Eddie Fritz’ first season in Rhino Country was during the 2010-11 when the Seal Beach, CA native finished his junior hockey career with the El Paso Rhinos. He was a member of the silver-medalist team that earned second place in the AAU National Championship game. Following his time in El Paso, he went on to play NCAA DIII hockey at Salem State College where he also served as the Assistant Coach for a season. He also coached at Lake Tahoe Prep Academy before returning to El Paso in 2021 as the El Paso Hockey Association’s Goaltending Coach and the NAHL Assistant Coach. In February 2023, he was named the Rhinos’ NA3HL Interim Head Coach for the final month of the regular season. A month later, he was named the NA3HL team’s Head Coach.