Jay Wright is the head basketball coach at Villanova University. He grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and attended Bucknell University, where he played varsity basketball. Prior to becoming head coach at Villanova in 2001, he served seven seasons as head coach at Hofstra University. He is a two-time Naismith National Coach of the Year.
"Jay Wright's Attitude is filled with wonderful anecdotes, life lessons, and that which we all seek: wisdom."--Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman emeritus, Nike
"In 2015-16, Villanova displayed the best attributes of a champion by playing hard, smart, and together. Jay Wright instilled those traits in his team, and in Attitude he shares the universal leadership lessons that helped it succeed."--Mike Krzyzewski, head coach, Duke University basketball "In my four years at Villanova, Coach Wright taught me what it means to be a respected leader and how infectious a positive daily approach can be. Reading Attitude made me feel like I was right back with my teammates in a circle at center court after practice, listening to Coach's insight into how I could become a better player and a better leader."--Ryan Arcidiacono, co-captain, 2015-2016 Villanova Wildcats