PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Hills Vikings won against Hanover Park Hornets on Friday, September 21, 34-20. Now the Vikings are 2-2 for the season.
This winning game, gave Coach Albano his 150th career victory game at Parsippany Hills High School.
It’s was the first time Albano, the head coach at Parsippany Hills for 18 years, has faced a former player or assistant as a head coach. The Head Coach of Hanover Park Hornets is, Dan Fulton. Fulton was also an offensive lineman-outside linebacker and one of the leaders on a Vikings team that reached the North 1, Group III championship game at Giants Stadium in 2005. He was an assistant coach for one year at Parsippany Hills High School.
Fulton is a graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, Class of 2006.
In his early days he played youth football while growing up in Parsippany.
Fulton was hired as the Hornets head coach and replaces Gerry Moore, who resigned but stayed on as an assistant coach. Fulton is a Special Education Teacher employed by the Hanover Park Regional School District.
After graduating Parsippany Hills he played at Lock Haven University until he tore an anterior cruciate ligament. Fulton volunteered there as a coach but soon wound up transferring to Montclair State, where he played for three years.
Fulton graduated from Montclair State, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree, Social Studies Teacher Education in 2010.
Fulton has spent the last three years as an assistant to Moore and also spent four years at Whippany Park under Todd Callaghan and another season at Parsippany Hills under Dave Albano.