Initial Ability

This was an interesting graph that was put out not too long ago regarding the 2010-11 NFL "final four". While the article is about hiring practices, the thing that stuck out to me was the high...


Congratulations to Giovanna Melo and the Western Nebraska CC Women’s Volleyball Team

GMS would like to say congratulations to Western Nebraska Community College head coach Giovanna Melo for winning the 2010 NJCAA National Championship. Giovanna has been a close friend to GMS for many...


Whole Training (continued)

The article on Whole Training has generated several comments and some interesting back-and-forth with the authors (Dr. Bain and Dr. McGown) and readers. Below is some text from an email between Dr....


Whole Training

Dr. Steve Bain, a longtime friend of GMS and quite a smart guy in his own right, has written an article for publication in Volleyball Magazine. His summary of the article: “On behalf of my...


Rob Browning coaches USA Juniors to Gold

GMS's (and St. Mary's) Rob Browning was the head coach for the USA Women's Junior National team that took the gold medal in a recent tournament in Mexico earlier this summer. More details are on the...


McGown to AVCA Hall of Fame

Dr. Carl McGown, co-founder of Gold Medal Squared, has been selected to the AVCA Hall of Fame in its eighth class. Local News Release AVCA Release


Fundamental Beliefs

Dr. Brent Crouch recently joined Rob Browning's coaching staff at St. Mary's College in Moraga, CA. He attended the coaching clinic held in Seattle earlier this month, and sent us these ideas after...


Believing is Seeing – Video Feedback

This is from Jeff Cole at NorCal VBC - he told us it was inspired by material covered in our LEVEL2 clinic. Some of us are visual learners and others of us are not. Video playback can help increase...


GMS in Africa

Recently several GMS staff members, as part of a larger contingent from USA Volleyball, presented a coaching clinic to the CAVB (African Volleyball Confederation) in Cairo, Egypt. GMS staffers...


GMS in Finland

Lauri Hakala was kind enough to put together some thoughts about his volleyball experiences over the past few years. His story follows. How GMS is Helping to Make Finland Great by Lauri Hakala As you...