USA Beach Handball Men and Women will compete at NorCa 2019

April 26, 2019, 5:30 p.m. (ET)

USA Beach Handball is pleased to announce that they will be sending both their Women’s and Men’s National Beach Handball teams to the NORCA Beach Handball Championships in Turtle Beach, Tobago, from July 10-15, 2019.

Tryouts for the women's team will be conducted the weekend of May 18 and 19, and also May 25, 2019 in Hermosa Beach, CA. 

Tryouts for the men's team will be conducted on Saturday May 18, 2019 in Hermosa Beach, CA. 

All interested athletes are encouraged to notify the men’s head coach Michael Hinson ( or women’s head coach Juliano de Oliveira ( prior to participation in evaluation events.

There are no prerequisites to attend any on the evaluation events listed above. All athletes at the evaluation events will be evaluated. Athletes unable to attend an evaluation practice may contact a member of the selection committee and provide evaluation materials to be considered.

The final 10 players for each team will be selected no later than May 20th, 2019 for the Men and May 27th, 2019 for the Women.

Men’s Beach Team Selection Committee:  

  1. Michael Hinson, USA Beach Handball Men’s Head Coach
  2. Jamil Abdalla, USA Beach Handball Men’s Assistant Coach
  3. Mika Maunula, Athlete Representative

Women’s Beach Team Selection Committee:

  1. Juliano de Oliveria, USA Beach Handball Women’s Head Coach
  2. Darryl Yarbrough, USA Beach Handball Women’s Assistant Coach
  3. Lisa Dunn, Athlete Representative