Edd Brominski

About This Inductee

Edd is joining his late father, Lou Allen Brominski, as a father/son combination in the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame. Edd excelled in three sports at Swoyersville High School, graduating in 1957. He was a star running back/quarterback on the Eastern Football Conference Champs of 1956. He was a member of the District II basketball champs and batted .470 for the Sailor’s baseball team. He went on to Penn State University, but after several injuries, decided to join the US Navy, attending officer training school in Bainbridge, Maryland. After a four-year stint in the Navy and an honorable discharge, Edd returned to the Valley, playing for Wilkes as quarterback/linebacker. His senior year he was an All-MAC All Star. Semi-professional football was next, playing for Hazleton in the Interstate Football League. He made the All-League Team as a utility player. Edd next became head coach with the Wilkes-Barre Bullets and North East Stars semipro teams. At King’s College in the 1970’s, Edd led the football team to the National Club Football Championship, winning Coach of the Year honors. His record at King’s was 20-5. In 1975 Edd took over Wyoming Valley West football and led the Spartans to a tie for the Wyoming Valley championship, playing in the first District II Bowl game at Scranton Memorial Stadium. He retired from coaching after being elected mayor of Swoyersville. Edd served as Luzerne County Commissioner for 4 years and is presently working with a pharmaceutical firm. Edd resides in Swoyersville with his wife of 40 years, Dee. They have two children, Lynn M and Edd, Jr.