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Jordan Fithian

Team Handball

College: Emporia State University
New York Athletic Club
McPherson, KS
Current Residence:
Concord, NH
USA Team Handball Career
2014: Pan American Championship, 6th place, Captain
2014: Pan American Nor.Ca Qualifier, 3rd place, Captain
2012: Pan American Championship, 5th place, Co-Captain
2011: Pan American Games, 7th place
2011: Second Chance Qualifier, 1st place
Individual Career
2014: U.S. Open National Championships, Elite Division MVP
 U.S. Open National Championships, 1st place, Elite Division
2013: U.S. Open National Championships, 1st place, Elite Division
2012: German Oberliga, 2nd place, MVP (TV Geinhausen)
2011: SG Bruchkobel, Top Scorer
2010: German Sudbadenliga, Top Scorer (ESV Weil am Rhein)

In 2004, Fithian was named Kansas' Mr. Basketball and Kansas' Gatorade Player of the Year. After graduating McPherson High School as All-Time Leading Scorer in basketball, Fithian attended Emporia State University as a member of the Men's basketball team. He began playing handball with New England Freeze in 2008 and moved to Germany a year later to pursue the sport.

Wife, Jennifer, has been a USA Women's Team Handball player since joining the residency program in 2006. She spent three years playing in the top divisions in Germany. Fithian is a Sales and Operations expert for Graphic Packaging International. Jordan and Jennifer have a daughter, Charlotte Mae.

Social Media
Twitter: @JKFithian44
Instagram: @JKFithian44

Check out Fithian's blog "Jordan & Jen: Live from Germany" to read all about the couple's handball [and life] experiences in Germany.

Also, read about Fithian's experiences training for and competing in the 2014 Pan American Men's Handball Championship in "The Rookie and The Vet" blog series: