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
  • Mastermind Community


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


Illinois, USA

What Students Are Saying

“OTA is the place where you can learn how to trade the right way. Future class taught by Jerry Baldwin was fantastic. I really enjoyed it.”

, April 2019

“Loved the class and the positive vibes of all the students! Plus the way Jerry teaches is amazing and anyone can learn from him!”

, April 2019

“Jerry Baldwin did an exceptional job clearing the mystique around futures trading. ”

, February 2019

“Absolutely wonderful. A very intense but understandable week long course. Jerry breaks it all down and helps to bridge your knowledge gaps with personal attention. Super enthusiastic and high energy instructor. Highly recommend Jerry Baldwin as an instructor.”

, February 2019

“I learned so much this week and feel ready to start Futures trading. Jerry Baldwin was an awesome instructor and very knowledgeable. 5 stars!!!”

, February 2019

“I immensely enjoyed taking a Futures class with Jerry Baldwin. He's enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge, personally connects with everybody in the room and frequently touches base to make sure you're on the same page and not being left behind. Jerry's an all around terrific instructor.”

, February 2019

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