Coach Olson is a 2002 graduate of Mosinee High School. During his high school career he was a two-time First Team All-Conference pitcher with a career ERA of .66 and .436 batting average. His senior year, he was selected to play in the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association (WBCA) State All-Star game. Following high school, he attended UW-Stout earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education. As a Stout Blue Devil, he was a utility player — pitching and playing every position except catcher. Prior to accepting the Mosinee position, Coach Olson was a Varsity Assistant/Head JV Baseball Coach at D.C. Everest High School and the JV Baseball Coach at Davenport North High School in Iowa.