Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Gophers' Womens Soccer says good bye to Mikki Denney Wright
Last week, Gophers' coach, Mikki Denney Wright, resigned from her job coaching women's soccer. For many, this was a major surprise. After all, why would a coach who made it to a college level simply resign at 37? She'd coached the team to a NCAA championship her first year and the team has won 70% of games in ithe past four years, she's done a fantastic job. Wright says it was simple - her two kids.
Wright coached soccer at the University of Minnesota for four years, devoting her life to coaching. She says she originally planned to both coach and raise kids, but it just wasn't working, so she decided her priority was her kids, not her team. Can't blame her for that, so let's just hope her replacement is as good as she is.