Albano’s Vikings to play against Fulton’s Hornets this Friday

Coach Albano talking to Zack Taylor during a recent game

PARSIPPANY — The Parsippany Hills Vikings will play Hanover Park Hornets on Friday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. What makes this game so special is that Hanover Park Hornets Head Coach is Dan Fulton.

Fulton is a graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, Class of 2006 and played for Dave Albano. 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.

In his early days he played youth football while growing up in Parsippany.

Dan Fulton Hanover Park football coach

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.

Hanover Park played West Essex on September 7 losing 42-14; then on September 14 they played Cedar Grove losing 67-69. 2018 Hornets Record: 0-2.Parsippany Hills Vikings played Paramus on August 31, losing 51-21; then on September 7 they played River Dell, losing 37-0; on September 14 they played Roxbury winning 0-29; 2018 Vikings Record: 1-2.

The game will be held at Hanover Park High School, 65 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, East Hanover.

Members of the Hanover Park Hornets with Coach Dan Fulton