Kirk Wagner - Boys' Varsity Head Coach
The 2023 season will mark Coach Kirk Wagner's second season coaching the St. Pius X Boys’ Varsity soccer program. Though he was unexpectedly thrust into the role of varsity head coach last season, Coach Wagner lead the boys to the GHSA 5A State Finals where they finished runners-up. Coach Wagner recently moved to Georgia from Texas. Prior to moving to Georgia, Coach Wagner coached collegiately at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas and various boys’ and girls’ soccer programs throughout Texas including Houston, San Antonio, and Austin. Coach Wagner played four (4) years of college soccer at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, earning: Freshman of the Year, Two (2) Time Team MVP, Two (2) Time All-Conference, All-District and All-American Honors, Three (3) time Team Captain, Inducted into the St. Edward’s Soccer Hall of Fame in 2002. Prior to the founding of the MLS in 1995-96, he embarked on his professional playing career for: San Antonio Generals (1992-1993), Austin Lone Stars (1993-1994), SpVgg Landshut Germany (1994-1996). Although Coach Wagner’s dream of becoming a professional soccer player ended on a German soccer field some time ago, he can still be found running up and down the soccer pitches around the world, like on his recent trip to Uganda to play with and train the Nkuringo Gorilla Cousins FC on their Ugandan mountain top pitch called, “On Top of the World.” Coach Wagner holds an “A” license from the United States Soccer Federation. Coach Wagner also holds an MBA from Texas A&M University at College Station, TX and a BA from St. Edwards University at Austin, TX. Coach Wagner is supported by his wife Valentina Wagner, daughter Sky Wagner, and his two sons, Mathias and Iakovos Wagner. Coach Wagner’s favorite non-soccer hobbies include cooking, traveling, reading, meditating, hiking, and art.
Callum Mordey - Boys' Middle School Head Coach
Callum Jordan Mordey, born August 19, 1994 in Sunderland, England. Played for Sunderland AFC, Leicester City and Hartlepool United professional youth academies in England. Represented England under 16’s at the four nations tournament earning 4 caps. Played 4 years of collegiate soccer for Georgia Gwinnett College. Won 3 conference championships reaching the national tournament in those same respective years. Captained the team junior and senior year. Also earning second team all conference honors and All tournament teams. He now coaches at Chiefs FC, while working as a soccer instructor in elementary schools around Dekalb county.
Giovanni Reyes - Boys' Varsity Assistant Coach/JV Boys' Coach
The 2023 season will be Coach Reyes’ first season coaching with the St. Pius X Boys’ soccer program. Aside from teaching Biology and Chemistry, Coach Reyes also has a passion for the game of soccer. Growing up, he played club soccer in Germany for four years, and went on to play club for seven more years in the state of Georgia. Since then, he became the assistant coach for his alma mater, Kennesaw State University’s women’s club soccer team, and eventually became the head coach for their 2020-2021 season. He enjoys playing soccer recreationally now, as well as watching his favorite team, FC Barcelona play.