Quinn Wright to Lead Keuka College Women’s Volleyball

Quinn Wright to Lead Keuka College Women’s Volleyball

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The 45th season of Keuka College Women's Volleyball will have a new leader on the bench as the Keuka College Department of Athletics named Quinn Wright as the new Women's Volleyball Head Coach.

Wright comes to Keuka College following a two-year stint as the Club Director of VolleyFX Volleyball Club in Rochester. There he managed all aspects of VolleyFX operations, which fields 25 teams ages 12-18. He aided with the management and training of the coaching staffs and helped coordinate fundraising efforts for the club. Wright also led an initiative to bring beach volleyball to VolleyFX for the first time in program history.

Prior to his time at VolleyFX, Wright spent seven years in the collegiate ranks coaching. In 2016, Wright led Finger Lakes Community College in Canandaigua, N.Y. He posted a 19-11 record with the Lakers while taking them to both the Mid-State Athletic Conference and NJCAA Region III Tournaments.

His collegiate experience began as an undergraduate at Allegheny College. Wright was the setting setter for the Gators club volleyball team. While at Allegheny, he worked as a student assistant with the women's program, assisting the coaching staff in-season and leading skill sessions during the off-season. After earning his bachelor's degree in History with a minor in Religious Studies, Wright remained on staff at Allegheny College as an assistant volleyball coach. His duties increased from his student-assistant role, adding on recruiting responsibilities and created a training program for the team.

Originally from Penfield, N.Y., Quinn Wright helped lead the Patriots to a pair of Section V Championships. He was also named All-Greater Rochester by the Democrat and Chronicle following his senior season of 2007. While working at Allegheny College, Wright continued his education, earning a Master's in Sports Management from Drexel University in 2015.

Quinn Wright and the 2019 Keuka College Women's Volleyball team will begin their season on their home floor in the Keuka College Invitational. The Wolves will host Hilbert College and Union College on Friday, August 30. They will then take on Rowan University and Lasell College on Saturday, August 31 to complete the tournament.