Waggoner came to Hollins in the summer of 2006 as the Head Basketball coach and Sports Information Director. Since then, the Roanoke native, has moved over to the administrative side of the department full time, after coaching the basketball team through the 2009-2010 season. After coaching in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) for 20 years as an assistant or head coach of women's basketball and softball, Waggoner is completing his 12th year in Sports Information and for the past four years has served as the NCAA Compliance Coordinator at Hollins. In the spring of 2018, Waggoner stepped in as the interim tennis coach at Hollins and took over the day-to day operations of the program on February 1st. Richie lives in Raonoke with his wife, Tracy, and their six year old son, Ryan.