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Roberto Fontanez
HS Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach
HS Boys Freshman Basketball
HS Boys Varsity Volleyball Head Coach
rfontanez@innovationcharter.org

Roberto Fontanez has been coaching at Innovation since 2017 and has led a variety of teams during his tenure, including the high school varsity volleyball teams (boys and girls), the high school boys basketball teams, and the high & middle school varsity baseball teams.

Originally a basketball athlete, Roberto started his career playing locally in Lowell at a young age and acquired extensive knowledge through years of playing in tournaments across the US and Canada, where he won a number of championships. His coaching career includes time as the head coach of the St. Patrick’s-Franco American boys basketball program of the Ecumenical Athletic Association. Roberto then went on to become the co-director and a coach for the Acre Youth Organization Basketball program in Lowell, where he remained for four years. He then transitioned to coaching the NE Lady Thunder AAU program. In addition to his coaching experience, Roberto is an an IAABO 95 Basketball Official.

Roberto took over the girls high school volleyball program in the fall of 2021. Since then, he has led the program to two CAC Small league titles (2021 and 2022). In fall of 2023, he was named CAC Girls Volleyball Coach of the Year. Over his three seasons at the helm, he has amassed a record of 50-13.