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This profile was last updated on 9/14/10  and contains information from public web pages.
 
Background

Employment History

  • Coach
    HodagSports.com
  • Boys Basketball Coach
    The RHS
  • Head Coach
    The RHS
  • Manager
    Rhinelander WI
  • Coach
    Rhinelander WI
  • Coach
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Web References
RHINELANDER - RHS Boys Basketball Coach ...
www.hodagsports.com, 14 Sept 2010 [cached]
RHINELANDER - RHS Boys Basketball Coach Rich Fortier told HodagSports.com Wednesday afternoon that he has accepted the job as Principal in the Arbor Vitae/Woodruff School and will step down as RHS Boys Basketball Coach.
Multiple reports surfaced Tuesday night and Wednesday Morning regarding the move. Fortier confirmed them Wednesday afternoon as he was in the process of informing his coaching staff and RHS Administration of his decision.
"I accepted the prinicpalship with the K-8 School in Arbor Vitae/Woodruff," Fortier told HodagSports.com's Jeremy Mayo in a phone call Wednesday.
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Fortier had logged 14 seasons as head coach for the Hodags, 18 in all with the RHS Boys Basketball Program, serving as a Freshman Coach under Jack Bennett for four years before taking the head job in 1996.
Fortier's Hodags went to State three times, in 1996-97, 1998-99 and 2000-01. He also won Wisconsin Valley Conference titles in 98-99 and 2004-05.
Over the years Fortier built relationships with several of his players, which he admits is the hardest thing about leaving.
"I'm going to miss just about everything," he says.
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No formal search to replace Fortier has started but two names that have already surfaced as frontrunners are current RHS JV Coach Josh Jaeger and former RHS player and Assistant Coach Derek Lemmens, who spent last season as an assistant under Dan Witter at Wisconsin Rapids.
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"I hope that the basketball team is left in capable hands and I'm confident that it will," Fortier said.
Arbor Vitae/Woodruff is one of five feeder elementary schools to Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua. Fortier has a strong relationship with Lakeland Boys Basketball Coach Ted Voigt.
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Search to Begin Shortly for Fortier's Replacement After 14 seasons of consistency with Rich Fortier, Rhinelander's Boys Basketball Bench will have a new leader this winter. With the start of the school year fast approaching and the Boys Basketball se
Fortier Takes AVW Job, Steps Down as RHS Boys Hoops Coach RHINELANDER - RHS Boys Basketball Coach Rich Fortier told HodagSports.com Wednesday afternoon that he has accepted the job as Principal in the Arbor Vitae/Woodruff School and will step down as RHS Boy
"They just did enough to beat ...
www.hodagsports.com, 3 Mar 2009 [cached]
"They just did enough to beat us," said Hodag coach Rich Fortier.
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"They played a tough non-conference schedule," Fortier says of a squad that like Rhinelander has faced West De Pere and Antigo outside the WVC.
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"Everest's going to be tough," Fortier says.
HodagSports.com
www.hodagsports.com, 25 Feb 2010 [cached]
Derek Lemmens, seen here playing in the 2009 HodagSports.com Alumni Basketball Tournament, goes from a former RHS Player to a RHS Head Coach, accepting the Boys Basketball position vacated by Rich Fortier (Casey Mayo photo).
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The RHS Activities Department announced the hiring Friday afternoon, ending a 16-day search to replace Rich Fortier, who excepted the Prinicpal/AD role at Arbor Vitae/Woodruff Elementary School.
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"I figured Rich would be coaching for a while.
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Coach Witter has a different personality that Coach Fortier and both have been successful.
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"Those are big footsteps," Lemmens says of Fortier's.
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I worked with a lot of good coaches and I feel Richie is one of the best in game coaches that I've encountered.
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Search to Begin Shortly for Fortier's Replacement After 14 seasons of consistency with Rich Fortier, Rhinelander's Boys Basketball Bench will have a new leader this winter. With the start of the school year fast approaching and the Boys Basketball se
Fortier Takes AVW Job, Steps Down as RHS Boys Hoops Coach RHINELANDER - RHS Boys Basketball Coach Rich Fortier told HodagSports.com Wednesday afternoon that he has accepted the job as Principal in the Arbor Vitae/Woodruff School and will step down as RHS Boy
"I think it's been, for them, ...
www.hodagsports.com, 15 Aug 2013 [cached]
"I think it's been, for them, a lot of things," Rhinelander manager Rich Fortier said of the team's experience at state following Tuesday's loss. "It was exciting. It was disappointing.
Wisconsin Badgers Basketball Team Stream | Bleacher Report
bleacherreport.com, 7 April 2011 [cached]
@WisBBYearbook Rich Fortier, former coach at Rhinelander, has been named the new head coach at Lakeland Union High School.
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