Name: Bill Bigham
Sport: Team Handball
Event(s): Indoor & Beach
Height: 6’3
Weight: 205
DOB: 11/14/1977
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, Calif.
High School: Shorewood High School
College: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Team/Club: RIP Beach Handball Club
Coach(es): Michael Hinson
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 IHF Beach Handball World Championships - 12th (Kazan, Russia)
  • 2016 IHF Beach Handball World Championships – 11th (Budapest, Hungary)
  • 2001 IHF Men's World Championships (Indoor) - 24th (Besancon, France)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 ANOC World Beach Games - 11th (Doha, Qatar)
  • 2019 North American & Caribbean Handball Confederation (NORCA) Championships - 1st (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • 2018 Pan American Beach Handball Championships – 3rd (Oceanside, California)
  • 2017 Beach Games Seynois – 2nd (La Seyne, France)
  • 2017 Prague Open Championship – 2nd (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2016 Pan American Beach Handball Championships – 1st (Vargas, Venezuela)
  • 2007 Pan American Games Qualifiers (Indoor) - Lake Placid, NY
  • 2007 Pan American Games Qualifiers (Indoor) - Montreal, Canada
  • 2007 Pan American Games Qualifiers (Indoor) - Santiago, Chile
Personal: Has served as captain of the U.S. men’s beach handball national team since 2016…One of a handful of athletes, and the only American athlete, to compete in the IHF World Championships for both Beach Handball and Indoor Handball…Has served on the Board of Directors for USA Team Handball since 2019…Played on the football team for the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill from 1997 to 2000…Competed for the Maruoubra Bluebottles Beach Handball Club in Sydney Australia in 2017.