Oliver Jordan, Lewis Center, OH Football Coach

Oliver Jordan



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As a former NCAA All-American, I excel in inspiring football players to attain excellence both on the field and in their personal lives. View all coaching experience

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Single Session
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Session Type: One-on-one, private training session. Duration: Each session typically lasts for 1 hour, providing intense and focused training time. Customization: The session is fully customized to meet the specific need... See More

Session Length: 1 hour

$65 1 session + applicable fees

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Elite Private Sessions
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Package Content: This package includes 10 individually tailored sessions. Each session is designed to significantly enhance the athlete's skills and overall development in football. Personalization: Following an initial a... See More

Session Length: 1 hour

$600 10 sessions ($60/ea) + applicable fees

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Monthly Small Group Training Sessions
In-Person Training for a single athlete

Package Overview: This monthly package offers semi-private training sessions specifically tailored for athletes looking to address areas of deficiencies and to enhance their overall playing abilities. Group Size: Each ses... See More

Session Length: 65 minutes

$300 8 sessions ($38/ea) + applicable fees

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In-Person Training for a single athlete

Dive into our Personalized Assessment, your very own football evaluation, where you will be measured on your current skills, strengths, and areas ready for growth. It's like having a detailed scouting report on yourself, m... See More

Session Length: 45 minutes

$30 1 session + applicable fees

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  • Emory and Henry College (VA)

  • 16 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Kids, Teenagers

  • Quarterback, Running Back, Wide Receiver, Tight End, Defensive Back, Linebacker

  • Throwing, Blocking, Catching, Hand Placement, Jamming, Route Running, Tackling, Footwork


  • Emory and Henry College (VA)

  • 16 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course


  • Kids, Teenagers

  • Quarterback, Running Back, Wide Receiver, Tight End, Defensive Back, Linebacker

  • Throwing, Blocking, Catching, Hand Placement, Jamming, Route Running, Tackling, Footwork

More About Coach Oliver

Mentorship and Training: Throughout my coaching and playing journey, I have had the privilege of being trained under and mentored by Joe Gentry, a renowned US Olympic Sprint coach. His experience in training numerous elite Olympic and NFL athletes has been instrumental in shaping my approach to coaching.

Blend of Techniques: I have integrated aspects of Joe Gentry’s fundamental speed training methods with my personal football experience. This unique combination allows me to offer a diverse range of training variables, focusing on improving athletes’ balance, speed, agility, quickness, and strength, specifically tailored to their positions.

Certifications and Expertise: Beyond my background in football training, I am a certified USATF Level I, Nike SPARQ, and USA Football performance coach. This diverse qualification portfolio enables me to deliver a well-rounded training experience.

Coaching Philosophy: My goal is to enhance every athlete’s speed, agility, and strength while also elevating their overall skill level. I am dedicated to helping athletes of all backgrounds improve and succeed in their respective sports.

Invitation to Athletes: I invite athletes looking to elevate their performance to reach out. I am committed to helping you take your game to the next level with a comprehensive and personalized coaching approach.

Old Dominion Athletic Conference Recognition: I am honored to have been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Football Player of the Year. This accolade is a testament to my dedication and performance on the field.

Statewide Recognition: I have also been recognized as the State of Virginia Football Player of the Year, an achievement that highlights my skills and contributions to the game at a state level.

Rushing Milestone: I am proud to be one of only four running backs in the state of Virginia to have rushed for over 4,000 yards. This milestone is a reflection of my hard work, persistence, and passion for football.

NCAA Record: I hold the NCAA record for averaging 19.6 yards per carry in a single game. This record stands as a hallmark of my playing career and showcases my ability to make significant impacts in crucial game moments.

NCAA All-American Honors: Being a two-time NCAA All-American running back is one of my most cherished accomplishments. It represents not only my individual effort but also the support and teamwork that have been integral to my success.

Initial Assessment: Establish goals, assess current areas needed to improve, formulate a personal performance regimine game-plan for your individual success.

Once we Identify areas of improvement, I will take you through drills (varied by skill level), show you fundamentals of your position, and coach you to understand and learn the details that will make you a better football player.

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Client Reviews

My son love the session and excellent training!

My son really enjoyed the assessment session and asked to sign up for more. He said Coach Oliver was very easy to talk to and asked all the right questions. We signed up for the semi-private sessions but plan on working out way up to private sessions.

