MNT Coaching Selection Update and Evaluation Criteria

June 15, 2018, 2:34 a.m. (ET)

USA Team Handball has received over 70 applications for the interim coaching position for USA Men's Senior National Team that will coach the team this summer for preparation and competition in the Pan American Games Qualifier against Canada September 2nd and 5th. 

The committee is reviewing the applicants and will continue to move the evaluations forward. The amount and quality of applicants is very encouraging to the continued growth of the sport in this county.

The committee thanks all the dedicated coaches and persons who are committed to this sport and the program! 

The evaluation criteria for the coaches includes:
Stage 1: CV Review
  • Technical Acumen
  •  International Experience and Success
  • Certifications
  • Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of competition
  • Knowledge of athlete pool
  • Organizational Merit

Stage 2: Further Interviews
  • Regulations and Rules Adherence and Enforcement
  •  Positive Contributor
  • Motivational Skills
Selection Committee Members: 
Dr. Michael Hinson, Chair 
Rod Oshita, Olympian 
David Thompson, Athlete Representative
Wade Sutton, College and Club Representative
Michael Tilton, College and Club Representative