Wagner & Woolf Team

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Robert Wagner

Robert Wagner / Founder

  • Born in Berlin, Germany
  • Co-Founder of Wagner&Woolf
  • Soccer Career: Hallescher FC (U19s Youth Bundesliga, 3.Bundesliga), Tus Koblenz (Regionalliga)
  • Graduating from Rhein-Ahr-Campus in 2014 with a degree in Sports Management
  • Following his graduation he accepted a scholarship offer from the 2014 NCAA Division 2 Finalist Carson-Newman University and played one season for the California State University, San Bernardino
Dylan Murphy

Dylan Murphy / Founder

  • Born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Co-Founder of Wagner & Woolf
  • Youth career: Newcastle Jets (Australian Hyundai A League)
  • Following his release at 18 from the u-21s he immediately accepted the opportunity of a scholarship offer from Division 1 powerhouse UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • Big West conference champions in 2014 under NCAA National Championship winning coach Tim Vom Steeg
  • Graduating from UCSB in 2015 with a degree in Political Science and Government
  • Coaching Experience: Graduate Assistant at CSUSB, Assistant Coach at the Santa Barbara Junior College
Rico Freimuth

Rico Freimuth / Head of Track & Field

  • Born in Potsdam, Germany
  • German decathlete - 6th at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
  • 3rd at 2015 World Championships in Beijing
  • 2nd at 2017 World Championships in London
  • Personal best: 8663 (Ratingen, 2017)
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Economics (FH Merseburg)
Aimee Philipps

Aimee Philipps / Scouting & Player Identification

  • Born in Greymouth, New Zealand
  • Soccer Career: New Zealand National Team, USV Jena, Cardiff Met. Ladies F.C., Nortern Tigers
  • Coaching Experience: Youth Coach alongside Malia Steinmetz at Northern Tigers & North Turramurra
  • Aimee also runs her own Business as an English Language Consultant which caters for: General English, Business English and Pronunciation
Nicola Geuer

Nicola Geuer / Head of Tennis

  • Born in Duisburg, Germany
  • Professional Tennis Player (WTA Top 100 in doubles)
  • Playing 1st division (Bundesliga) in Germany
  • Currently studying international management (Ansbach university)
  • Sports commentator
Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson / Director of Soccer

  • Born in Sydney, Australia
  • After his high school graduation, Ryan moved to Marconi Stallions where he played regular first team NPL1 football – earning the ‘Young player of the year’ award
  • This earned him a move to the Central Coast Mariners, where he instantly became a member of the A-League squad. Ryan played 2 seasons of A-League football, including off seasons with the NYL squad
  • Upon leaving CCM, Ryan accepted a full-scholarship offer to the University of Virginia, where he majored in ‘Culture studies and Entrepreneurship’
  • Ryan now resides in Copenhagen, Denmark, but works as chief scout in the Australian and New Zealand markets, advising elite players in their move stateside
Harrison Devenish Meares

Harrison Devenish Meares / Director of Business Development

  • Born in Sydney, Australia
  • Youth Career: Northern Tigers FC (4th Division Australia)
  • Following two years studying medical science in Sydney, Australia, he accepted a scholarship offer and transferred to the University of South Florida
  • There he captained the side in the Division 1 NCAA tournament, and was elected president of the student athlete advisory committee and implemented environmentally conscious initiatives in the athletic department
  • Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biological health science, Harrison has moved to Europe where he signed a multi-year professional contract
Cecilie Bang

Cecilie Bang / Transitioning Specialist

  • Born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Cecilie attended Niels Brock Business College, where she specialised in ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship’
  • Upon graduation from Niels Brock, Cecilie moved to Charlottesville, Virginia – where she studied at the University of Richmond and University of District of Columbia respectively, while also working full time
  • Currently, Cecilie attends Copenhagen Business School – where she majors in ‘Business Administration and Digital Management’
  • At the same time, she works as a scout and transitioning specialist for the Scandinavian and Australian markets – helping our athletes make the jump into the US college system