The former Botswana Under-23 mentor flew to Cape Town last week and has reportedly had interviews with Santos’ chairman Goolam Allie.
Santos have been without a coach since the departure of Roger de Sa with veteran player Jean Marc Ithier as caretaker coach.
Bright has a military background and strict approach in terms of discipline and training. Among the youngsters he has groomed from across the border is Santos’ midfielder Mogogi Gabonamong.
Bright has coached Township Rollers and Mogoditshane Fighters with whom he won several accolades in the Botswana domestic league.
He was recently linked to the vacant post of Lesotho national coach following the resignation of coach Monaheng Monyake.