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CareerTimeline

Most Notable

  • Finished tied for ninth at the 2020 Olympic Games with alternate athlete Tri Bourne, who played for Taylor Crabb after Crabb tested positive for COViD
  • Volleyball icon Finished tied for 11th with Taylor Crabb in provisional Olympic ranking
  • Volleyball icon Partnered with Taylor Crabb since 2017
  • Volleyball icon Former Partners: Casey Patterson (2013-16); Sean Rosenthal (2006-12)-Stein Metzger (2005)
  • Volleyball icon Trevor and partner Jake Gibb were the top-ranked U.S. pair and 8th overall in the world at the end of 2019
  • Olympic Rings Four-time Olympian
  • Volleyball icon FIVB Most Inspirational - 2013, 2014
  • Volleyball icon FIVB Team of the Year - 2012 with Sean Rosenthal
  • Volleyball icon FIVB Tour Champion - 2012 with Sean Rosenthal
  • Volleyball icon FIVB Top Rookie - 2005
  • Volleyball icon USAV Beach Team of the Year - 2013 with Casey Patterson
  • Volleyball icon USAV Men's Beach Player of the Year - 2012, 2013, 2018, 2019
  • Volleyball icon Has competed in eight World Championships, finishing 5th twice

Events

  • flag 2021 FIVB World Tour Finals - T-7th with Taylor Crabb; final career tournament
  • 2020 Olympic Games - 9th with Tri Bourne
  • flag 2021 FIVB Ostrava - 17th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2021 FIVB Sochi - 17th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2021 FIVB Cancun 3 - 9th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2021 FIVB Cancun 2 - 25th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2021 FIVB Cancun 1 - 9th with Taylor Crabb
  • Medal 2021 FIVB Doha - 3rd with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2020 FIVB Doha - T5th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Sydney - T5th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Xiamen - T9th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB World Championships - T9th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Gstaad - T9th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Espinho - T17th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Tokyo - T19th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Moscow - T9th with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2019 FIVB Rome (World Tour Finals) - 4th with Taylor Crabb
  • Medal 2019 FIVB Chetumal - Gold with Taylor Crabb
  • Medal 2019 NORCECA Tour Finals - Gold with Taylor Crabb
  • flag Top finishes in 2018 included 4th at FIVB Gstaad; 5th at FIVB Vienna; and fifth at FIVB Las Vegas with Taylor Crabb
  • flag 2017 World Championships - T17th with Taylor Crabb
  • 2016 Olympic Games - T19th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2015 World Championships - T5th with Casey Patterson
  • flag 2013 World Championships - T17th with Casey Patterson
  • 2012 Olympic Games - T5th with Sean Rosenthal
  • flag 2011 World Championships - T17 with Sean Rosenthal
  • flag 2009 World Championships - T9th with Sean Rosenthal
  • flag 2008 Olympic Games - T5th with Sean Rosenthal
  • flag 2007 World Championships - T5th with Sean Rosenthal
  • flag 2005 World Championships - T13th with Stein Metzger

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon Born in 1976 in Bountiful, Utah
  • Volleyball icon Married to Jane Gibb; they have two children, Crosby and Cora Jane
  • Volleyball icon Jake is the youngest of 11 children; all the boys have the middle name Spiker, which is their mother's maiden name
  • Volleyball icon Started playing beach volleyball when he was 21 with his twin brother Coleman
  • Volleyball icon Did not play volleyball at the University of Utah, where he earned a business degree
  • Volleyball icon Jake is a two-time cancer survivor; having recovered from testicular cancer and skin cancer
  • Tip for adjusting to a new partner"I adjust depending on the strengths of my new partner. You want to highlight those strengths and help them be better."