Coach Your Brains Out Announces Partnership with GMS



The Coach Your Brains Out volleyball podcast is excited to announce a partnership with Gold Medal Squared. The result will be a collaboration between two industry-leading volleyball organizations dedicated to helping volleyball coaches and players succeed at all levels.

The Coach Your Brains Out podcast was started in 2016 by professional volleyball players and coaches John Mayer, Billy Allen, Nils Nielsen, and Andrew Fuller. Over the last three years, the podcast has grown significantly and conducted insightful interviews with some of the biggest names in volleyball, including:

  • Karch Kiraly: Head Coach of the US women’s national team; 3x NCAA Champion and
    3x Gold Medalist as a player.
  • Kevin Hambly: Head Coach of the Stanford University women’s team.
  • Chris McGown: Former Head Coach of the BYU men’s team, Co-founder of Gold Medal Squared.
  • Tom Black: Head coach of the Canada women’s national team, and the University of Georgia women’s team.
  • Keegan Cook: Head Coach of the University of Washington women’s team.
  • David Hunt: Head Coach of the Pepperdine University men’s team.

“We are excited to partner with a great organization like Gold Medal Squared,” says Billy
Allen. “Their focus on helping volleyball coaches and players improve and be successful
aligns perfectly with the goal of Coach Your Brains Out.”

“We have been fans of the Coach Your Brains Out podcast for a long time,” says Gold Medal
Squared co-founder Chris McGown. “This partnership is a great opportunity to help
coaches and players at all levels get better and be more successful.”

Moving forward, all Coach Your Brains Out episodes will be posted in the GMS blog every Thursday.  You can also subscribe to our iTunes feed here.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Chris McGown at

About Gold Medal Squared

Gold Medal Squared is a premier organization providing volleyball education and resources
for both coaches and players in the United States and Canada. Started by Dr. Carl McGown
in 1985, Gold Medal Squared has helped thousands of volleyball coaches and players
experience success with proven principles.
For more information, visit

About Coach Your Brains Out

Coach Your Brains Out is a podcast for volleyball coaches and players started in 2016 by
John Mayer, Billy Allen, Nils Nielsen, and Andrew Fuller. Since its debut episode, Coach Your
Brains Out has interviewed coaches, players, and other professionals on a wide variety of
topics. New episodes are posted every Thursday.

For more information and a listing of episodes, visit