David Wright lives in Auckland, New Zealand. He is an International Level Five American Swim Coaches Association certified coach. For 30 years he has coached national representatives in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, the US Virgin Islands, and Saudi Arabia. His athletes have competed in the Olympic Games, World Championships, Commonwealth Games, among others, and have won 10 medals. His swimmers have won 81 national championships, have broken two master’s world records, and have set 73 national records. In 2007 David was awarded the US Swim Coaches Association Certificate of Excellence.