Olson returns to the Roughriders for the 2022 season after a banner year for the Roughrider defensive line. Olson, in his first year on the field with the Club, coached A.C. Leonard to the CFL sack title and CFL rookie Jonathan Woodard to second place in the league.

Olson spent 2019 season as the defensive line coach at McNeese State University and has seven years of coaching under his belt, first as an undergraduate assistant at his alma matter, Eastern Illinois, before moving to Rose-Hulman as the linebackers’ coach. From there, Olson coached at Bowling Green, Syracuse, Colgate and Yale from 2013-2018.