Tom Olson
Tom Olson
Title: Head Men's Volleyball Coach
Phone: 617-590-5765
Email: tolson@lasell.edu

Tom Olson has a part of the Lasell College men’s volleyball coaching staff since 2009. In 2011 Olson was elevated to head coach after a two-season stint as associate head coach. He has over 20 years of coaching experience at the high school, club, and collegiate levels.

While at the helm of the Lasers, Olson has accumulated an impressive 134-85 record, including a Great Northeaster Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship in 2015. The Lasers are coming off a 29-6 2017 campaign, in which they reached the GNAC Championship before falling #5 Wentworth in five sets.They also finished the the season ranked #12 in the nation.

Olson was at the helm of the Johnson & Wales University (RI) men's volleyball program for three years (2006-2008) leading them to a post season appearance in the NECVA Tournament in his first season. He amassed a record of 35-39 in three seasons at Johnson & Wales.

Olson's coaching resume also includes stints at Emerson College, CMASS Junior Volleyball, South Shore Sharks Junior Volleyball, Bellingham High School, and Medway High School. Olson is also an active player in New England and competes in both indoor and outdoor volleyball tournaments at the open level and has competed in the USAV National Volleyball Championships for the past 10 years at the B, BB and A level.



 

 

Career Record

Year       Overall          Conference                               

2010-11    

22-16

8-4 GNAC

GNAC Championship - ECAC Semifinals

2011-12

10-15

4-10 GNAC

 

2012-13

13-15

6-8 GNAC

GNAC Quarterfinals

2013-14

20-11

8-8 GNAC

GNAC Semifinals

2014-15

24-9

10-4 GNAC

GNAC Champions - NCAA First Round

2015-16 16-13 12-2 GNAC GNAC Semifinals

Total

105-79

48-36 GNAC