Shawn became a Kitchener Rangers Director in 1997. Since the start of the Rangers Fan Appreciation BBQ in 1998, he has been the Chairman of the popular event.
From 1998-2000, Shawn was an area scout for the Rangers. From 2000-2007, he was the Associate General Manager of the Cambridge Winter Hawks Junior B Hockey Club, which won back to back Sutherland Cup Championships in 2006 and 2007.
Along with his responsibilities on the Rangers Board, Shawn was the longest serving Chairman of the Board for the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League starting in 2008 until 2014.