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The Volleyball Life with John Speraw and Mike Wall

This week on The Volleyball Life Podcast we are talking with USA Men’s Volleyball Coach John Speraw and his Assistant Coach Mike Wall about their historical World Cup Gold Medal.  Learn how they prepared their young team to accomplish something...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Great Success!

Fall is an exciting time for us at Gold Medal Squared.  Many of our advisory members are hard at work trying to qualify for the NCAA Tournament.  Furthermore, many of our volleyball camp and clinic clients are competing in their respective State...