HQ Company TAC/Head Wrestling Coachroliver@armyandnavyacademy.org
OFC Roye Oliver is the Battalion Staff & Headquarters Company TAC. He also serves as Head Wrestling Coach for the Academy.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Arizona State University where he was a 3x, Division 1, All-American wrestler. In 1984, he was a USA Olympic Team alternate wrestler, and in 2007 a Freestyle Veterans World Champion. He is an inductee of the Nebraska Wrestling Hall of Fame and Arizona State University Hall of Fame.
He started his coaching career in 1980 at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, where he coached four National Champions and 27 Division II All- Americans. In 1986, he served as the Head Wrestling Coach for Palomar Community College and was voted the California Community College Wrestling Coach of the Year. From 1992-1998 he served as a USA-Wrestling National Developmental Coach, and was a member of the 1996 Olympic Coaches Staff. During his 30 years of coaching, he has organized and administered several national wrestling camps and coaches’ workshops and clinics.
As a TAC, Oliver takes pride in giving back to society by reaching out to young individuals, assisting them in setting goals, and serving as an example. He enjoys being able to inspire and share his vision, while encouraging young men to share their strengths with each other.