Kyle Wagner, the founder and former owner of GoWags Baseball Academy, established the academy in 2009 and steered its course until 2016. Currently, he remains an integral part of the academy as a coach, contributing his wealth of knowledge and experience.
A graduate of Wake Forest University in 1995, Coach Wagner’s journey in baseball includes a stint with the California Angels, where he was drafted in 1995, playing a pivotal role in the organization for a year. Post his playing career, he transitioned seamlessly into coaching, serving as an Assistant Coach at both Elizabethtown College and Wake Forest University from 1997 to 1999.
From 2000 to 2008, Coach Wagner took on the role of Head Coach at Red Land High School, leaving an indelible mark on the team. His coaching prowess is evident in the development of three first-round picks in 2019, 2020, and 2021, a testament to his dedication to player growth.
In addition to his coaching endeavors, Coach Wagner is also a published author, having penned two insightful books, ‘Green Light Hitting’ and ‘How The RiverCats Won’. Through his writings, he shares valuable insights and strategies garnered from his extensive experience in the world of baseball.