Head Coach ”Dots” Lodato has been at Parsippany Hills since 2000. He served as an assistant to Matt Ciampa for four seasons before becoming the Head Coach in 2005. Since becoming Head Coach, the wrestling team has won both Iron-Hills Conference (2005) and District IX Title (2006). Coach Lodato started wrestling at the age of 8 for legendary coach Ernie Monaco at the Edge School of Wrestling. He went on to wrestle at Hanover Park High School, where he was a 4-year varsity starter and part of multiple championship teams.
Assistant Coach Altschul has been coaching at Parsippany Hills since 2007. Prior to joining the coaching staff, Coach Altschul wrestled at Parsippany Hills High School from 1998-2002, and was a 3-year varsity letter winner under Coach Matt Ciampa and wrestled in college for East Stroudsburg University. In addition to wrestling under Coach Ciampa, he also competed under his tutelage in Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling during the spring season at Eclipse Wrestling Club. He placed among the top wrestlers in the North-East Region and earned two trips to the National Tournament in Fargo, North Dakota.
Assistant Coach Pavese is a veteran coach of the Parsippany Hills football team. He is a dedicated coach, with a strong commitment to the programs he has worked in. Coach Pavese is very excited to serve in his first year as an assistant coach on the wrestling team. He is a graduate of Roxbury High School and West Virginia University and teaches History at PHHS.
Trainer Venita Carlo Prudenti has been with Parsippany Hills since September, 1998. She is a specialist/technologist in the field of Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Practitioners with a specialization in Athletic training. Venita attended State University of New York College at Brockport and has a MA in Liberal Studies, as well as a BS in Sports Medicine from Mount Union College.