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Chris Fritzsching

Executive Director of Football Education


Hometown: Detroit, MI

Family: Wife-Vikki, Children-Jaxson (15), Taryn (8)

Current Coaching Position: Executive Director of Football Education - Detroit Lions (14th season)

Years Coaching Football: 24 Years


  • Favorite all-time Detroit Lions player: Barry Sanders
  • Favorite Coaching Memory: Not one specific moment – just a countless number of positive experiences in which children have learned, improved, grown, understood and worked together to become better as individuals and better as a team.
  • Favorite Position to Coach: Quarterback & Wide Receiver
  • Personal Point of Pride: Determined - Determined to succeed, determined to improve every day, and every way, determined to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
  • Fun Fact about Coach: Briefly flew a T-6 Texan, an American single-engine advanced trainer aircraft, over the Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, MI.
  • Hobbies: Travel, Reading, Spending time with family