Rīhimeki became the head coach of the Latvian national team in July 2017. Under his leadership, the Latvians took fifth place in the three held world championships.
Rīhimeki himself once played floorball at the highest level, as he represented several clubs of the Finnish Elite League. His biggest achievement in his floorball career was achieved in 1995, when he became the vice-champion of Finland.
Rīhimeki started his coaching career in 2004, first working with the Finnish first division team “Pirkat”, and then leading the elite league club Tampere “Koovee”, with which he won the bronze medals of the Finnish championship in 2012, as well as reaching the Finnish Cup twice for the final.
He has also led the Finnish second national team and the Finnish student national team, but in 2013 he became the head coach of the Swedish club from Jönköping. In 2014, however, he went to Switzerland, where he was first the head coach of the second league club Cuga United, and from 2016 he coached the higher league team Klotene Jets.
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