Jack Wright (American football)
Wright pictured in The Tyee 1903, Washington yearbook
October 30, 1871|
Moravia, New York
|Died||October 27, 1931
Auburn, New York
|Alma mater||Williams College (1897)
Columbia Law School (1902)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|c. 1902||Columbia (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Charles A. "Jack" Wright (October 30, 1871 – October 27, 1931) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Washington in 1901 and at the University of Kentucky in 1903, compiling a career college football record of 10–4. Wright later worked as a judge after earning his degree from Columbia Law School in 1902. He died in 1931 after suffering a heart attack. At the time of his death, he was candidate for the Cayuga County judge as well as the city recorder for Auburn, New York. He was interred in Indian Mound Cemetery in Moravia.
Head coaching record
|Washington (Independent) (1901)|
|Kentucky Wildcats (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1903)|
- Wright, J.A. (1918). Historical Sketches of the Town of Moravia, from 1791 to 1918. Press of Cayuga County News. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
- Columbia University (1931). Columbia Alumni News. 23. Alumni Council of Columbia University. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
- "COLUMBIA'S FOOTBALL PLANS. - Wright May Be on Hand to Assist Morley in the Coaching. - View Article - NYTimes.com". query.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
- "English Athletes Watch Yale Football. - View Article - NYTimes.com". query.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
- Thomas Tryniski (31 August 2007). "Old Fulton NY Post Cards" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-12-14.
|This biographical article relating to a college football coach first appointed in the 1900s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|