Billy Wright (basketball)
September 15, 1974 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1996–2001||Ben Davis HS (JV)|
|2001–2006||Pike HS (asst.)|
|2008–2010||Western Illinois (asst.)|
|2010–2013||Western Illinois (assoc. HC)|
|2013–2014||Ball State (asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
Wright played point guard at Richmond High School (where he led the team to an Indiana state title in 1992) and Bradley University. Following the close of his playing career, Wright moved into coaching. After coaching in the high school ranks for twelve years, he became an assistant coach at Western Illinois in 2008. After a short stint at Ball State during the 2013–14 season, Wright was named head coach at Western Illinois on April 15, 2014.
Head coaching record
|Western Illinois (Summit League) (2014–present)|
|Western Illinois:||26–57 (.313)||11–37 (.229)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "Ball State assistant Billy Wright hired to coach Western Illinois". Indianapolis Star. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-08.