November 24, 1976 |
|Curling club||Calgary Curling Club, Calgary, Saville Sports Centre, Edmonton|
|Hearts appearances||2 (2005, 2006)|
|Top CCA ranking||N/A|
|Grand Slam victories||0|
Olson-Johns is a three time Alberta junior champion. Her first national experience was playing second stones for Rhonda Sinclair at the 1992 Canadian Junior Curling Championships. The team would finish round robin with a 7-4 record, finding themselves in a tiebreaker. The would end up losing the tiebreaker to Quebec's Janique Berthelot. In 1995 Olson-Johns would return to the championships, playing third for Jodi Lee. The team finished round robin with a 5-6 record. Her final junior appearance was at the 1997 championships, this time playing third stones for Kristie Moore. The team had a rough go, finishing round robin with a 3-9 record.
In 1998 Olson-Johns participated in her first Alberta Women’s Provincial Championships, returning again in 1999 and 2000.
Olson-Johns would continue to compete in Alberta Women’s Provincial Championships but would not see success until 2005, when she playing third for skip Cathy King would win the Alberta championship and go on to the 2005 Scott Tournament of Hearts, where they would finish 6-5 losing the first of two tie breakers to Ontario's Jenn Hanna. Her team would once again win 2006 and would finish with a 6-5 record, this time not qualifying for a tie breaker. In 2009 playing third for Calgary’s Crystal Webster, Olson-Johns would participate in the Canadian Olympic Pre-Trials, where they would be the first women’s team to qualify for the Olympic Trials, however they would only finish with a 2-5 record.
At the end of the 2010/2011 curling season Olson-Johns would join Calgary skip Cheryl Bernard as her new second. After the newly revamped team failed to qualify for the playoffs at the 2012 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Bernard had decided to drop Olson-Johns from the team, due to her living in Edmonton which made it difficult for the team to practice together. However two months after this decision, it was announced Olson-Johns would remain on the team, and lead Jennifer Sadleir would be dropped from the team, and replaced with Shannon Aleksic, following off-ice issues.
Olson-Johns is married and has two children. She is also a phys ed teacher at paul kane highschool