Name: Michael Lee
Position: Left Wing
Sport: Team Handball
Event(s): Indoor
Height: 6’1
Weight: 185
DOB: 2/9/1996
Hometown: Auburn, Ala.
High School: Auburn High School
College: Auburn University
Team/Club: HSG Siebengebirge (Germany)
Coach(es): Robert Hedin, Mark Ortega, Andreas Hertelt
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Kama Games Tri-Nations Tournament - 1st (Dublin, Ireland)
  • 2019 IHF Emerging Nations Championships - 5th (Tbilisi, Georgia)
  • 2019 IHF Men’s North America and Caribbean Emerging Nations Championships - 2nd (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
  • 2018 Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st (Montréal, Canada)
  • 2018 USA Team Handball Open National Championships, Open Div. - 1st (Myrtle Beach, SC)
  • 2018 North American and Caribbean Championships - 5th (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • 2018: Named to Senior Men’s National Team
  • 2017 IHF Continental Cup - 1st (Tunja, Colombia)
  • 2017 Junior Pan American Championships - 4th (Asunción, Paraguay)
  • 2016 IHF Trophy Cup - 1st (Drummondville, Québec)
  • 2016: Named to Junior Men’s National Team
Personal: Played baseball and basketball growing up in Alabama…Played NCAA Div III Baseball (Pitcher) at the University of Rochester (2014-2016) before returning to his hometown, Auburn, to complete his undergraduate studies…Started his handball career in 2016 after learning about handball from WNT players Sarah Gascon and Jence Rhoads while volunteering in a Biomechanics Lab at Auburn University…Trained under former USA Men’s National Team Head Coach Javier Garcia Cuesta in the USATH Residency Program at Auburn University from 2016 to 2018…Named to Team USA Junior National Team in 2016 and Team USA Senior National Team in 2018…In 2019 moved to Bonn, Germany and is currently working as a software developer at the LIMES Institute (University of Bonn) while also playing handball for HSG Siebengebirge in the German 4th Division…He is thankful that his employer supports his goals to compete as a handball player.