• Mr. Frantan    
    Mr. Anthony Frantantoni
    Assistant Principal of Athletics & Academics
    (973)677-4050 ext. 41801 Fax: (973)677-4069

      Mr. Anthony Frantantoni

    "Mr. Frantan"

    Assistant Principal of Athletics and Academics - Orange High School

    House 11 Administrator


    Welcome Letter - School Year 2023-24


    Mr. Anthony Frantantoni, aka Mr. Frantan, has been a Health and Physical Education teacher at Orange High School since 2006. Mr. Frantantoni was a wrestling coach for Belleville High School from 2002 to 2007. He began coaching at OHS in 2007 as the Assistant Wrestling Coach. In 2009, he took over as Head Coach and remained in that position until 2013. In March 2020, Mr. Frantantoni accepted the role of Assistant Principal of Athletics and Academics. His responsibilities include supervising the Health & Physical Education department, the Visual & Performing Arts department, School Safety & Facilities, and the House 11 Administrator. Mr. Frantantoni also serves as the Director of Athletics for all Orange High's interscholastic athletic programs. Mr. Frantantoni is a member of the Executive Committee for the Super Football Conference (SFC), the largest high school football conference in the nation, and for the Super Essex Conference (SEC) in which our athletic programs compete.

    Mr. Frantantoni earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sport Studies from Rutgers University and went on to earn a Masters in Health and Human Performance from Fort Hays State University. After being hired at OHS, he completed his Masters in Educational Leadership from St. Peter's College, which gave him the opportunity to hold his principal certificate within the state of New Jersey. In March 2023, Mr. Frantantoni earned his Certified Athletic Administrator (CAA) certificate from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA).

    Mr. Frantantoni has been a Certified Personal Trainer by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) since 2001, a USA Weightlifting Olympic Lifting Club Coach, and worked as a coach/trainer in university and private gyms. He also volunteers as a youth football and wrestling coach in his hometown. Outside of Orange High School, Mr. Frantantoni enjoys time with his family, cooking, reading, and many fitness/athletic activities like weight training, running 5K-10K races, hiking, eating doughnuts, Spartan/OCR races, pickleball, paddleboarding, and Brazlian Jiu-Jitsu.


    HOUSE 11 - CLASS OF 2025

    Upcoming House Meetings

    December: 1st & 19th

    January: 9th & 23rd

    February: 6th & 27th

    March: 5th & 26th

    April: 9th & 23rd

    May: 7th & 31st

    June: 10th

    **Dates may change based on scheduling and building events**