Podcast (Episode 41): USA Men’s Coach, Robert Hedin

USA Men’s National Team Coach, Robert Hedin

USA Team Handball Men’s National Team Coach, Robert Hedin, joins the podcast to to discuss his first impressions of his new assignment.  In the last month he’s conducted training camps at Auburn and in Dormagen, Germany.  We review both camps and the roster that’s been selected for the upcoming PANAM Games qualification matches vs Canada.  It’s definitely a new look USA roster with only 5 players returning from the the roster that lost to Canada 33-11 earlier this year at the NORCA Championship.

USA Team Handball article on training camp in Germany:  Link

USA Men’s National Team roster for upcoming matches vs Canada:  Link

USA – Canada PANAM Games Qualification Schedule

Sunday, 2 September at Auburn
USA – Canada (Women) 3:00 PM (Central Time)
USA – Canada (Men) 5:00 PM (Central Time)

Wednesday, 5 September at Montreal
USA – Canada (Women) 7:00 PM (Eastern Time)
USA – Canada (Men) 9:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Both the Men and Women will play a two game series with the winner advancing based on aggregate goals for both matches.  The loser will have an opportunity to qualify via a second chance tourney.

Men’s 2nd Chance Tourney:  Chile, Dominican Republic, Colombia and USA/Canada loser
Women’s 2nd Chance Tourney: Chile, Mexico, Guatemala and USA/Canada loser