Macalester College announces the selection of former Stanford University assistant Gregg Olson as its new head men’s soccer coach. Olson was at Stanford University in Stanford, California, for four seasons and held the David and Kathy Carey Assistant Directorship for Stanford men’s soccer this past year. A four-year starter for the soccer team and 2000 graduate from the University of Vermont, Olson began his collegiate coaching career at his alma mater in 2002 before moving on to become an assistant for Stanford in 2008.  Coaching many All-Pac 10 selections, Olson aided in developing future MLS players, Academic All-Americans, and a Hermann Trophy semi-finalist.  In 2009, the Cardinal advanced to the NCAA Division I “Sweet 16”.  At Vermont, he helped the Catamounts reach the conference tourney four times, win the 2007 America East Conference, and reach the second round of the NCAA Division I tournament.  Olson coached and recruited numerous current professional players and each season of his collegiate career his teams have earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award.