Richie Waggoner was named head basketball coach at Hollins in the fall of 2006. He stepped down following the 2009-10 season to build the university’s sports information office and is currently sports information director and an instructor of physical education. Prior to coming to Hollins, he completed a six-year stint as head women’s basketball coach at Lynchburg College and nine years as an assistant coach at Roanoke College. Other career highlights include serving as an assistant girls’ basketball coach at Roanoke County’s Glenvar High School, which won a state championship in 1997. Waggoner has worked for more than 20 years with the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), including seven years as the color commentator for the ODAC women’s basketball tournament. A native of the Roanoke Valley, Waggoner is a 1992 graduate of Roanoke College.