Great at explaining why we’re doing certain drills and feel super productive after a workout. Highly recommend

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Coach Oliver is a great coach. He is very in tuned with the individual athlete. He evaluates where they are, and creates a plan to enhance their skills.

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Coach Oliver is doing a great job with my son. He looks forward to each session and walks away more confident every week. His skills have improved in his practices and games as Oliver has focused on specific techniques with him in his positions on the field. We are very happy with the coaching he is receiving.

Coach Oliver was great with my son. He not only worked with my him on training but had my son discuss how he was doing specific moves to understand the why behind the training. He also gave him specific focus areas for him to use during football practice. We will definitely be purchasing more sessions!!!

Coach Oliver was easy to talk to and motivated our son to get consistent with his training!

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Coach Oliver is amazing! My son had his first session and he covered drills pertaining to my sons positions, he targeted on everything my son asked that he wanted to work on. Coach Oliver easily communicated and m conformed to my son’s personality and they meshed instantly. I will be booking more sessions in the future as I feel Coach Oliver can get him there!

Coach Oliver has been great to work with and is very knowledgeable about football. My boys are enjoying their time with him and are learning great skills.

he’s a good understanding dude

Coach Oliver is a great coach, I was very pleased after the first session, my son absolutely loved it and is excited to meet with him again. I can’t wait to see the progress that I know my son will make working with Oliver.

I highly recommend Coach Oliver! I didn’t really know what to expect for my son, Jacob’s, first session. Coach came very prepared and very timely...greeted us at the door. Coach Oliver worked with Jacob for the entire hour and even went over our initial session. I was very very pleased with his knowledge and appreciated the fact that he pushed my son past his limitations. He did a full assessment with Jacob and corrected each error even in warmups. Jacob warmed up to Coach right away and definitely wants to continue his workouts with him in the football offseason. When we left our session Jacob told me he learned so much that he can’t wait to get better. That same evening, we booked for 10 sessions. You will get a lot from Coach Oliver’s sessions. Highly recommend!!!

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Coach Oliver has been extremely helpful in training our son and daughter with their speed, agility and balance. He is very knowledgeable and has a great way of getting the kids to challenge themselves and each other. It’s been a positive experience all around and they look forward to their instruction time with him.

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Coach Oliver is great, he's got a knack for figuring out what makes individuals click,,my boy loves and respects him.
Thanks ,,Todd

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As a former scholarship athlete and mom, I recognize Coach Oliver’s talent and dedication. He has an attention to detail, the ability to break down skills, and communicate the right way to do things. My son is 8 years old and Coach Oliver is patient and kind, while still pushing him in a good way. I’m sure that learning to keep going -even when it gets difficult- will be invaluable as he grows up.

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Coach Oliver worked with my 11 year old son. He really enjoyed the session and learned techniques he was able to put into action right away. I liked his approach -- first talk about what you and the athlete want to accomplish, then assessing the current skills, and then going through specific drills and teaching to help get there. Coach Oliver is very positive and constructive, I really liked his positive low key (no negativity, screaming or yelling) way of working with a youngster.

My son really enjoyed working with Coach Oliver, and we will continue to work with him in the future!

Coach Oliver trained my son for his upcoming football season. He was on time, dependable and my son loved working with him. He gave him the training he needed to improve his fundamentals and take his skills to the next level. He truly showed interest in wanting to help my son achieve his goals and was always positive. The results speak for themselves as my son is s starter half-back and defensive end in a large and competitive school district. We are so pleased with Coach Oliver that he is training our daughter in her vertical jump and we plan to use him again next spring for our son. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for personal training for themselves or their children.

Coach Oliver has great insight into football skills and has been a big help in short time.

Great coach! Likeable, friendly, great with kids. He earns respect while also pushing the athlete to their highest potential. Very professional. Highly recommend.

Marcus really enjoyed his first session with Oliver. I left the decision to continue sessions completely up to him and he said he definitely wants to keep going. He liked how Oliver took the time to explain things and why they are that way!

My son, Brendon really enjoyed working out with Coach Oliver. We will definitely be sticking with coach Oliver. I look forward to seeing how much progress my son will make.

Coach Oliver was fantastic at our son's first assessment. He was timely at arrival and worked our son quite hard for the entire hour. He even stayed after for almost 30 minutes talking to us about what he needs to improve on and giving us recruiting suggestions. We look forward to starting weekly sessions with him!

