Ken Conselyea Award, 2007

Carl Wright

Carl Wright rose to a class 1 referee in 1979 and is a registered official for Ohio high school and collegiate soccer. He served as State Director of Assessment for Ohio South from 1981-2006 and was USSF National Referee Assessor in 1983.

After graduating from Lima Senior School in 1951, Wright joined the United States Air Force. While on temporary duty in England, Wright played soccer with his squadron tram. In 1955, he began refereeing on the advice of his English coach/referee.

Wright’s passion for the game lay dormant his son began playing with his friends at the age of five in 1970. He coached his son’s team until attending his first refereeing class in 1976.

Wright was born on January 14, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio. He and his wife of 49 years, Joey, reside in Huber Heights, Ohio.


State Referee Administrator
Ken Baldeosingh
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Dayton, Ohio 45424
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