Rob Olson (Player) - Inducted 2006
Rob played soccer at the College of William and Mary, where his team won three Virginia State Championships and where he was named to the
Senior Bowl, All-South, and All-State teams. He was the second all-time leading scorer when he graduated. After graduation, Rob was a member
of the 1983 US National Team and then played professionally with the Georgia Generals (American Soccer League), Team America (North
American Soccer League), Kalamazoo Kangaroos (AISA Indoor League), and the Washington Stars (ASL). Since 1997, Rob has been the
full-time Director of Coaching and Player Development for Southwestern Youth Association Soccer, where he is responsible for almost 3,000
players each season. He has been on the Soccer Academy staff for 20 years and is the Assistant Director of Soccer Education and Training and
a coach in many of its programs. Rob currently coaches a U17 WAGS team and is on the VYSA Coaching Education staff.