We have really enjoyed watching Oliver work with Benjamin. He is very good with him, making sure he uses good form and incorporating age appropriate drills and "homework." Benjamin has had lots of fun at his sessions and more importantly, is eager for the next session. We couldn't be any more pleased with our first couple sessions and will be continuing practice with Coach Oliver.

Coach Oliver is doing great with Jake. He understands all aspects of football and is helping Jake succeed.

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Coach Oliver is FANTASTIC! My son is 8 years old and going into his 3rd season playing football. Coach Oliver was able to work with the basics he had and give my son new skills/tools to use this season. I highly recommend coach Oliver and look forward to working with him again.

Coach Oliver gives a great workout and knows a lot of tips to improve technique and athletic performance. He is constructive and works efficiently with your time. I learned a lot from a single session from him.

I contacted Coach Up seeking help with my son's football technique and speed. We had our evaluation this week, and I was so happy with how he interacted with my child during the session. He was paying close attention to my son’s face as well as his overall technique. Coach Oliver noticed he was flinching during a drill. He put my son at ease, and explained to him he needed to talk to him if they were to have a successful training relationship. Coach Oliver took time out of the evaluation to stretch my son’s hamstring and gave stretches to my son to avoid future injury.
I was aware of some of the area that needed work and Coach Oliver picked those out very quickly. During our time with him, Coach Oliver didn't seem worried about the time and stayed with us until a complete evaluation was obtained even though it took two hours. I especially liked our conversation about the mental preparation needed to become a successful player, he brought up information my son has been aware of and expected to know but never been taught. We are looking forward to working with Coach Oliver in the remaining pre-season and off season.

After one visit with coach Oliver my son learned some science to running and increasing his speed.I was very impressed with his knowledge and how he thoroughly explained what he was teaching.We will be spending more time with coach Oliver over the next 4 months leading into football.Thanks Coach

Coach Oliver works with our 3rd and 6th grader whom play basketball and football. Our 6th grader had never had a offensive position but wanted to play QB. After a summer of twice a week sessions with Coach Oliver he tried out and became starting quarterback on his 6th grade team (oyaa). We have also seen drastic changes in our 3rd grader with coordination, dribbling and agility. We would recommend him to anybody that wants to give there child a lil edge in this highly competitive world.

Coach Oliver has been great working with my 9 year old son. My son loves going to his sessions. He gets a great workout in addition to honing his athletic skills.

We've been very happy with our decision to work with Coach Oliver.

Coach Oliver is the best coach I had with my son. Since my son started training football, my son has improve physical and mental of the game. I am happy to have Mr Oliver as Coach with my son.I strongly recommend Coach Oliver to parents wanting to strengthen football for their kids. I will give 5 star Coach Oliver.

Oliver spent time hearing about my 7 yr old son's strengths and opportunities and designed a work out to gauge his abilities and to work on improving his opportunities. He was very supportive and nice and made my son relax and get the most from the workout.

I also appreciated Oliver being thorough in making sure my son finished all drills and corrected improper techniques.

I strongly recommend Coach Oliver to parents wanting to strengthen football fundamentals for their sons.

My son really enjoyed his session with Oliver. The workout was tough but doable and Oliver really encouraged him through it while ensuring good form. The workout that he gave for him to work on at home was a great fit for my son based on the initial session. My son and I both give him a top notch rating and are looking forward to the confidence and strength gained from the work outs!

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We are already seeing an improvement due to Oliver's technics and positive feedback with our son. We are very excited to see him progress through his one on one trainings. Oliver works great with children and made us all feel very comfortable and pleased from the first meeting. He was very thorough with asking us and our son what we want to gain and where he wants to improve.

My son really enjoyed his first workout with Coach Oliver. Highly recommended!

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Coach Oliver fills the voids in my training regime with strength and skill development that is critical to achieve my goals. Excellent trainer and coach!

Coach Oliver is doing great so far. He is making my kid's game elevate to another level.

Thank you coach Oliver for taking my son Jayden to the next level he plays with more confidence and his football skill when from low to high I strongly recommend coach Oliver training session to anyone who wants to learn the game of football or wants to improve skills and take the game to the next level.

Coach Oliver seems to be very professional in his approach in working with Jameson, my son. While he is teaches him techniques he also explains to me in full detail why he is taking this approach to working with Jameson. I am anxious to see how Jameson develops over the next few months with Coach Oliver. He seems to really knows what he is doing.

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