Brian Hurler

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 28, 2022) – USA Volleyball has hired Brian Hurler to serve as performance analyst for the Olympic gold medal winning U.S. Women’s National Team.

Hurler joins USAV from Stanford where he served as the technical coordinator for the women’s volleyball team for two seasons.

“We are thrilled have Brian join our team,” said U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Karch Kiraly. “We enjoyed getting to know him over the past few summers when, as a consultant, he provided us with invaluable assistance in our preparations for the Olympics.

“Brian’s attributes – his integrity, his passion for volleyball, his creativity and his proficiency in data analytics and statistics, just to name a few – are sure to be impactful on our program, as we strive for constant improvement.”

Prior to Stanford, Hurler spent two seasons at Creighton as the graduate manager-technical coordinator. He was part of the Big East Coaching Staff of the Year.

“The opportunity to join the Women’s National Team staff is an incredible honor,” Hurler said. “This group is committed to perpetual growth and excellence in every facet of our sport. I hope to keep our program on the forefront of volleyball analytics to best support these remarkable athletes and coaches as we pursue challenging goals.”

Hurler served as a technical coordinator at the 2020 U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryouts and was later selected to the staff of the 2020 and 2021 U.S. Collegiate National Teams.

He also supported USAV during the 2019 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Cup and the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in 2019 and ’21.

Hurler has coached for the Garden Empire Region High Performance Program, Montclair State University and for Ocean County Volleyball Club in New Jersey.

Hurler graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2015 with a degree in finance.