Shane Recklet
Shane Recklet
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 203-305-6487
Email: srecklet@bridgeport.edu

Shane joins the University of Bridgeport for his first season in 2019-2020. He has been coaching in Connecticut since 2015 at the US Developmental Academy for Beachside Soccer Club where he has helped develop youth national team players as well as take multiple teams to the USSDA playoffs. He served as an assistant coach at his alma-mater Quinnipiac University from 2015-2016, and has most recently received his USSF National B Coaching License. 

In 2006, Recklet graduated from Shelton High and went on to play NCAA Division I soccer for Quinnipiac University. Shane debuted for the Bobcats his freshman year as a central defender and secured his starting position for the next four years, while being named captain after just his sophomore season. Over his four-year career at Quinnipiac, Shane received multiple All- Conference and All- Region team selections as both a central defender and central midfielder.

Shane went on to further his playing career by signing his first professional contract with Germania Schoeneiche, who compete in the Oberliga in Germany. He spent two seasons with the club, and was named captain of his club after just his first season. In 2012, Recklet was recruited and signed his next professional contract with VFC Plauen, who compete in the Regionalliga Nordost in Germany. Shane then went on to sign with Hungarian club Vasas SC during the 2013-2014 season where he made 22 starts for the club in his first season.