GMS and USA

The Rio 2016 Olympics are still far off but we are very excited about what this quadrennial holds for the Men’s and Women’s teams at USA Volleyball. The GMS community could not ask for a better representation on the international level with 3...


Tom Black - Team USA

Coaches, GMS Advisory Staff Member Tom Black is currently coaching in the Grand Prix with our Women's National Team.  Below is a blog he's been writing to keep us posted on the team, the tournament and more.  I've posted some of the initial text...


Chris McGown - Coach of the Year!

BYU Head Coach and Gold Medal Squared Staff Member Chris McGown has been named the 2013 AVCA and MPSF Coach of the Year.  The BYU Men's Volleyball team will be competing this weekend in the Final Four in Southern California.  For more details on...


BYU Men - Final Four!

Congratulations to Gold Medal Squared Advisory Member and BYU Head Coach Chris McGown for winning the MPSF Championship this past weekend.  The cougars will compete in the final four this coming weekend.  For details, click...


John Speraw - USA

A big congratulations to GMS Advisory Staff Member John Speraw!  John was hired as the USA Men's Head Coach this past week.  We are honored and excited to have such a talented group of volleyball coaches involved with Gold Medal Squared.  To read...


Nebraska Western

I have been reading the blogs on the gold medal squared website for a long time now. It is so strange but there is always one that speaks to me at the right moment. As volleyball coaches, I feel like we are always “Iooking for answers.” I...


Coaching Volleyball - Tom Black

Coaches, LMU Head Coach (and GMS Advisory Member) Tom Black talks about what what got him in to coaching volleyball, what inspires him, and how he transitioned from coaching men to coaching women. Click here to read the full article


Coaching is Hard

This post is certainly long overdue. As such, I'm going to combine a couple of different topics into one post. You will forgive me, but like many of you, I'm deep into preparing for a season with considerable promise. Club Coaching is Hard I coached...


The Games Go On Without Us

The reason winning a gold medal is so exhilarating is because it is so difficult to achieve.  Not only do you have to be good enough compared to the rest of the world who is desperately trying to achieve the same thing, but you also need to...