Athletic Contacts

Last Updated: 7/1/2020 2:46 PM

Athletic Department Contacts...

The Department is headed by a Supervisor of Athletics, a full time trainer and one department secretary.  The department has 22 varsity head coaches and approximately 28 sub-varsity positions, including middle school coaches.

Jonathan Dayton High School is a member of:

  • The NJSIAA (New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association)
  • The UCC (Union County Conference)
  • The UCIAC (Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference)
  • BCC Football Conference
  • New Jersey Interscholastic Ice Hockey League
  • New Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse League

Athletic Department Hours...

September - June
Monday – Friday; 8am – 4pm
District Summer Hours
July & August
Monday – Thursday; 8am – 4pm
Friday; closed

Supervisor of Athletics
Lance Jacobs
973-376-1025, Ext. 5276

Athletic Department Secretary
Gina Hanselmann
973-376-1025, Ext. 5232
8:00 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Athletic Trainer
Ike Spangler
973-376-1025, Ext. 5279




Please check team pages for sport specific information...
Head Coaches
Football: Mike Abbate

Boys’ SoccerFelix Fabiano
Girls’ SoccerMatthew Lynch
Cross Country (Girls) Jennifer Martinez
Cross Country (Boys): Dave Campbell

Girls’ Tennis: Jillian Maged
Girls' Volleyball: Mike O'Brien
 Gymnastics (Girls)Jennifer Beal
 CheerleadingJaime Rutkowski
Middle School Girl's Soccer: Eileen Berglund
Middle School Boy's Soccer: Kyle Townsend
Bowling: Jennifer Beal
Boys’ Basketball:  Robert Martin
Girls’ BasketballDave Rennie

Winter TrackMatt VanDeursen
Swimming (Co-ed): Samantha Meringolo
Cheerleading: Jaime Rutkowski

Ice Hockey: Brian Hayes
 Wrestling: Dave Nichols (David Brearley)
Middle School Basketball
Baseball: Mike Abbate
Spring Track Girls: Bryan Balletto
Spring Track Boys: Matt VanDeursen
Boys’ Tennis: Jillian Maged

Golf:  Dave Campbell

Lacrosse: Robert Braxton

Middle School Baseball: Robert Hildebrand

Middle School Softball: Matthew Lynch
Middle School Athletic Coordinator: Jon Telesca
Contact Us
Jonathan Dayton High School
139 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
Phone:973-376-1025 x5200