Advisory Staff

Coach Your Brains Out Announces Partnership with GMS

COACH YOUR BRAINS OUT PODCAST ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH GOLD MEDAL SQUARED   The Coach Your Brains Out volleyball podcast is excited to announce a partnership with Gold Medal Squared. The result will be a collaboration between two industry-leading volleyball organizations dedicated to helping volleyball coaches and players succeed at all levels. The Coach Your Brains…

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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, 2018 is a year for change. Please join us in welcoming BYU Women’s Head Coach, Heather Olmstead, to the new GMS Advisory Staff…

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Brent Crouch: USC’s Newest Trojan 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 of Southern California Women’s Volleyball Head Coach, and GMS Advisory Staff member. Brent Crouch was first introduced to Gold Medal Squared through current GMS Director and USA Volleyball Assistant Coach, Mike…

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Courtney Thompson Joins GMS Advisory Staff

Courtney Thompson Joins The GMS Advisory Staff Gold Medal Squared (GMS) is pleased to announce their partnership with Courtney Thompson as a member of their Volleyball Advisory Staff.  Courtney Thompson is an accomplished athlete: Two-Time Olympic Medalist (2012 Silver, 2016 Bronze) 2014 World Champion 2005 NCAA National Champion She is also one of the founders of…

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Thank You Carl McGown

As you may know, GMS Founder Carl McGown passed away December 30, 2016. It goes without saying that Carl will be well represented in volleyball gyms throughout the world. He’s a part of our fabric, he’s in our words and his legacy will live forever.

World Cup Champions!

2015 World Cup Champions – USA Men’s Volleyball Yesterday our Men’s National Team returned to the United States after a 4 week adventure in Japan.  It’s currently 4:00 AM and jet lag is in full effect.  Rather than tossing and turning I decided to roll out of bed and share our story. On July 27th,…

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What a Ride

This season was my first year at California State University Bakersfield and my first year as a Head Coach at a Division I program. When I first took the job, I knew I would have to make a lot of changes within the system and especially the culture of the program, what I didn’t know…

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2014 GMS Recap

2014 Gold Medal Squared Recap: 2014 was a golden year for Gold Medal Squared. With literally hundreds of League, District and State Championships won by GMS camp and clinic clients, along with multiple international Gold Medals won by GMS Advisory Staff Members, it’s safe to say that life at GMS is as good as it’s…

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There Is No Magic

A nice article about our founder Carl McGown on the USA Volleyball website! http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Features/2014/June/19/There-is-NO-Magic

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WGP Update

Weeks 1 & 2 of WGP were certainly a roller coaster. Coming off a phenomenal USA Cup and earning 4 wins against #1 Brazil set us up for a high that seemingly crashed down on us week 1 of Turkey. These types of weekends are excellent learning experiences for us. A bi-polar match against Russia,…

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