From BYU to GMS: Heather Olmstead Joins GMS Advisory Staff

Heather Olmstead Joins GMS Advisory Staff Are you someone who believes Gold Medal Squared is only suited for the men’s game? Were you concerned GMS didn’t have enough female leadership? Well,...


Brent Crouch: USC’s Newest Trojan and GMS Advisory Staff Member

Brent Crouch, USC Head Coach and GMS Advisory Staff Member USC’s Newest Trojan and GMS Advisory Staff Member  We at Gold Medal Squared are elated for Brent Crouch in his new role as the University...


Courtney Thompson Joins GMS Advisory Staff

Courtney Thompson, Two-Time Olympian, and Gold Medal Squared Advisory Staff Member Gold Medal Squared (GMS) is pleased to announce their partnership with Courtney Thompson as a member of their...


volleyball team building ideas with James Felton

Volleyball Team Building Ideas

Volleyball Team Building Ideas - The Volleyball Life Podcast It’s Chris McGown with The Volleyball Life podcast from Gold Medal Squared and it’s been a little while. We’re getting back into the...


Blocking in Volleyball – How to Master the Bunch Read

Blocking in Volleyball - How to Master the Bunch Read Blocking in the sport of volleyball is one of the most worked on skills out there.  It's complex, demanding and requires great discipline to get...


Rodrigo Gomes talks volleyball with Gold Medal Squared

The Volleyball Life with Rodrigo Gomes

This week on the volleyball life podcast we are chatting about volleyball practice planning, what it takes to become great at this skill, and why it's so important. Our guest is NVVA Club Director,...


The Volleyball Life with Chris Tamas

The Volleyball Life with Guest Chris Tamas Chris McGown: Welcome to the Volleyball Life Podcast from Gold Medal Squared. I’m Chris McGown. Yes, my voice is extra deep this week. I spent a couple of...


USA Men's Volleyball Coach Mike Wall celebrates after winning the 2015 World Cup Gold Medal.

The Volleyball Life with Mike Wall

Blocked vs Random Practice with USA Men's Volleyball Assistant Coach Mike Wall All right, welcome back to the Volleyball Life podcast. I’m Chris McGown. Today we’re doing something a little bit...


Kevin Hambly talks with Chris McGown on the Volleyball Life Podcast

The Volleyball Life with Kevin Hambly

Chris:  You’re listening to the Volleyball Life Podcast from Gold Medal Squared. I’m Chris McGown. Joining us today is Kevin Hambly from Stanford University. He just taken the head-coaching job...


Tom Black coaching vs UCLA

The Volleyball Life with Tom Black

Chris McGown: Thanks for joining us on the Volleyball Life podcast today. We’re talking with Tom Black and Tom has most recently moved into the head coaching spot at the University of Georgia. He...


The Gold Medal Squared Blog is designed to help volleyball coaches of all levels, abilities and genders.  We invite you to tune in to our volleyball podcasts which are also available on itunes.  We regularly discuss topics such as motor learning, teaching, drills, the fundamental skills, practice planning, sports psychology, coaching experiences and much more.

We also share personal coaching experiences in our blog that we think could help you develop and grow as a volleyball coach.  We have a wonderful advisory staff that cares deeply about personal growth, reflection and development.

If you have any questions about the topics discussed here don’t hesitate to contact us any time!  We are more than happy to help.