Name: Ty Reed
Sport: Team Handball
Event(s): Indoor
Position: Right Wing / Right Back
Height: 6'2
Weight: 200
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Hometown: Tuscaloosa
High School: Rocky Hill High School
College: University of Alabama ('15)
Team/Club: SG Flensburg
Coach(es): Nick Saban, Javier Garcia Cuesta, Michael Jacobson
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Pan American Games Qualifier - 1st (Montreal, Canada)
  • 2018 North American and Caribbean Championships - 5th (Mexico City, Mexico)
  • 2018 Michael Lipov Memorial Tournament (New York Athletic Club) - Top Scorer
  • 2018 West Point Team Handball Tournament (New York Athletic Club) - MVP
  • 2018 U.S. Open National Championships (New York Athletic Club) - 3rd, Elite Division
  • 2017 U.S. Open National Championships (United HC) - 2nd & Top-Five Scorer, Elite Division
  • 2016 Pan American Championships - 7th (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • 2016 U.S. Open National Championships (United HC) - 3rd
  • 2015 "Last-Chance" Pan American Games Qualifier - 2nd
  • 2014: Named to Senior Men's National Team Player Pool
  • 2010-2014: Played Division I football (wide receiver) at the University of Alabama (SEC)
  • 2011-2012: Two-time College Football National Champion (2011, 2012)
Personal: Son of Dorothy and Tom…Was introduced to handball through his parents who both were National Team players in the 80’s…Ty's mother, Dorothy Franco, was a handball Olympian in 1984, and father, Tom, was an alternate for the 1988 U.S. National Team…In High School, Ty lettered in five sports in Connecticut…Played Division I football at the University of Alabama as a wide receiver.