Wes Lewis joined the Ferrum athletics staff as Volunteer Assistant Women's Soccer Coach in September of 2015, then moved into the full-time Assistant Coach position in Juky 2020. He has worked in soccer coaching, training and management in Washington D.C., Greensboro, N.C., and Martinsville, Va., since graduating from James Madison University in 2000 with a BS in Kinesiology.
Throughout his career, Lewis has coached young adult teams, working for multiple public school systems and clubs. Lewis now owns and directs Upper9t LLC in Martinsville, which offers individual, small-group and team training, plus camps and academies. It also sponsors showcase teams, taking them to summer tournaments for exposure. Upper9t teams, both girls and boys, have won regional and national tournaments. Lewis specializes in technical training and preparation for college; he uses soccer to teach life lessons and skills that will benefit young people in whatever path they pursue in college and beyond.
Lewis played for the JMU club team, where he was a four-year player, three-year starter and team captain. Prior to that, Lewis was a standout at Martinsville High School, earning Piedmont District Player of the Year honors as a senior and receiving All-District, All-Region and All-State. Lewis holds a USSF National "C" License and USSF National Youth License.