Head Coach-Michael Olis is 5th Grade math teacher Horizon Science Academy Elementary Columbus and Varsity Head coach for Horizon Science Academy High School boys soccer, girls basketball, and track teams.Michael has coached high school athletics for 12 plus seasons in Wisconsin and Ohio, mainly soccer, working various skill levels and development. He has been on many staffs that have won state championships, including teams that were nationally ranked. Originally from Valparaiso, IN, Michael was a 2 sport athlete.He was a 2 time academic All Area in 2 sports. He was also a senior captain for the track team. He attended Marquette University, earning a bachelor’s in Political Science and then earning a Middle Childhood teaching certification as well as a Math minor from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.Michael is a member of several National and regional coaches associations. One of his goals as varsity coach is to integrate students from the classroom to engineer and develop equipment that will benefit the student athlete on and off of the field. He currently lives in Columbus with his wife Jennifer.
Asst Coach-Jaren Francis -Attended Harvest Preparatory School 2007-2011– Apart Of Back To Back State Championship Teams 2010-2011– Named Team Captain– 3rd Team All State Selection 2011– Attended Africentric Early College 2012– Apart Of 2012 Girls Basketball State Championship Team – Honorable Mention All-City Team 2012– Student Athlete Award 2012 – 2013-2014 Attended The Ohio State University and Played For The Ohio State University Women’s Travel Club Basketball Team-2014-2015 Played For Coach Dixie Jeffers at Capital University – Appeared in 27 Contest With 6 Starts – Tallied 66 Rebounds and Led Team With 23 Blocks For Season – Prior To Horizon : 2 Years Varsity Girls Basketball Assistant at Harvest Preparatory School 2015-2017 PARENTS : Dad ; Former Basketball Coach and Buckeye (1985-1989) Jerome Francis Jr Apart of The Ohio State University’s 1985 NIT Basketball Championship Team, Head Coach of Pickerington HS Central Boys Basketball State Championship Team 2012Mom; Former Buckeye and Track Runner for The Ohio State University (1985-1989) Olympic Trial Runner (1988) Felicia Francis Siblings : Sister; Jarel Francis ( Horizon Science Academy Head Middle School Basketball Coach) Brother ; Jeremiah Francis (Starting Point Guard For Pickerington HS Central/ University of North Carolina Commit 2019)