Success Stories

From BYU to GMS: Heather Olmstead Joins GMS Advisory Staff

Heather Olmstead Joins GMS Advisory Staff   Are you someone who believes Gold Medal Squared is only suited for the men’s game? Were you concerned GMS didn’t have enough female leadership? Well, 2018 is a year for change. Please join us in welcoming BYU Women’s Head Coach, Heather Olmstead, to the new GMS Advisory Staff…

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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 roll out of bed and share our story. On July 27th,…

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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 of the program, what I didn’t know…

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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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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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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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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 Tournaments. I’m often reminded that Coaching Volleyball is a demanding, yet often times…

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John Speraw – Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Gold Medal Squared Advisory Member John Speraw for being named the MPSF Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.  John is in his 10th year at UC Irvine, and will be competing for his 3rd NCAA Championship in six years this weekend in Southern California. John is going on year three as an advisory…

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