Rider Hall of Fame BIO
  •  Sport: Soccer, Baseball
  •  Date Inducted: January 2002

Wagner was an All-American soccer player who was also the captain and starting catcher on the Rider baseball team that placed fifth in the nation at the College World Series. Named the MVP of MAC Northern Division, Wagner was a defender who led Rider to five shutout victories in '66 and went on to play professional soccer. Wagner had earned honorable mention All-East as a junior on '65 team, and after his junior year was one of 75 players from the East invited to the Olympic tryout, and made the final 15 before going to the national tryout for the Olympics. After Rider Wagner became a renowned coach, earning New Jersey Coach of the year honors while wining several New Jersey High School Soccer titles at Hightstown High.