Men's Junior National Team Selection Procedures for Athletes and Coaches

Aug. 30, 2017, 9:54 a.m. (ET)

IHF Trophy Global Phase Tournament Scheduled for Late October

USATH today announced the selection process for fielding a USA Team Handball Men’s Junior National Team for the upcoming Men’s Junior National Team competition in the IHF Trophy Global Phase tournament tentatively scheduled for late October, 2017.  Additionally, a selection committee will also review applications for the Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions.

Athletes-

All Men qualifying in age as a Junior or younger, are encouraged to ensure they make notification to David Gascon, Director of High Performance, USA Team Handball, at chiefdave84@aol.com.  Athletes shall make notification of interest and availability before September 4, 2017.  The team will be selected on or about September 5, 2017.

Athletes must have a USA Passport, which must have an expiration date after April 30, 2018.

The USATH Athlete Selection Committee will consist of:

1.  David Gascon, Director of High Performance, Chairman     

2.  Mark Ortega                                                                           

3.  Craig Rot                                                                                 

4.  Myles Bacon                                                                           

5.  Julio Sainz                                                                               

Coaches-

All coaches interested in being selected for the Head Coach and Assistant Coach position with the Men’s Junior National Team for the above competition must notify David Gascon, Director of High Performance, USATH, of their interest and availability for the assignment.  Interested coaches must submit an electronic notification which includes their certification of completion of 1.  NCSI background check

2.  USOC SafeSport course

3.  Resume of coaching history

4.  Coaching certifications

5.  Copy of USA Passport with expiration date after April 30, 2018.

Interested coaches must send their information to chiefdave84@aol.com, by September 3, 2017.  The coaching staff will be selected on or about Sept 4, 2017.

The USATH Coaching Selection Committee will consist of:

1.  Javier Garcia-Cuesta, Men’s National Team Head Coach, Chairman

2.  Christian Latulippe, Women’s National Team Head Coach

3.  David Thompson, USATH Athlete Representative

4.  Attila Agoston, USATH Member of the Board of Directors

5.  Dr. Michael Hinson, USA Team Handball Beach Head Coach