Coach Wright is a 1983 graduate of Lee High School. He helped lead the Generals to two state semi-final appearances in 1981 and 1983. His 30 year career wins as a pitcher at Lee makes him the school's all-time wins' leader. He played baseball at Calhoun Community College and the University of North Alabama. Coach Wright began his coaching career at Lee High School, coaching football, basketball and baseball before moving to Buckhorn in 1997 as the head baseball coach and a history teacher. His 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 teams all competed in the state playoffs at the 5A level. The 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2012 teams competed at the state playoffs at the 6A level. The 2012 team set the BHS school record for wins at 36. At the end of 2014, Coach Wright retired from BHS and became the pitching coach at the University of Alabama Huntsville. In 2016, he was inducted into the Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame. Coach Wright is married to Belinda and they have three sons: Mitchell (25) who is now a pitching coach at Tennessee Tech, Kyle (22) who is a Pitcher with the Atlanta Braves and Trey (17) who is a junior at BHS.