Name: Jordan Fithian
Sport: Team Handball
Event(s): Indoor
Position: Pivot
Height: 6'6"
DOB: 12/13/1985
Hometown: McPherson, Kan.
High School: McPherson High School
College: Binghamton University & Emporia State University
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Robert Hedin, Chris Cappelman
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - 3rd
  • 2018 North American and Caribbean (NAC) Championships - 6th (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • 2018 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - 3rd
  • 2017 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - 3rd
  • 2016 Pan American Championships - 7th (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • 2016 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - 1st
  • 2015 Last Chance Pan American Games Qualifier - 2nd
  • 2014 Pan American Championship - 6th, Captain (Canelones, Uruguay)
  • 2014 Pan American Championship (North American and Caribbean Qualifier) - 3rd, Captain
  • 2014 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - Most Valuable Player
  • 2014 German Oberliga - 2nd, Most Valuable Player (TV Geinhausen)
  • 2013 USATH Open National Championships, Elite Division - 1st
  • 2012 Pan American Championship - 7th, Co-Captain
  • 2011 Pan American Games - 7th (Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • 2011 Second Chance Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st
Personal: Grew up in Kansas…Graduated from his high school as the all-time leading scorer and a state champion in basketball, as well as a two-time state champion soccer goalkeeper…Attended Binghamton University and played basketball for two years…Became a two-sport athlete at Emporia State University, playing both basketball and baseball (a career .500 hitter)…Was named Mr. Kansas Basketball and Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004…Began playing handball with the New England Freeze (now the Boston Team Handball Club) in 2008…Moved to Germany in 2009 to play professionally for three years…Moved up a German handball league each year until he decided to move back to the States to start a family…Still trains full-time and represents the New York Athletic Club's handball team…Works for the world’s #1 handball sports apparel company, Hummel…Resides in New Hampshire with wife Jennifer and two children, Charlotte Mae and Jackson.