Jim Olayos - Athletic Director
Jim Olayos was named Athletic Director in the fall of 2002 after retiring from his law practice of twenty years.
leadership the athletics department has seen a tremendous upgrade in facilities and an expansion of the athletics staff, while eleven state championship and six FCIAC championship banners have been hung in the gymnasium.
In 2010 St. Joseph
was named the top high school athletic program in Connecticut by Sports Illustrated
In 2003 he
was voted one of the top 100 most influential people in Connecticut High School Sports.
Jim graduated from St. Joe's in 1976.
He played basketball and baseball for the Cadets and was a guard on the 1974-75 basketball team that won the first state championship in school history.
After SJ, Jim attended Fairfield University and Quinnipiac School of Law.
During those years he was the head basketball coach at Masuk High School in Monroe, CT where he received the New York Daily News "Coach of the Year" Award.
After graduating from law school, he
served as an assistant basketball coach at the University of Bridgeport
under New England's all-time winningest basketball coach, Bruce Webster.
was also an assistant coach at St. Joe's
under current head coach Vito Montelli, New England's all-time winningest high school basketball coach.
He was on the coaching staff of the East squad in the McDonald's All-American basketball game in Indianapolis in 1990.
Jim is President of Future Stars Sports Academy, which he founded in 1998.
In September 2000 he
was selected as "America's Most Caring Coach" by USA Today Weekend Magazine
In 2001 he
was the recipient of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Strong Kids Award.
program has been featured in both the New York Times
and USA Today
wife Kim have four boys and reside in Shelton.