Athletics Coaching Staff
Jeff Oliver
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Alma Mater: Boston College
Graduating Year: 1988
Experience: 22 Years
Phone: 508-793-2313
Email: joliver@holycross.edu

Jeff Oliver is in his 22nd season as the head strength & conditioning coach for the College of the Holy Cross in 2017-2018. In May of 2016, he was named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (the highest given in the strength and conditioning coaching profession). 

Prior to his time with the Crusaders, Oliver spent two seasons at Boston University as an assistant strength coach. He has also served as the strength and conditioning coordinator for the Worcester IceCats, the American Hockey League affiliate of the St. Louis Blues organization.

Oliver graduated from Boston College in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and was selected to receive the Thomas Scanlon Memorial Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Community Service. He was a four-year letterwinner on the Eagles’ football team, went on to play for the New York Jets from 1989-1990, then finished his career as an offensive lineman for the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe.

He earned his master’s degree in education from Boston University in 1996 and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Oliver and his wife, Kate, have four children (Peter, Corinne, Claudia and Keating), and reside in Worcester.