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Steven A. Wagoner
Sports & Entertainment
Mr. Wagoner acquired the rights to Virginia Beach City FC, under Nexus Street Sports in 2014 bringing the highest level of soccer to the Hampton Roads community. The team went undefeated at home during their inaugural season, earning their first playoff berth in club history. The team also earned a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup bid, competing against USL Richmond Kickers. The club had two players drafted in the MLS SuperDraft since 2015 by both Orlando City SC and Seattle Soiunders. In 2015 the club acquired rights to Virginia Beach City FC Women under the Women’s Premier Soccer League.
In the first quarter of 2013 Mr. Wagoner agreed to terms with D.C. United and Major League Soccer to give Nexus Street Sports the rights to operate D.C. United U23 under the company as an official member of the National Premier Soccer League. The company appointed former D.C. United player, Jaime Moerno as the club’s Head Coach for the inaugural season in 2014. In 2015 the team earned a Mid Atlantic conference championship going undefeated in the regular season. The team earned a playoff berth and a bid in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Mr. Wagoner serves on the Board of Directors for the National Premier Soccer League. He previously served on the Board of Advisors for George Mason University’s Center for Sport Management and was a regional commissioner for the Women’s Premier Soccer League.
Investor & Entrepreneur
Mr. Wagoner has also made personal investments in real estate and in retail franchises, ranked in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 list: Edible Arrangements
Awards and Honors
- Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit Selection, 2014 and 2015
- NCAA I Tournament Appearance, George Mason University Men’s Soccer
- CAA Champions, George Mason University Men’s Soccer
- NCAA I Top “20” National Rankings, George Mason University Men’s Soccer
- CAA Commissioners Academic Award, George Mason University
- Signed first semi professional soccer contract at age 17
- George Mason University Alum
- George Mason University NCAA I Men’s Soccer Alum
- NFL Green Bay Packers, Shareholder
Investment, Business Development and Branding
Nexus Street, LLC
The Nexus Street leadership team has over 40 combined years of industry expertise, including government and commercial professional services, product development, and sports and entertainment. They have grown and assisted business units generating over $1B in contract awards and revenue, assisted in managing business units with up to $250M in annual revenue and programs of over $500M, and started several new businesses from the ground up.