Coach Wright smiling for the camera

O'Neil Wright

Elite Sprint Coach

After graduating from the University of Alabama in 2004, O'Neil Wright worked as an assistant coach at his alma mater, helping propel four of his athletes to All-American status. He went on to coach at the high school level, where five of his athletes earned conference championship titles and eight claimed school records. At Augsburg University and Winston State University, Wright helped his teams win four conference titles, coached 11 individual conference champions and seven All-Americans. As a professional athlete, Wright represented Liberia at the 2008 Olympic Games as well as the 2005 and 2007 World Championships. Wright joined the Atlanta Track Club Track coaching staff in 2019 and coaches the Club's youth and Elite sprinters.