Posted On: 07/1/19 4:55 PM
This week I debut a perennial power in the Suburban East Conference, the East Ridge High School Raptors out of Woodbury. I had a great conversation with Head Coach Dan Fritze who has been with the East Ridge program since the school was founded in 2009 and has been the Head Coach of the Raptors since 2015.
The East Ridge Raptors has been a program thru the ringer over its last 10 years of existence. Stripped of its conference title in 2013 and section title in 2014, and forced to vacate 17 wins from those seasons due to recruiting issues, they needed a new sheriff in town which is where Dan Fritze came in, to change the culture of the program which is not an easy thing to do especially in a foot