Erick Wright-Head Coach
Coach Erick Wright enters his 4th season as Head Baseball Coach after serving as the assistant coach the previous seven seasons.
In his 24 years of coaching at the collegiate level he has sent over 235 players to the four year level, coached over 70 All-Conference players, coached four All-Americans, and sent 110 players to the NCAA Division 1 level. He has also had 42 players taken in the MLB draft. His teams have participated in the post season, these include the 1995-1996 Sun Belt Conf. tourney. UTPA, 1997 Sub-Regional Tournament Coffeyville Community College, 1997-2001 Sub-Regional tournament Allen County, 2000 NJCAA World Series, 2003 Sub-Regional Dodge City Community College.
Coach Wright started his coaching career at the University of Texas Pan American as a graduate assistant coach working with the pitchers. The pitching staff at UTPA was second in the Sun Belt Conference in ERA both seasons. After finishing his graduate work at UTPA, Coach Wright took an Asst. position at Coffeyville Community College, where the Red Ravens made the sub-regional tournament. After one year at Coffeyville Coach Wright accepted the asst. coaching position at Allen County community College, where these teams went to the sub-regional tournament from 1997-2001, and a trip to the NJCAA World Series in the spring of 2000. After the 2001 season Coach Wright accepted the Head Coaching position at Dodge City Community College, making the post season in 2003. From 2005-2006 Coached Wright was the asst. baseball coach at New Caney High School and 2006-2007 Associate Scout Colorado Rockies. In 2007 Coach Wright accepted the asst. baseball coaching position at New Mexico Military Institute. In July of 2008 Coached Wright began coaching at NCTC.
Coach Wright is a graduate of Bryan High School in 1988 and was a varsity starter for two years. Wright attended Panola Junior college playing on two conference championship teams. After Panola Coach Wright attended Sul Ross State University, were he started for two seasons, winning Most Valuable Pitcher in 1994. After college Coach Wright signed a free agent contract with the Regina Cyclones.
Coach Wright also teaches physical education classes at the college. He is married to Melissa, who is a second grade teacher at Callisburg Elementary. They have one daughter, Grace age 11.