The 2016-17 academic year marks the fifth year on the sports medicine staff for Matt Frantz. Prior to his promotion to associate athletic trainer, Frantz served as an assistant athletic trainer, providing care and coverage for the men's basketball team, volleyball team, track & field teams and cross country teams, as well as assisting with football. His current primary sport responsibilities include football and baseball.
Before Lafayette, Frantz worked primarily with the Arkansas Razorbacks' nationally-prominent football program in 2010 and 2011 while earning a Master of Education degree. Prior to his time in Fayetteville, Frantz served as a seasonal intern for the Green Bay Packers from 2008-10. His other football athletic training experience includes a summer internship with the Kansas City Chiefs and three seasons with the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul.
As an undergraduate at East Stroudsburg University, Frantz spent three clinical rotations at Lafayette under the tutelage of staff members, Matt Bayly and Dawn Comp.
Matt Frantz currently serves as county delegate to the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society. He also spends time educating future athletic trainers who have clinical rotations through Lafayette's affiliated programs.
A native of the Lehigh Valley, Frantz resides in Bethlehem, Pa., with his wife, Lindsay.