Jerry Baldwin

Online Trading Academy
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After a brief career as a professional hockey player, Jerry Baldwin began trading stocks in 2001. He pursued trading education from the very beginning and believes that training is key to a successful investing and trading career. He added options and then futures to his trading expertise and has completed coursework in all three asset classes at Online Trading Academy.

Jerry’s philosophy is to have a simple trading plan and stick to it. This applies to any trading style and all timeframes, from momentum trading to investing for retirement security. Students who attend his classes can expect an energetic, hands-on learning experience.

Jerry has been an Online Trading Academy Instructor since 2009. He enjoys being part of a community of successful, concerned people who are committed to excellence.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration, St. Mary’s University
  • Professional athlete
  • Small business owner
  • Nationally certified personal trainer


  • US Markets


  • Futures


  • CES Certified
  • Frequent guest on Trader’s Television, a national investing show
  • Power Trading Radio guest


  • Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“The Best!! Jerry is an incredible instructor and provides all the tools you will ever need to make it as a successful Futures Trader.”

, November 2016

“Jerry Baldwin, the master of positivity and excitement, led this class with great enthusiasm and helped us in so many ways. His energy is contagious. He presented the material and his insight skillfully and dynamically, adapting so well to the needs of this class participants.”

, September 2016

“The instructor showed actual trades to show how OTA core principles can be applied to every trade. Jerry had a lot of good trading ideas that he was happy to share with us and was glad to help add to our training tools.”

, September 2016

“Jerry is one of the most knowledgeable instructors I have had the pleasure to be associated with. He is an extreme asset to the company!!”

, July 2016

“Jerry did a great job! He always maintained a positive and professional demeanor throughout the class. Proved to have sufficient knowledge on the content (Futures) and patience to teach the concepts and his strategies. Jerry provided excellent content and really took the time to explain his methods to the class and individually as well. He really brought out "next level" analysis and strategies that I look forward to implementing in my plan!”

, July 2016

“Jerry is Awesome and very knowledgeable - a surprising level of professional experience and of the markets and charts!!!”

, July 2016
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