Name: Jake Gibb
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-7
DOB: 2/6/1976
Birthplace: Bountiful, Utah
Hometown: Bountiful, Utah
High School: Bountiful High School (Bountiful, Utah)
College: University of Utah '02, Business
Coach(es): Richard Lambourne
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 9th (tied with Casey Patterson)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, 5th (tied with Sean Rosenthal)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008, 5th (tied with Sean Rosenthal)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 9th
  • Years of participation: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 5th – 2015, 2007
Personal: Married his wife, Jane, in 2000 and they have one son, Crosby, and one daughter, Cora Jane...Has a twin brother, Coleman, and they are the youngest of 11 children (six boys, five girls)…All the boys have the middle name Spiker, their mother's maiden name...Did not play volleyball in college…Started playing volleyball when he was 21 and his first partner was his brother Coleman...In 2010, Gibb found out he had testicular cancer from a USADA drug test…The cancer was removed via surgery and no further treatment was necessary…A two-time cancer survivor as he has a scar on his shoulder from a bout with skin cancer in 2004…Enjoys playing golf.