2011 ODAC and VaSID COACH OF THE YEAR
2013 VaSID COACH OF THE YEAR
Bryan Waggoner’s coaching experience is widespread, as he has coached at the club, high school, and NCAA Division I and III levels.
Since taking the helm of the Randolph men's soccer team in 2007, the squad has thrived traveling to the ODAC Tournament every season since entering the league. Waggoner led his team to the 2011 ODAC title, earning ODAC Coach of the Year honors.
Also in 2011, Waggoner guided his squad to the NCAA Sweet 16 round, where the WildCats traveled to Califonia before falling in overtime. In 2011, Randolph earned its first tournament victory against Guilford. Over the last two seasons, the team set team records for overall and conference wins, goals scored and also registered its first winning season in program history back in 2010. The 2011 season saw the WildCats finish with a 18-6 overall and tied the NCAA record for wins in overtime with six.
In 2013, Randolph won the ODAC's regular season crown and ranked as high as No. 15 nationally in both the NSCAA and D3soccer.com polls.
His squad used that run to become the first team in ODAC history to win 10 league games in a single season.
His team continued its success in 2015. The team finished second in the ODAC with a 7-1-3 record, and advanced to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship game. Randolph also boasted an 11-game unbeaten streak.
Prior to being hired as the WildCat men’s soccer coach, he worked at his alma mater, the University of Richmond, where he served as an assistant coach for three seasons. During this time his duties included on-field training, game analysis, and recruiting. Prior to his work with the Spiders, Waggoner was the head coach at Douglas S. Freeman High School in Richmond where he amassed a 24-11-8 record over three seasons.
As a Division I student-athlete at the University of Richmond, Waggoner was a four-year letter winner. He served as team captain his senior year when he earned the Coaches Award in recognition of his leadership skills. He graduated from Richmond with a degree in sociology.
After graduation, Waggoner was named the assistant men’s and women’s coach at NCAA Division III Linfield College in Oregon. He helped the men’s team earn an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament. Waggoner was involved in all aspects of the Linfield program, including on-field training, scouting, and recruiting.
At the club level, Waggoner has served as the technical director of the Virginia Capital Area Soccer League, where he analyzed, evaluated, and trained teams throughout the club system. In addition, he was the head coach of the under-18 boy’s elite team, guiding it to five tournament championships and a final four standing in the state cup.
Waggoner is married to Randolph's head women's lacrosse coach, Alexis Waggoner.
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