Karen Wright has been associated with Victory Volleyball Club since 2003. In 2005 she advanced to head coach of both the elite and select teams in various age divisions, and she is currently entering her eighth year as the Club Director. Karen also manages the Net Results gym that serves as ‘home court’ for the Victory teams.
Karen came to Victory from Trinity Christian Academy in Addison with significant experience as Head Varsity Volleyball Coach from 2005 until 2016. During her tenure as their head coach, her teams won two State Championships in both 2007 and 2011. They also made four Final Four appearances during her eleven-year career. In 2007 she was named the TAPPS 1-6A Coach of the Year, and was awarded District Coach of the Year for five of the eleven seasons that she coached the TCA Lady Trojans.
Karen Cunningham Wright attended Richardson High School and was a three-year varsity starter as a setter for the Eagles. She received All-District honors in both her junior and senior years. Upon graduating, Ouachita Baptist University awarded her a volleyball scholarship where she played setter and was a defensive specialist. She was honored with the Christian Leadership Award and the Jerry Forehand Award in both her junior and senior seasons at OBU. Karen returned to Dallas after graduation, married Ben Wright and they have three daughters – Hallie, Lainie and Addisyn. Karen’s passion is to share the hope of Christ as she coaches and trains young athletes in the volleyball programs.