Crimson Wave Athletics
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave. Whiting, IN 46394
Justin Olson will enter his second season as head coach of the Crimson Wave women’s soccer program in the fall of 2014.
Olson guided the women’s program to their most successful season in the program’s history as they finished 6-11-1 overall. Four players from the Crimson Wave earned post-season academic honors. Seniors Mallory Defries and Paige Northrup earned both the NAIA Scholar-Athletes and CCAC All-Academic Honors. Maritza Salas and Lisa Urbina both earned CCAC All-Academic Honors.
Outside of the collegiate game, Coach Olson also coaches the u17 boy’s team for NWI United. Olson led NWI United to their best season yet as they finished second in the league in scoring and had the best overall defense that only allowed eight goals all season.
Off the field, Olson embodies all that Calumet College of St. Joseph represents. He is devoted to providing a great experience to his student athletes and assisting in their development both on and off the field. Coach Olson brings a great passion for the game of soccer and he believes it is a great stage that teaches student-athletes a lot of great life lessons.
In addition to his role as the women’s head soccer coach, Olson also works in the Sports Information Department and serves as a game day supervisor for other Crimson Wave home events.
Coach Olson is a product of the Northwest Indiana Region playing for Portage High School. Olson played at the University of Southern Indiana during his collegiate career as he graduated in 2009 with a B.S. in Communications.