Shawn Johnson
Shawn Johnson
Title: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Phone: 828-327-7000 ext. 4632

Shawn Johnson enters his sixth season as an assistant men's basketball coach at Catawba Valley Community College in 2022-23.

During his six seasons as an assistant with the Red Hawks, Johnson has been a part of 86 victories, including 57 in Region 10 play. He's also helped 20 CVCC men's basketball players move on to four-year schools, including a program-record six following the 2019-20 season.

Prior to arriving at CVCC, Johnson spent eight years as the boy's basketball coach at Hickory High School where he compiled a record of 183-51. Each of his Red Tornado teams also made the 3A state playoffs, including reaching the 3A state final in 2011-12.

Johnson was an assistant varsity basketball coach for five seasons at West Caldwell. He helped the Warriors win a 2A West Region championship during the 1998-99 season en route to an appearance in the 2A state championship game.

Before his coaching career, Johnson was also a standout point guard Eden Morehead where he won a state championship in 1992.