Name: Paul Skorupa
Position: Right Back, Pivot
Sport: Team Handball
Height: 6'4
Weight: 207
DOB: 7/9/1999
Hometown: Düsseldorf, Germany
High School: Lake Washington High School / Hulda Pankok Gesamtschule
College: Uni Duisburg-Essen Germany
Team/Club: HSG Krefeld
Coach(es): Felix Linden
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 IHF Men’s Junior World Championship - 22nd (Vigo, Spain)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Kama Games Tri-Nations Tournament- 1st (Dublin, Ireland)
  • 2019 Pan American Games - 6th (Lima, Peru)
  • 2019 IHF Emerging Nations Tournament, 5th Place, Man of Match USA v Nigeria (8 Goals)
  • 2018 Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st (Montreal, Canada)
  • 2016 Youth Pan American Championships - 6th (Santiago, Chile)
  • 2016 Junior Pan American Championships - 4th (Asunción, Paraguay)
  • 2013 West German Champion (Germany)
Personal: Grew up in Germany – since his mother is American, he's always felt his heritage strongly...Initially started his athletic career playing soccer, switched from soccer to handball in third grade...Spent his junior year of high school in Kirkland, Washington, where he stayed with his uncle and his family...During that year, got a chance to try other sports, playing varsity football and soccer...Back in Germany, he played in the youth handball league before starting in adult leagues...Has played for two years on second league teams and is currently on a third league team...Is studying mechanical engineering.