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Pierce Frauenheim, Sr.

Asst. Principal, Athletic Director, and Head Football Coach

Pierce Frauenheim

Pierce G. Frauenheim was born on January 19, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pa. He graduated from Aspinwall High School in 1958 as an Outstanding Senior Boy, playing football, basketball, and baseball. Pierce attended Rutgers University where he played four years of football as a two-way player on the school's first undefeated team in 1961.
In 1962, Pierce G Frauenheim came to Immaculata High School, the first year of the school. The year 2007 marks Frauenheim's 45 years as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, and 41 years as the football coach, beginning the program in 1966. In addition, he started and coached all boys' sports at Immaculata. As a cancer survivor, Pierce G. Frauenheim has been heavily involved with the American Cancer Society.
Pierce G. Frauenheim has received many awards and honors over the past few years. He was named a Member of the NJICA Hall of Fame in 1979, the N.J.S.I.A.A. Hall of Fame in 2001, and the N.J. Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2002. In September of 1992, the new addition to Immaculata was named ''The Pierce G Frauenheim Building.'' He is the first recipient of the New York Giants Lou Rettino Coach of the Year, 1996; The Dr. John F. Bateman ''Winners for Life'' Award, 1999; and the Spirit of Somerset County Award, May 2000. He has also been named the NJFCA New Jersey Coach of the Year in 2006 and the NJ head football coach in the NY/NJ All Star Football Classic in 2007. Pierce G. Frauenheim has been honored with the Football Coaching Record with 4 State Championships, 19 Conference Championships, State Record of 16 consecutive shutouts in regular season games, and an overall record of 274-125-2 with 29 straight winning seasons.