SYA Soccer is honored to announce that Rob Olson, Director of Operations and Coaching, has been inducted in the Virginia Youth Soccer Association’s Hall of Fame as a player. Rob played soccer at the College of William and Mary, where his team won three Virginia state championships and where he was named to the Senior Bowl, All-South, and All-State teams. He was second all-time leading scorer when he graduated. After graduation, Rob was a member of the 1983 US National team and then played professionally with the Georgia Generals (American Soccer League), Kalamazoo Kangaroos (AISA Indoor League), and the Washington Stars (ASL). Since 1997, Rob has been the Director of Coaching here at SYA Soccer He has been on the Soccer Academy staff for 20 years and is the Assistant Director of Soccer Education and a coach for many of its programs. Rob currently coaches a U17 WAGS team and is on the VYSA coaching education staff.