Frank Sullivan

Frank Sullivan came to this Virginia boarding school in 2007.
Athletic Director

Frank Sullivan started at R-MA during the 2007-2008 school-year as the head varsity football coach and assistant athletic director.  He took over as the athletic director in 2009.

Coach Sullivan, who graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, has been a head varsity football coach for 20 years.  Before arriving at R-MA, he had been the head varsity football and weightlifting coach at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Florida.  He also held the position of middle school/upper school physical education teacher.

While at Berkeley, Coach Sullivan directed a thriving football program, consisting of three teams and over 110 players. As head coach from 1999 to 2006, Coach Sullivan had a 20-4 overall conference record and his team held the title of Bay Conference Champions in 1999, 2000, 2003, and 2004.  He led his 2003 football team to their first playoff appearance in 17 years and the 2004 football team to the first undefeated regular season in 20 years. He also coached the Florida 1A State Player of the Year, and has had many of his former players playing college football from Division 1 to Division 3. Also, Coach Sullivan was the Florida Athletic Coaches Association District 13 Coach of the Year (1A/2A) in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, and 2005. 

Coach Sullivan believes in developing consistent competitiveness greatness and character in his teams.  This is accomplished through constant mentoring and holding each student in his charge to a high standard. 

Besides football, Coach Sullivan has also coached track & field, competitive weight lifting, basketball, and wrestling.  He is also a certified swim instructor and is currently pursuing a certification in strength and conditioning from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

  • B.S., University of South Florida
  • R-MA Mentor, Head Varsity Football Coach, Head Varsity Wrestling Coach