Mike Olerta began his tenure at Bishop Ireton High School in 2017. During his first year as head coach, he accomplished remarkable feats such as, ending a 34 straight conference losing streak, qualifying for the WCAC playoffs for the first time in 3 years, and making Bishop Ireton Baseball a competitive team in the WCAC. All of his accomplishments were acknowledged at the close of the season when he was voted WCAC Co-Coach of The Year.
Prior to Bishop Ireton, Coach Olerta was a Varsity hitting coach for 4 years. As a player, Coach Olerta had a career batting average of .356 at Wilkes University including a senior year season hitting .384. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Coach Olerta also played high school baseball for Robert E. Lee high school. Coach Olerta understands the importance of developing players in this area and enjoys the prestige that Northern Virginia has for creating fantastic baseball players.