Athletic Department Staff

Athletics and Activities Director:  Nate Wright

Contact information —  Email:  Phone: 815-568-6511 Ext 1612

Mr. Wright is in his first year as Athletics and Activities Director at Marengo High School.  Prior to serving in his current role, he was a Math Teacher, Boys Basketball, and Girls Golf Coach.  He will continue in his role as Head Boys Basketball Coach.  The year will mark his 12th year of service to the Marengo Community.  He started his teaching career in at East Peoria High School and coached at his Alma Mater, Canton High School, for 4 years before moving north.  He currently resides in Sycamore, Illinois with his wife, Brooke, and three children: Chaz (8), Tucker (4), and McCartney (1).


  • Canton High School (Class of 1999)
  • Knox College (Class of 2003, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Teaching Certification)
    • Played at the collegiate level in Basketball (4 years), Golf (2 years), Baseball (2 years)
  • Aurora University (2010, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership)

Administrative Assistant: Lisa Ackley

Contact information — Email:  Phone: 815-568-6511 Ext 1602

Mrs. Ackley is starting her second year in the Athletic Department.  She has committed herself to the betterment of Marengo Athletics and we are happy she is continuing in this role.  She previously served Marengo students in our Nurses Office.