Shaun McCarthy teaches courses in the areas of prevention & care of injury, clinical evaluation of the lower extremity, clinical athletic training, and kinesiology. As Senior Athletic Trainer, he is responsible for coordinating with other athletic training staff health care coverage for Coe's 21 NCAA Division III athletic teams.
In addition to these responsibilities he directly supervises athletic training students during cross country, men's and women's tennis, golf, and swimming clinical experiences.
McCarthy serves on the National Athletic Trainers Association Convention Program Committee and as Chair of the Public Relations Committee for the Iowa Athletic Trainers' Society. He is also a member of the Board of Certification's Committee for Development of 6th Role Delineation Study and of the Governor Appointed Iowa Board of Athletic Training.
In 2006, McCarthy was inducted into the Iowa Athletic Trainer's Society Hall of Honor.