The 2019 football season was one of Augustana’s most successful campaigns in school history. The Vikings finished 9-3 and returned to the Division II playoffs for the first time in four years. Despite a 1st round loss, head coach Jerry Olszewski is excited about the program’s growth into the future.On this edition of the Midco Sports Network podcast, David Brown and Coach OJ discuss the 2019 season, how he knew right away that CJ Ham would be a difference maker in the NFL, and some players he’s excited about for 2020. They also discuss the recent budget cuts that forced the elimination of the St. Cloud State and Minnesota Crookston programs and how he’s organizing his own program in between seasons.
Episode 45-Jerry Olszewski Augustana University (HC)
Episode 45 features the head coach of Augustana University, Jerry Olszewski. Coach discusses his journey in the coaching profession and shares advice for aspiring head coaches of all ages. Coach also details the components of Augustana’s culture, how he builds buy-in with his players and staff, and how he helps each student athlete find the right fit and transform from good, better, to best.
MidcoSN Podcast: Augustana head coach Jerry Olszewski
Midco Sports Podcast
As we head toward the start of the NSIC football season, Augustana head coach Jerry Olszewski discusses his team's unique quarterback situation, the veterans returning on defense and how to achieve balance in play-calling.