- Master of Education with an emphasis in Higher Education, Iowa State University
- Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Loras College
After completing his master's degree online, Olson joined the Center for Distance Learning in 2020 as an advisor for students in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Business Administration. Prior to joining UW-Platteville, Olson coached college baseball for 8 years.
Olson lives in Dubuque, IA, and enjoys playing baseball, coaching, working outside, and playing video games.