our team.

Shane Huygens

Founder & Athletic Director

     A native of Iowa, coach huygens grew up in a sports family and played multiple sports in HS.  He graduated from Briar cliff university in 1994.

     Coach Huygens began his love for coaching from his mother and began his coaching career while in high school coaching youth sports in his hometown.  While at BCU, Shane began coaching high school basketball at Sergeant bluff-Luton.  He served as the Freshman and Junior Varsity coach as well as the assistant varsity coach.  Shane then moved to the poconos in Pennsylvania for a year where he worked at the pocono invitational basketball summer camp.  He then moved to orlando florida and dived into his love of coaching.  Coach Huygens started out as an assistant at Valencia community college underneath former georgetown star, Horance Broadnax.  He worked 3 years with coach Broadnax and his final year with Stanley Cromartie.  From Valencia he moved to Seminole community College with his former boss, Cromartie.  Shane then began his HS career in Florida and coached at Dr. phillips and then Edgewater.  While in HS he helped his teams win conference, district, regional, and state Championships.  Shane then began his travel club, the "orlando basketball club".  While running the OBC he helped lead his 17U team to two top ten finishes in AAu Nationals.

     Coach Huygens is currently serving his 17th year as an elementary Physical education teacher at Lancaster elementary.  He brings a wealth of basketball knowledge and connections to 4A sports academy.


Perry Bromwell

Coach Post-Grad

      IN his first year at 4A Sports Academy, 2018-19, Coach Bromwell led the Athletics to an overall record of 24-9.  From that team Coach B helped to place seven players in the college ranks of basketball.  After his first year Coach B moved on to coach in china but will be back to lead the athletics in 2020   

     A native of NYC, raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts.  Coach Bromwell has been voted into three different Hall of Fames; Boston Amateur Athletic Club, (B.A.B.C.), Avon Old Farms Prep School (Connecticut), and the University of Pennsylvania. 

     Coach B-Well began his coaching career in 1993-94 as a player/assistant coach for the University of Nottingham Cobras located in the UK.  after acting as player/assistant coach, he took over the spot as head coach in the 1994-95 season and helped let the team to the British university Elite 8.  From 1995-98 he was the head coach for first division pro team in norway and led the club to the playoffs three consecutive years.  in 1998-99 Coach Bromwell returned to the Usa as an assistant coach at ursinus college.  during the 1999-2000 season he was the top assistant coach at frostburg state university.  Coach bromwell relocated to central florida in 2000 and has has assistant coaching stints with oak ridge high school.  he moved back to be an assistant at his almer mater, UPEnn during the 2007-08 season.  Loving the florida weather Coach bromwell made the trip back south and was most recently with the travel club, team fierce.

     Bromwell has coached on all three levels of basketball that began in 1994 through the 2000's; in high school at Oak Ridge, in college at Ursinus College, his alma mater UPenn, and internationally as a Head Coach in England; the Univesity of Nottingham and professionally in the U.K. and Norway

     He uniquely combines a brand of wellness and life coaching with basketball coaching, and directs an international non-profit, 4C.A.S.T.I.N.G.;  a Collaborative Assistance of Student-athlete Transitions in Nations Globally.

Ed Custodio


     A native of The Bronx, N.Y., Custodio last coached at University of Texas El-Paso underneath Head Coach Doc Sadler, previously he was an assistant coach at St. Francis College (1998-02) and Long Island University (2002-03). He was involved in all facets of the basketball operation including on the floor coaching, practice planning, recruiting, academic monitoring, scouting reports and various administrative duties.

     Custodio worked under head coach Ron Ganulin at St. Francis College. Ganulin was an assistant at UNLV during the 1989-90 season, when the Runnin' Rebels won the national title. Custodio was also the Director of Intramural Sports Programs during his stint at St. Francis College.

     He has coached at numerous university basketball camps including North Carolina, Syracuse, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, N.C. State, Villanova, Seton Hall, Manhattan, Cleveland State and Iona. Custodio has also assisted with the Nike Championship Basketball Clinic, as well as the Five Star and ABCD Adidas camps.

     He was an assistant coach for the Long Island Panthers AAU team during the summer of 1997 and 1998. Among the players he coached on the tour were former Maryland standout Drew Nickolas, former Connecticut star Tony Robertson and Rodney White.

     Custodio earned his bachelor of arts degree in Psychology from St. Francis College in 1998. He played college basketball at S.U.N.Y. Farmingdale Technology (1991-92) and Wentworth Military Academy (1992-93).

     He was an All-Division, All-City and New York Catholic Association Senior All-Star at Monsignor Scanlan High School in The Bronx.