We had a lively conversation about the vision Ed has for the Sixers organizationJay Wright staying at Villanova May 22, 2009
Paul Arizin was the most dignified, classy and humble legend I've ever metBasketball Hall of Famer Paul Arizin dies Dec 13, 2006
On behalf of Allan, his family and our basketball family, I would like to thank everyone for the well-wishes and prayers Allan has received in the last 36 hoursAllen Ray cleared to practice Mar 12, 2006
When I saw (athletic trainer) Jeff (Pierce) walk into the office with an x-ray, I was preparing myself for the worstVillanova senior guard sprains knee Feb 27, 2006
There's always been a special commitment from our administration to the basketball program at VillanovaVillanova, Wright agree to extended pact Feb 14, 2006
Jerold Taylor "Jay" Wright, Jr. (born December 24, 1961) is an American basketball coach. He is currently the men's coach at Villanova University. He was born in Churchville, Pennsylvania, U.S., and is married to a former Villanova cheerleader. In 2006, Wright signed a seven year contract extension with Villanova University which would keep him in the position through the 2012–2013 season.
Wright is a graduate of Council Rock High School North in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in 1983, where he played on the basketball team and became a Brother of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Upon graduating from college, Wright got his first job as an assistant coach at Division III University of Rochester. In 1986, he got his first position in Division I college basketball as an assistant coach at Drexel University. His next job came as an assistant to Rollie Massimino at Villanova, where he remained from 1987–1992. In 1992, he moved with Massimino to UNLV, where he remained until 1994.