Swiss Men's Volleyball, 2011

This is a long story (hopefully you will find it interesting) to deliver a short and very important coaching message. Since I retired in 2002 as the head coach for the BYU men’s NCAA volleyball team I have been fortunate to find several other...


Volley Suisse

In July I was lucky enough to be able to go spend a week in Nafels, Switzerland with my dad and most of the Swiss National Team as they prepared to go to the World University Games that are happening right now in China. Summer in Switzerland is as...


USAV Olympic Achievement

Three of our GMS staff members - Marv Dunphy, Rob Browning, and John Speraw - were recently honored by USA Volleyball with the Olympic Achievement Award. More details from USAVB are here.


Whole Training

This is one of the original "articles" from our old website; we are reposting the entire series here on our blog. 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...


You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Written by Dr. Carl McGown Our volleyball coaches clinics run for three full days, usually eight hours a day. Time is precious when you only have 24 hours to learn about coaching, so we have always thought that it was very important for us to include...


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 USA Volleyball website.


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


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 know, sometimes things, that you think could never...


Marv in the AVCA Hall of Fame

Marv Dunphy to Hall of Fame Pepperdine men’s volleyball coach and GMS advisory staff member Marv Dunphy received another accolade to add to his lengthy list of career honors on Tuesday, as the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced that...