USA Team Handball travels to Brazil for PATHF Congress

Nov. 12, 2008, 12 a.m. (ET)

The general manager and two board members of USA Team Handball are departing for Brazil today to attend the Pan American Team Handball Federation Congress.

Steve Pastorino, general manager, Dieter Esch, president and chairman of the board of directors, and Brad Krassner, vice president of the board of directors, will attend the conference Nov. 13 to 16 in Foz de Iguacu, Brazil. Some matters expected to be worked on include the selection of venues for 2009 and 2010 Pan American competitions. Elections for the executive committee will be also held; Dennis Berkholtz of the United States, who is vice president of the north, will not run again.

News from the event will be posted online.