The 2017 season marks Olmanson’s fifth year as Bethany Lutheran College’s head volleyball coach. In his time with the Vikings, he has coached eight players that have received all conference honors. He brings with him a wealth of experience at the high school, club, and Junior Olympic levels.
Before starting with Bethany, Olmanson was the head coach of Como Park High School where his team went 10-2 in conference matches in his last year. He is owner and director of SPIKE Performance Camps and has a variety of coaching certifications from USA Volleyball. He stays very active with youth athletics in the Midwest region through athletic associations, camps, and clinics.
Olmanson is also the BLC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor. He enjoys working with representatives from each of Bethany’s athletic teams. He resides in West St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife of 21 years and his two daughters Emma and Olivia. He is a native of Nicollet and his father is a Bethany alumnus.