Emma Wright Joins GW Women's Soccer Coaching Staff
Former Central Connecticut State Standout Named Assistant Coach
May 16, 2012
“Growing up in Greater
“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work at such a prestigious university and I am looking forward to being apart of the new direction the GW athletics department is taking,” Coach Wright said. “”I am very appreciative of the opportunity Patrick Nero and Sarah Barnes have given me as an assistant coach and I am eager to give everything I have back to the GW women’s soccer program.”
A native of Greater
Prior to joining the Fort Worth FC staff, Coach Wright served as assistant coach for two seasons at
Coach Wright played at the collegiate level at both Division I Central Connecticut State University and Division II Slippery Rock University. Throughout her three seasons at CCSU, she helped the squad to its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament's second round. A three-year letterwinner with the Blue Devils, Coach Wright was a First Team All-Northeast Conference selection and was named the Central Connecticut Sportswriters Player of the Year after helping CCSU win two NEC titles. Wright transferred to Slippery Rock her senior year where she made an immediate impact and was named All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference while helping The Rock to the PSAC West Title in 2004.
Before coming to the
Coach Wright graduated from CCSU in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in art, specializing in graphic design. She completed her master's degree in education at
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