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Dru Wright

Coach Dru Wright began playing soccer at the age of 3 1/2 and has played every year since. His parents started Central Jackson Soccer Organization (CJSO), an all black soccer club at the time in order for him to have the opportunity to play in Jackson, MS. He then moved on to play for Rankin United Futbol Club and later Jackson Futbol Club at the latter part of his club career. He went to St. Joseph Catholic School where he earned All-State and All- District awards in soccer and football.   

Coach Dru went to Wake Forest University on a soccer scholarship where he also played football his junior and senior year as a wide receiver and kicker. After graduation he went to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he played professional for a year. He returned to the States and went to play professionally in New Orleans, LA for the Baton Rouge Cult Capitals. He played and coached in the offseason for Chicago Fire Juniors of Louisiana. He recently moved from New Orleans, LA to join Liverpool FC America to further his coaching career in the North Texas market.

 

Professional experience:
Liverpool Warriors
Clube de Futebol Rio de Janeiro
Baton Rouge CULT Capitals
Ft. Lauderdale Schulz Academy

 

Coaching experience:
NPSL Head Coach - Liverpool Warriors

Deputy Academy Manager - Liverpool FC International Academy America
Chicago Fire Juniors of Louisiana (2010- 2012)
NORD soccer program (2012)
Riverside Academy High School (2011-2012)
Arch Bishop Rummel High School (2010-2011)
Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi
Murrah High school

 

Certifications:
National “B” license
NSCAA Goalkeeping Level I and Level II
U.S. Federation Referee Grade 8