Meet Our Coach

Derek Wright


A graduate of Pennsbury High School in 2006, Derek Wright led the Falcons to three undefeated conference championship seasons and multiple sweet 16 state-playoff appearances. After high school, Derek went on to play at Eastern University.

A 3-year team captain, Derek helped lead Eastern to consecutive conference playoff appearances. After graduation, Coach Derek became an assistant at Eastern focusing on player development and recruiting. He joined JDG Basketball in 2017 and also assisted with Oxford’s basketball program. Now in his second year with JDG Basketball, Derek assists with all shooting schools, clinics, and leagues. Derek’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and he is a valuable asset to JDG Basketball.



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