Shane taught middle and secondary school physical education and science for 18 years. He was a Deputy Principal, Assistant Principal, Head of Department, Year Level Coordinator and Sport Coordinator during that time. He received PE Week awards in 2000, 2009 & 2010 for his commitment to delivery of quality PE and sport. He received Council of Educational Associations of South Australia Recognition of Excellence Awards in 2007 and 2013. Shane has worked in teacher education at Flinders University since 2016. He teaches and researches in physical education and sport pedagogy. He has won awards for his university teaching including the prestigious Australian Award for University Teaching. Shane is a Life Member and Fellow of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER).