his NHL debut in 1985-86 with the Hartford Whalers and spent 11 of the following 15 seasons as a defenseman around the league. He was sent to the Blues in a trade with Washington on March 18, 1999, where he would play in 12 games and finish his playing career. Shaw played in 377 career games with Hartford, Ottawa, Washington and St. Louis, recording 159 points (22 goals and 137 assists).
Brad was born on April 28, 1964 in Cambridge, Ontario and he and his wife, Mary, are the parents of three children, Taylore, Brady, and Caroline.