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California dreaming

Ollis new football coach of west coast program

By Andy Rhinehart

 

A winning program. A family connection. A beautiful setting.

Jordan Ollis couldn’t ask for much more for the first head football coaching job of his career.

The former Polk County standout has been named the new head football coach at Chadwick School, a private K-12 co-educational day school in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA.

The youngest son of Polk County head coach Bruce Ollis, Jordan will take over a Dolphins program that has become accustomed to success in recent years. Chadwick has posted a 37-8 record the past four seasons. Ollis plans to keep that winning tradition very much alive.

“I’ve dreamt about a situation like this my entire life,” he said. “The opportunity to come into a prominent and successful program like Chadwick is a situation most first-time head coaches don’t have the luxury of.