Name: Luke Nguyen
Sport: Team Handball
Event(s): Beach
Height: 6'3
Weight: 210
DOB: 2/20/1993
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: Kearns High School
College: Salt Lake Community College & University of Utah
Team/Club: RIP Beach Handball Club
Coach(es): Michael Hinson
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 IHF Beach Handball World Championships - 12th (Kazan, Russia) (Goalkeeper Coach)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 Copa Internacional de Balonmano Playa Volcán - 1st
  • 2019 Nor. Ca Beach Handball Championships - 1st
  • 2019 California Cup - 3rd
  • 2018 Pan American Beach Handball Championships - 3rd (Goalkeeper Coach)
  • 2018 Taça Kika Invitational (João Pessoa, Brazil) - Quarter-Finals
  • 2018 So. Cal Beach Handball Championships - 3rd
  • 2016 So. Cal Beach Handball Championships - 1st, Most Valuable Goalkeeper
  • 2015 So. Cal Beach Handball Championships - 1st
  • 2009 Vietnam National Championships - 1st
  • 2007 Vietnam Clubs National Championships - 2nd
Personal: Hails from Saigon, a big city in Southern Vietnam…Immigrated to the United States when he was 16 years old…Was very active as a child and played multiple sports until he discovered handball at 12 years old…Played for the District 3 Handball Club / Ho Chi Minh City Handball Club and the Vietnam Youth National Team…Continued playing handball in the United States and made the U.S. Youth National Team…Transitioned to playing beach handball in 2015…Loves anything with dark chocolate…Is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan…Go-to pre-competition food is rice.