|Title:||Assistant Defensive Coordinator/Secondary|
|Previous College:||Ursinus College '12|
Shane Eachus ’12 returns to Collegeville for his first year as a member of the Ursinus coaching staff, coaching the secondary. Eachus will also serve as the Assistant Defensive Coordinator for the Bears in 2014.
Eachus returns to Ursinus after spending two years as a Graduate Assistant with the football program at James Madison University, under the legendary Mickey Matthews. In 2012, Eachus served as the assistant secondary coach, helping to mentor two All-Colonial Athletic Association defensive backs, including 1st team All-CAA selection Dean Marlowe. In 2013, Eachus transitioned to the offensive side of the ball where he served as an Offensive Assistant for the Dukes, helping the unit produce a number of single season and single game passing records.
No stranger to Collegeville, Eachus was a four year letter winner as a part of the football program, starting three years at free safety for Coach Gallagher and the Bears. In 2011, during his senior season, Eachus was named a Capital One COSIDA 1st Team Academic All-American Defensive Back, a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete award winner and served as a team co-captain. In 2010, Eachus helped lead the Bears to a Centennial Conference Championship, and was a part of a defensive unit that ranked first in the Centennial Conference in Total Defense, Rushing Defense, Opponent 3rd Down Conversions and Opponent First Downs, surrendering just 17 points per game.
A native of Aston, Pa, Eachus graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ursinus with a B.S. and double major in Psychology and Media/Communication studies. He was a member of the Phi Betta Kappa honor society and was named to Centennial Conference S.A.A.C. All-Sportsmanship team in 2010 and 2011.
In May of 2014, Eachus graduated from James Madison University with a M.S. in Kinesiology, and a concentration in Sports and Recreation Leadership.
Eachus resides in Collegeville, Pa