Dave Frantz is Head of the Boys Golf Team at LRHS. Coach Frantz studied social studies and general science education in Marshall University and graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Master of Art Degree. Coach Frantz many accomplishments include: United States Golf Teachers Federation (USGTF) Certified Member since 2002, named Sarasota-Bradenton area Boys Golf Coach of the Year in 1989, 1990, 2010, 2011, and 2012, named Florida H.S. Boys Golf Coach of the Year - Florida Dairy Farmers Association (2011, 2012), named Florida H.S. Boys Golf Coach of the Year - Florida Athletic Coaches Association (2011, 2012), coached in 15 Florida High School Athletic Association State Championships, coached two State Runner-Up teams (Southeast H.S.) in 1990, and (Lakewood Ranch H.S.) in 2010, Coached three State Championship teams (Lakewood Ranch High School) in 2011, 2012, and 2013, National High School Athletic Association Coach of the Year Finalist in 2013 and 2014 and named to the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2013. Coach Frantz is also a professional Golf Teacher and many of his students include 6 PGA or Tour Professionals, 13 NCAA Division one players, over 500 junior golfers in summer camps, and over 200 adult clients and 15 Junior Academy players. "We have been very blessed to have such a rich tradition of success with our program here at Lakewood Ranch. Titles and wins have come with much hard work, sacrifice, and of course, talent. But there is more to the story –our “Mustang Golf Core Beliefs have set us this path and will help keep us there."