Nick Shackelford, The life of a semi-professional soccer player in the United States

Nick Shackelford, The life of a semi-professional soccer player in the United States

Nick Shackelford grew up in Orange, California, where he played for the Irvine Strikers Academy. His youth career included playing three years with the Strikers team that competed in the US Soccer Development Academy, the highest level of youth soccer for boys in the United States. His final year of youth soccer was with the Pateadores Soccer Club out of Mission Viejo. As a Junior, he committed to UC Berkeley. His freshman year at Berkeley, he tore his quad which led to him transferring to St. Louis University. He would end up starting his final three years at St. Louis.

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