Caitlin Shaw joined the Whitecaps FC Girls Elite REX Program in Partnership with BC Soccer in January 2015 after previously playing with Coquitlam Metro-Ford SC in the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League.
Shaw was 13-years-old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2014 with coach Bev Priestman. In 2016, she won a silver medal with Canada at the CONCACAF U-15 Championship. Later that year she represented Canada at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan. In 2017, she was called up to Canada's U-20 national team, including playing in a tournament in China.
2014: Playing with Coquitlam Metro-Ford, Shaw, won the 2014 EA BC Soccer Premier League title after the beat Fraser Valley 2-0 in the final. Attended the 2014 Pacific Challenge Series in the U-13 age group, the series focuses on player identification and player development. The defender, was included in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Provincial Development Program. She was invited to Phase 1 at U-14 before moving down to U-13 for Phase 2. 2013: Shaw, was selected to Phase 3 of the U-13 Provincial Development Program, as well as, being selected as one of 11 players to the Western Canadian team that competed at the 2013 Danone Nations Cup.