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 Lynn Wright 

Lynn Wright is a native of Carrollton, Alabama where he graduated from Carrollton High School in 1970 after being a star performer on the football field. He was also a 1974 graduate of Livingston University where he played football for the Tigers (1972-74).

Wright helped lead the Tigers to a 22-7-3 record during his three years in Livingston, including a record of 8-1-2 and a trip to the NAIA Semifinals in 1972.

He began his high school career at his alma mater as an assistant coach and teacher in 1975 where he served for the next five years. In 1980, Wright moved over to Jackson Academy as an assistant football coach for three more seasons.

Coach Wright began his coaching head football coaching career in 1983 at McIntosh Academy, where he would serve as head coach through the 1987 season.

His teams won four Alabama Christian Athletic Conference 2A Championships before he left the school after the 1987 season. His 1984 team also won the NACA Division II National Championship.

In 1988, Wright landed the head football coaching position at Pickens Academy and the winning continued. Over a brilliant 18 year stay at Pickens Academy, he led the Pirates to five AISA 2A State Championships in football and three baseball state titles.

He had an impressive 209-75 overall record in 26 years of coaching football and owns a 237-77 record in 11 years of coaching baseball. Wright coached five undefeated football teams and put together winning streaks of 47 and 32 games.

In addition to coaching, he also served as the headmaster at Pickens Academy, and won the AISA 2A Presidents Award for the Highest Academic School in its class.

Wright has been named AISA Coach of the Year five times and is a member of the Alabama Independent School Associations Hall of Fame.


Known Record:  209-75-0   73.6%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Jackson Academy
Jackson Academy2006 AISA-AA2-8157360R10-647222
Jackson Academy2005 AISA-AA4-6231302West2-5148240
 2 Years6-143886620-0002-11195462
    
Pickens Academy
Pickens Academy2004 AISA-AA9-43082092-18168West6-116083
Pickens Academy2003 AISA-AAA10-23841051-14540R16-122853
Pickens Academy2002 AISA-AAA4-6190122R13-413898
Pickens Academy2001 AISA-AAA7-42981130-11523West-22-16632
Pickens Academy2000 AISA-AAA9-2265730-12225West-2#3-04710
Pickens Academy1999 AISA-AA13-0598883-012315Central#4-02318
Pickens Academy1998 AISA-AA13-0434563-06813Central#4-018718
Pickens Academy1997 AISA-AA5-5204180West1-34899
Pickens Academy1996 AISA-AA13-0538793-013220West#4-013434
Pickens Academy1995 AISA-AA13-0409713-08426West#6-022431
Pickens Academy1994 AISA-AA13-0385573-05813West#6-018831
Pickens Academy1993 AISA-AAA6-52081700-1021West
Pickens Academy1992 AISA-AAA10-2292361-14420West
Pickens Academy1991 AISA-AAA6-4206123
Pickens Academy1990 AISA-AAA9-33071441-15133
Pickens Academy1989 AISA-AA7-42261341-14156West4-211960
Pickens Academy1988 AISA-AA10-22711081-1831West5-112447
 17 Years157-435523186822-977240454-131894604
    
McIntosh Christian
McIntosh Christian1987 ACAC8-3238741-0470
McIntosh Christian1986 ACAC9-218348
McIntosh Christian1985 ACAC7-3229611-062
McIntosh Christian1984 ACAC9-3270881-11715
McIntosh Christian1983 ACAC9-1203741-0106
McIntosh Christian1982 ACAC4-61111311-000
 6 Years46-1812344765-180230-000
    
TOTALS
 25 Years209-757145300627-1085242756-2420891066


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