Men's Team Handball


History: Started in 1976 by COL (R) James Thome Jr., the Army Men’s Team Handball Team is one of the premier team handball clubs in the United States. As of 2023, the team has won 37 College National Championships, including the past 15 years in a row. Three past members have competed in the Summer Olympics for Team USA to include LTC (R) Craig Gilbert (’78) - 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and Mike Thornberry (’94) - 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Many have played for the US National Team to include most recently in 2023 where three players represented the United States at the 24th IHF Men’s Junior (U21) World Championships in Germany – CDT Mark Miller (’24), CDT Samuel Proctor (’24) and CDT Gary Philips (’25).

Mission: The club’s team values are centered around the acronym for team handball (THB). TEAMWORK – HONOR – BROTHERHOOD. The team is dedicated to winning and developing leaders of character who are prepared to win our Nation’s wars. The team competes in the Northeast Team Handball League (NTHL) and travels to several tournaments across the country throughout the year culminating with the U.S. College and Club National Championships each spring.

Officer In Charge:
CPT Craig Champlin
COMM (912) 250-8578