Concordia University and its Athletic Department introduced Shawn Patchell as the second head mens volleyball coach in program history in June 2013.
In his first season Patchell led Concordia to a 28-8 record, second-straight NAIA National Conference Championship, and Runner-Up finish at the NAIA National Invitational. He was voted NAIA National Conference Coach of the Year and coached two NAIA All-Americans. In 2015 they went 15-13 and 9-0 at home. He has coached two conference players of the year, eight All-Conference selections, and three All-Americans.
In 2016, he led the Eagles to a 30-match home win streak and wins over Grand Canyon and Princeton. In 2017, the Eagles went 18-12 with an eight game winning streak that included wins over CBU and UC Santa Barbara.