The sudden resignation of Edison coach Todd Robinson left Edison High school without a boys’ basketball coach less than two months before the first day of practice.
Fischer, who previously turned down the position, accepted this time if for no other reason than to keep continuity in the program.
He was unanimously approved at the Edison Local Schools Board of Education meeting.
Although he has coached for over 20 years, it is his first head coaching position.
Fischer has been a fifth-grade teacher at the Edison Middle School for 20 years.
Fischer graduated from Sandusky High School in 1987 and in 2011 was inducted into that school’s Hall of Fame.
Although he had college opportunities in basketball and was all-conference in baseball, Fischer’s best sport was golf, one that he took to Ashland College where he played for four years, most of them as the Eagle’s No. 1 player.
Fischer was the Great Lakes Valley Player of the Year in 1990 when he was medalist in three college tournaments.
He left Ashland with as degree in secondary and elementary education.
Read more in Thursday's Norwalk Reflector and Sandusky Register.