Soccer

Coaching Staff

Amy Olson
Head Coach
OlsonA@trinitydc.edu

Amy OlsonAmy Olson has worked at Trinity since August 2012.  The Minneapolis, MN native served for two years as Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Information Director at Trinity before being promoted to Director of Athletics and Head Soccer Coach in 2015.

Olson began her career at Prairie View A&M University where she assisted in starting their NCAA DI soccer program.  Olson went on to be the Head Soccer Coach for four years at South Carolina State University and two years as Head Soccer Coach at Southwest Minnesota State University where she also taught as an Assistant Professor in the Wellness and Human Performance Department.  Olson has also coached soccer for the Olympic Development Program in both South Carolina and Minnesota.  While in Minnesota, she was the Director of Coaching for the Marshall United Soccer Association.

Olson holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Howard University and a Master of Education from Prairie View A&M University.  While at Howard, Amy started all four years for the women’s varsity soccer team, receiving All-Big South and All-Big South Academic honors.

Olson received the NCAA DIII Independents Soccer Coach of the Year Award in 2015. She has participated in the NCAA Career and Sports Forum as a Facilitator, the NCAA Y.E.S Clinic as a Coach Participant, is a graduate of the NCAA Coaches Academy, is a member of  NSCAA, MOAA and holds a United States Soccer Federation ‘C’ coaching license.

 

Jason Gross
Assistant Coach

Jason Gross is in his second year as assistant coach of the women’s soccer program at Trinity. As a youth player, Jason represented the Virginia State and Region 1 ODP teams, while being selected to the U.S. National Pool. He went on to play Division 1 College Soccer at Howard University where he was selected to the All-Conference First Team. He went on to be selected by the NJ Ironman of the Major Indoor Soccer League before getting into coaching youth soccer. As a coach, his programs produced a number of Regional Championships and have competed for National Championships throughout the years.