Coach Fritz grew up in Woodstock, Illinois and started playing football in high school. After high school, Fritz moved to Florida. He attended Florida State University and graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. degree in Criminology. Mike became a Police Officer for the Belleair Police Department for the past 19 years and still going. He started coaching football when his son decided to play when he was 5 years old. Fritz has been coaching football now for 17 years, the last 6 years have been right here at Countryside High School. The previous 5 years Coach Fritz served as the Head JV Coach. This year, his coaching duties will include coaching Varsity Football as the Outside Linebackers Coach.