Rick Mantz was named director of high school relations by head coach Chris Ash on Jan. 6, 2016.
A graduate of Hillsborough High School, Mantz compiled an 81-39 record in 12 seasons as head coach of his alma mater. He led Hillsborough to the 2000 NJSIAA Central Jersey Group IV title.
Mantz coached former Scarlet Knights Shaun O’Hara (Hillsborough) and Mohamed Sanu (South Brunswick), both of which enjoyed success in the NFL. O’Hara played 11 seasons, including seven with the New York Giants, winning Super Bowl XLII and earning three Pro Bowl selections. Sanu was a third round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals and is currently in his fourth season.
Mantz served as a graduate assistant for two seasons from 1990-91 with the Scarlet Knights, working with the offensive line. He is a 1985 graduate of Rutgers University, earning a bachelor’s degree in communications. Mantz also holds a master’s degree from the State University of New Jersey.
Mantz and his wife Mary Anne reside in Flemington, N.J., with their son Mike, a student at Rutgers, and daughter Kaitlyn.