Podcast – Coach Your Brains Out

ANCORA IMPARO with John Kessel – Part 1

Ancora Imparo: "Yet, I am learning" spoken by 87-year-old Michelangelo.

ANCORA IMPARO with John Kessel – Part 1 Soon to be former Director of Sport Development at USA Volleyball, John Kessel discusses lessons learned throughout his coaching career including how his practices have changed, coaching kids, and being a life-long learner. He’s an example of the motto Ancora Imparo “Yet, I am learning” spoken by 87-year-old Michelangelo….

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BUILDING A BETTER HUMAN THROUGH SPORT with Kyle Stark- Part 2

Kyle Stark has dedicated his life to developing high performing team cultures.

BUILDING A BETTER HUMAN THROUGH SPORT with Kyle Stark- Part 2 Former Pittsburgh Pirates assistant General Manager Kyle Stark talks to us about developing a world-class team culture. Kyle is a former volleyball player turned baseball executive who has dedicated his life to developing high performing team cultures. Listen to this episode, it’s one of…

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PRO BASEBALL TEAM CULTURE with Kyle Stark – Part 1

Kyle Stark has dedicated his life to developing high performing team cultures.

PRO BASEBALL TEAM CULTURE with Kyle Stark – Part 1 Former Pittsburgh Pirates assistant General Manager Kyle Stark talks to us about developing a world-class team culture. Kyle is a former volleyball player turned baseball executive who has dedicated his life to developing high performing team cultures. Listen to this episode, it’s one of our…

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BEACH CLUB with Matt Olson – Part 2

AVP Champion and WAVE Volleyball's Beach Program Director Matt Olson

BEACH CLUB with Matt Olson – Part 2 We talk with AVP Champion and WAVE Volleyball’s Beach Program Director Matt Olson about the ins and outs of running a successful beach club and what makes his program unique. In this episode we talk about working with parents, recruiting, partnerships, and lessons from his own playing…

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BEACH CLUB with Matt Olson – Part 1

AVP Champion and WAVE Volleyball's Beach Program Director Matt Olson

BEACH CLUB with Matt Olson – Part 1 We talk with AVP Champion and WAVE Volleyball’s Beach Program Director Matt Olson about the ins and outs of running a successful beach club and what makes his program unique. We talk about practice, tryouts, and pairing up partners for tournaments.   Gold Medal Squared At Your…

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NEW PROGRAMS with Tom Black – Part 2

NEW PROGRAMS with Tom Black – Part 2 The head coach of the University of Georgia takes us through his experience coaching Canada’s Women’s National Team as well as rebuilding Georgia into a successful program.   Gold Medal Squared At Your Fingertips Join GMS+ and gain complete access to the Gold Medal Squared library of…

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NEW PROGRAMS with Tom Black – Part 1

NEW PROGRAMS with Tom Black – Part 1 The head coach of the University of Georgia takes us through his experience coaching Canada’s Women’s National Team, working with new players and a different culture.   Gold Medal Squared At Your Fingertips Join GMS+ and gain complete access to the Gold Medal Squared library of Drills,…

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ENGINEERING YOUR ENVIRONMENT (And Youth Sports!) with Wade Gilbert – Part 2

Building trust with athletes, team culture, and the goal of youth sports.

ENGINEERING YOUR ENVIRONMENT (And Youth Sports!) with Wade Gilbert – Part 2 Part 2 of our discussion with Wade Gilbert, the professor of Sport Science at Fresno State University and the author of Coaching Better Every Season. We discuss building trust with athletes, team culture, and the goal of youth sports and how we teach young athletes….

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ENGINEERING YOUR ENVIRONMENT with Wade Gilbert – Part 1

Engineering your environment to improve learning and culture.

ENGINEERING YOUR ENVIRONMENT with Wade Gilbert – Part 1 Wade Gilbert is the professor of Sport Science at Fresno State University and the author of Coaching Better Every Season. In this episode, he talks about how coaches can engineer their environments to improve learning and culture. They discuss practice design and developing values such as competitiveness…

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2020 Big Rocks

What are your goals for 2020?

2020 Big Rocks To start the new year, your four hosts discuss their big areas of focus and what they are going to do to improve. They also announce book recommendations as they reveal their favorite coaching-related books they read last year.   Gold Medal Squared At Your Fingertips Join GMS+ and gain complete access…

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