John Eagleton

John Eagleton

Executive Director, Tennis

Mark Strickland

Mark Strickland

Executive Director, Basketball

Roberto Borgatti

Roberto Borgatti

Executive Director, Golf

Harvey Newton

Harvey Newton

Executive Director, Weightlifting

Roy Wegerle

Roy Wegerle

Executive Director, Soccer

Gylton Da Matta

Gylton Da Matta

Executive Director, Volleyball

Jeff Salzenstein

Jeff Salzenstein

Tennis Coach/Contributor

Jane Forman

Jane Forman

Tennis Coach/Contributor

Bill Patton

Bill Patton

Tennis Coach/Contributor

Lizl Kotz

Lizl Kotz

Tennis Contributor

Joy Macci

Joy Macci

Tennis Coach/Contributor

Taylor Johnson

Taylor Johnson

Esports Performance Trainer

Bridget Raach

Bridget Raach

Weightlifting/Crossfit Coach

Bob Takano

Bob Takano

Weightlifting Coach

Brian Derwin

Brian Derwin

Weightlifting Coach/Contributor

Derrick Crass

Derrick Crass

Weightlifting Coach/Contributor

TJ Greenstone

TJ Greenstone

Weightlifting Coach/Contributor

Leo Totten

Leo Totten

Weightlifting Coach/Contributor

Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje

Guest Contributor

Cedric Carter

Cedric Carter

Guest Coach

Eric De Sousa

Eric De Sousa

Soccer Coach

Brian Galvin

Brian Galvin

Soccer Coach

Neil McKay

Neil McKay

Soccer Coach

Troy ‘Chopper’ Edwards

Troy ‘Chopper’ Edwards

Soccer Coach

Michael Araujo

Michael Araujo

Soccer Coach

Steve McCrath

Steve McCrath

Soccer Coach

Connie R. Charles

Connie R. Charles

Contributor

Mark Kovacs

Mark Kovacs

Senior Contributor

Javair Gillett

Javair Gillett

Senior Contributor

Sylvain Guimond

Sylvain Guimond

Senior Contributor

Forrest Conoly

Forrest Conoly

Senior Contributor

Warren Pretorius

Warren Pretorius

Senior Contributor

Wendi Weimar

Wendi Weimar

Senior Contributor

Daniel Teixeira

Daniel Teixeira

Senior Contributor

Katherine Aiken

Katherine Aiken

Senior Contributor

Kerri Hanebrink Goodrich

Kerri Hanebrink Goodrich

Senior Contributor

Craig O'Shannessy

Craig O'Shannessy

Senior Contributor

Jeff Bauer

Jeff Bauer

Senior Contributor

Paul Lubbers

Paul Lubbers

Senior Contributor

Olivier Bourquin

Olivier Bourquin

Senior Contributor

Vanessa Yingling

Vanessa Yingling

Senior Contributor

John Garhammer

John Garhammer

Senior Contributor

Gene Coleman

Gene Coleman

Senior Contributor

Trent Nessler

Trent Nessler

Senior Contributor

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Senior Contributor

Roberley Leonaldo

Roberley Leonaldo

Senior Contributor

Deborah L. Stroman

Deborah L. Stroman

Senior Contributor

Ed Downs

Ed Downs

Senior Contributor

Jason Gilliam-Alexander

Jason Gilliam-Alexander

Senior Contributor

Cesar Castaneda

Cesar Castaneda

Senior Contributor

Ricardo Gomes Tabach

Ricardo Gomes Tabach

Senior Contributor

Elisabeth Oehler

Elisabeth Oehler

Senior Contributor

Gylton Da Matta

GYLTON DA MATTA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VOLLEYBALL

Gylton Da Matta Ph.D. – Sports Pedagogy & Motor Learning by University of South Carolina. Post-Doc in Applied Technology in Team Sports Research by the University of Barcelona, Spain. International volleyball instructor, researcher and consultant.

Dr. Gylton Da Matta is an Adjunct Professor of Education & Sports Management at Colorado State University. Currently collaborating with the USA Volleyball High Performance, Dr. Da Matta used to consult for the Danish Volleyball Federation, and the Brazilian Volleyball Federation as a volleyball instructor and lecturer for elite volleyball coaches from the national teams and professional league coaches. In 2012 and 2013, Dr. Da Matta lectured at the International Olympic Academy Young Participants Conference and Masters of Coaching. Dr. Da Matta is committed to promote high quality instruction for young volleyball players as well as coach’s education programs for elite players, coaches and parents’ education. Dr. Da Matta is specialized in expertise development in volleyball in which he has earned his Ph.D. towards applied sports science, Motor Learning and Sports Pedagogy at the University of South Carolina, in 2004. Dr. Da Matta engages in qualitative, quantitative and interdisciplinary research approaches in education, health promotion, coaching expertise, motor learning, and human development in sports pedagogy, expertise development, and sports mega-events (Pan-American Games, World Military Games, World Universiade Games, Olympic Games and World-Cup). In 2019, Dr. Da Matta completed a Post-Doc at the University of Barcelona studying international exchange programs and Sports Management of High Performance at INEFC (National Institute of Physical Education of Catalunya) in partnership with Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Sports Marketing Department. Supervised two Danish interns in Sports Management and Sports Marketing at FC Barcelona-Volleyball focusing on team sports programs research. At Barca, Dr. Da Matta studied administration systems of applied sports technology in human movement analyses & variability (entropy) and examined designing studies in Sports Pedagogy as it relates to practice variability, practice design and expertise development in team sports.

His research on expertise development in sports has received recognition by the International Olympic Academy based in Athens, Greece, through the Journal of the International Olympic Academy invitation and referral to lectures published at the 52th IOA Convention prior to London Summer Olympics. Dr. Da Matta is finishing the publication of the Volleyball Expertise in the XXI Century book with the support of SportsEdTV and in collaboration with the top volleyball coaches and scholars in the world.

-Applied Kinesiology in Volleyball – Performance analyses, expertise development in sports and injury prevention.
-Men’s and Women’s 2014 FIVB World Championship Technical Evaluator
-Consultant and FIVB Men’s U23 World Championship Technical Evaluator in 2013
-Senior Consultant for Rio 2016 – Transforma Education and Lecturer for International Olympic Academy – Ancient Olympia, Greece, disseminating Olympic values and human values and human rights through sports.