Advisory Staff

“The most we can hope for…”

This past weekend I took my staff to an off-site retreat.  While there we had a chance to discuss the pending season.  We also talked a lot about the ways we need to grow and develop as a staff.  It was one of the best staff meetings I’ve been involved with during my career. At…

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World League Update

One of the advantages of flying all over the world during the summer months is it gives me time to write some blog posts.  We are currently returning from Chicago after a successful 6-0 start in this year’s World League competition. Our first weekend was in Varna, Bulgaria.  Varna is a small town on the…

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USA Men Update

Coaches – I wrote this on our flight back from Japan last week.  I was pretty exhausted so it may not be the most well written blog post but I wanted to share it regardless 🙂 Grand Champions Cup 2013 I’m currently on a flight from Japan back to California after a productive two weeks…

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Congrats Mike Wall!

Gold Medal Squared would like to congratulate Mike Wall for joining the USA Men’s Volleyball Coaching Staff! BY B.J. EVANS | JUL 29, 2013, 1:58 PM ET COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 29, 2013) – USA Volleyball has announced the hire of Mike Wall as an assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team. “Mike has high-level experience both in…

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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 staff members now working in Anaheim. John Speraw will continue coaching the…

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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 below, with the full blog being available by clicking the link…

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Chris McGown – Coach of the Year!

Chris McGown – AVCA 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 the awards we’ve…

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BYU Men – Final Four!

BYU Men’s Volleyball 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 here http://byucougars.com/m-volleyball/byu-gears-ncaa-final-four Good luck guys!

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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 the full article, click here.

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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 remember reading the blog about Arizona State last…

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