LAKE OSWEGO HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER PROGRAM - COACH MARK OLEN

Head Coach Morrison is assisted by Coach Mark Olen, who also has several years of playing and coaching experience. Mark played club soccer for a Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS) club team, and he played high school soccer for a Belmont High School team that was Middlesex League Champion and Eastern Massachusetts State Finalist his Senior year. He played collegiate soccer at MIT in Cambridge, and continued to play for several years for AD Belmonte in a Boston area industrial soccer league. After moving to Oregon in 1993, Mark continued playing soccer for several more years, for the Mentor Graphics' Talons soccer team.

In 1995, Mark began coaching soccer at the Lake Oswego Soccer Club (LOSC), and joined the non-profit organization's board as recreational soccer coordinator. Since then he has continued his role on the board in several positions, and currently serves as the club's president. Mark and Fraser also founded the Crossfire Oregon Soccer Club, and both continue to serve on its board.

Mark has also has continued coaching youth soccer at several levels from recreational through competitive soccer, most recently including high school soccer. He joined the LOHS coaching staff with Morrison in the Fall of 2006, and has helped Morrison build a program that is competitive and inclusive at the same time. Mark holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National "D" License.