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USA Deaf Team Handball

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2003 America Cup

2003 National and Development Team Tryout

1997 Summer World Games for the Deaf



History


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1993   1992    1991   1990    1989   1988    1987   1985   





2003               back to top

March: Men's/Women's team handball tryout for National/Development teams at Model Secondary School for the Deaf, Washington, DC.

April: National Tournament Reno, Nevada

  Download Scoring Leaders
  Download Red Team's Result    Download Blue Team's Result

June/July: Training Camp for Men's team.
USADTH/USADSF's first America Cup (Deaf International Tournament on America's soil.

2002               back to top

April: National Championship. Hempstead, New York.September: Gene Duve retired as President of USA Deaf Team Handball after 15 years.

2001               back to top

January: Training Camp at US Olympic Training Center. (Men's team)

April: National Championship. Atlanta, Georgia.July: Summer Deaflympics. Rome, Italy.

2000               back to top

April: National Championship. Tampa, Florida.October: First Women's tryout for US Team for Deaflympics at California School for the Deaf-Fremont, California. 14 women were selected.

1999

April: National Championship. Fresno, California.

1997               back to top



April: National Championship. Walt Disney World's Sport Complex, Orlando, Florida. July: Summer World Games for the Deaf. Copenhagen, Denmark.
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1996               back to top

April: National Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.June: US Deaf Sports Federation at NTID/RIT, Rochester, New York. December: Men's Training Camp at US Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

1995               back to top

August: Richard Jacobs returned to the US National team and tried out for National/Olympic team for 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He didn't make the team.

1993               back to top

March: Richard Jacobs traveled with the National Team to Sweden for World Championship. RJ's highlight was scored seven points in two games against Korea and Norway. The US Team was in 16th place.

April: National Championship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. July: Summer World Games for the Deaf. Sofia, Bulgaria.
Richard Jacobs injured his knee just two days before leaving for Bulgaria and had to leave the US National team for physical therapy program for two years.

1992               back to top

July: US Deaf Sports Festival at Fremont School for the Deaf, Fremont, California. Tryout for 1993 World Games for the Deaf in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1991               back to top

July: Richard Jacobs played at North (hearing) team for US Olympic Festival in Los Angeles, California. North team won bronze medal.

December: Richard Jacobs tried out and made on National team. First Deaf player on National (hearing) team and trained for 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

1990               back to top

April: National Championship in West Point, New York.

1989               back to top

January: Summer World Games of the Deaf in Christchurch, New Zealand.

1988               back to top

April: National Championship in Marquette, Michigan.

1987               back to top

October: First tryout for men's team ever at US Olympic Training Center, Colroado Springs, Colorado. 23 Deaf players tried out and only 17 players were selected.

1985               back to top

July: Gene Duve and Ron Stern, US Team Committee met Mike Cavanaugh, USA Team Handball's Executive Director, at Summer World Games for the Deaf in Los Angeles, California and learned more about team handball sport. Donald Ammons, US Team Officer, made a proposal to US Deaf Team and they approved a new US Deaf Team Handball sport to be part of US Team for World Games for the Deaf (Deaflympics).

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Updated February 2003