Steve Olson

Induction Year: 2017

Steve Olson
Lydia C. Thering Meritorious Service Award
 
Olson was a member of the Yellowjacket baseball team in the late 1970s, earning All-WSUC and NAIA All-District honors along the way. Upon his graduation he took over the coaching reins of the Yellowjackets for one season before embarking on a career with the Superior School District where he has been a teacher, coach, and administrator for nearly 40 years. He has served as a coach and mentor with the Superior Youth Organization (SYO) since 1974. All along the way, Olson has promoted health and wellness through participation in athletics to Superior's youth.
  • Head baseball coach at Superior High School from 1988 to 1995, earning five conference championships
  • Athletic/Activities Director from 1991 to 2004
  • Also served as Dean of Students and Assistant Principal
  • Served on the Superior Youth Organization Board of Directors from 1980 to 2016, and awarded 2009 City of Superior Organization of the Year
  • Coached numerous youth baseball and football teams
  • Member of several associations and organizations which lead efforts in wellness and fitness for students and youth