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Bio – Shawn Costigan

Head Coach Bio

Shawn H Costigan (Coach Shawn)

Shawn H Costigan (Coach Shawn) is a native of West Milford, NJ, is a basketball enthusiast and a student of the game.  He has enjoyed the sport ever since he was a small child and has played competitively all his life at the varsity high school level, in military leagues during his USAF service, in (Northern Jersey) AAU leagues and across various adult leagues for more than 20 years.  He still plays multiple times per week.

Coach Shawn was formerly a certified official and has refereed many levels of competitive play, including both collegiate and high school varsity basketball, for over a decade.  He currently continues in that capacity on a volunteer basis for the Special Olympics.

He is an honorably charged veteran, holds a Masters Degree of Science from The George Washington University and works as a senior level engineer for the Federal Government.  Additionally, Shawn holds multiple professional and coaching certificates.

In total, Coach Shawn has over 15 seasons of basketball coaching experience.  His coaching resume ranges across many ages and skill levels in multiple sports including basketball, soccer and softball.  His obvious passion for kids enables him to uniquely concentrate on and develop sound fundamentals, while maintaining a fun environment; in order to develop outstanding players and teams.  This is clearly evidenced by rapport that he has built with all of his players over the years!

Today, in addition to AAU, Shawn coaches middles school (St. Joseph’s School) and D1 county travel (Chantilly Youth Association) basketball teams, where his two daughters play.  He has coached the Vogues National grade AAU team for the past six years where his teams have had extremely successful seasons winning multiple tournaments and several National Championships.