on Mission and Culture

What does it take to win a Gold Medal in a team sport?  Great culture and a clear mission. Have a listen as Ried Priddy talks about the journey the Men’s Olympic Volleyball team took to win Gold in Beijing.

Mission Statement Referenced in the Video

USA Men’s National Volleyball Team Mission Statement

The mission of the USA Men’s Volleyball Team is to become champions of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.  As members, we will invest ourselves completely in the pursuit of this goal.
We have committed to becoming students of the game.  We will work tirelessly with our bodies and minds to realize our individual and collective potential.
We will compete relentlessly, and we will remain composed and focused in the heat of the battle.  At all times we will strive in thought and action, to represent ourselves, our team and our country with honor.
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