Frank Cammisa became the head coach of the Bridgewater State wrestling program in September of 2014 after serving as an assistant coach for the previous four seasons.
Frank joined the coaching staff after an outstanding four-year collegiate career with the Bears. He is the only wrestler in BSU history to compete in the NCAA Division III Championships in each of his four seasons with the team
A native of Danbury, Connecticut, Cammisa is a January 2011 graduate of Bridgewater State with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Recreation.
Frank came to Bridgewater in 2006 and immediately made an impact on the Bears' wrestling program. In his freshman season he set school rookie marks for wins with 35 and pins with 21 on his way to capturing the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) 149-pound title and advancing to the NCAA Tournament.
Cammisa repeated as the 149-pound champion and made a return trip to the NCAAs in 2008. In 2009, he placed second at the NEWA Championships but was awarded a wild card to the NCAA Tournament. In his senior season, Frank moved up a weight class and captured the 157-pound NEWA title as he made his fourth straight appearance in the NCAAs.
All told, Cammisa is tï»¿ied for third all-time at BSU in career wins with 110, and ranks second in pï»¿ins with 46.ï»¿