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Teaching Handball

To Organize, Promote and Spread the Joy of Handball:  The Perfect Game

Learn to Teach Handball!  Become a USHA Certified Instructor.  Any USHA Certified Instructor must be a current member and maintain their membership with the United States Handball Association.  Certified Educators, YMCA and Boy's & Girls Club employees may also become USHA Certified Instructors.  All USHA Certified Instructors are required to pass a background screening after passing the test or attending a Teaching Handball Clinic. 

Get started by taking the Teaching Handball Exam Print or Teaching Exam Online and score at least a 94% (73 of the 78 questions correct). 

Directions: Read “Teaching Handball in Elementary Schools, Teaching Handball in Secondary Schools and Four Wall Handball for the Teacher and Student

Readings also recommended:  Handball Rules (Abridged for Curriculum), USHA Code of Conduct and Spirit of Handball, John Wooden Pyramid of Success and the CHARACTER COUNTS! Six Pillars

Special Thanks...
To all volunteers for stepping forward and offering to teach a lifetime sport to young people!

List of USHA Certified Handball Instructors

Level 1
Pass Exam
or Attend Teaching
Handball Clinic


Ralph Abeling (Vermot)
Babalola Ajisafe (New York)
Russell Akerhielm (Washington)
Vincent Anderson (New Jersey)
Jim Arlington (Alaska)
Oscar Aviles (California)
Steve Bauer (Colorado)
Dennis Berger (California)
Robert Braine (California)
Ron Bronner (Colorado)
Elissa Borromeo (Texas)
Patrick Boyd (Georgia)
Anthony Bryson (Texas)
Marco Coromac (California)

James Coronado (California)
James Cooke (Illinois)
Joe Cruz (Oregon)
Shelley Damon (Texas)
Danielle Daskalakis (New York)
Beau Driver (Colorado)
Joe De Groote (Arizona)
Frank Dukes (New York)
Steve Dykes (Ohio)
David Fink (Arizona)
Larry Fisher (California)
Tom Fitzwater (California)
Ralph Fregoso (California)
Larry Ford (North Carolina)
Alan Gerber (GERMANY)
Lee Glenn (Tennessee)
Bruce Greene (Colorado)
Jim Hall (California)
Glenn Hall (New York)
Stephanie Hathaway (California)
Michael J. Held (California)
Laurie Hiebert (Minnesota)
Chris Hogan (Arizona)
Marcus Hough (California)
Bob Johnston (Colorado)
Steve Kehoe (Ohio)
Mike Kearney (Colorado)
Han-Ching Lin (New York)
Fred Lewis (Arizona)
Joel Martin (Washington)
Abraham Montijo (Arizona)
Karen McConney (New York)
Ted McManus (Utah)
Esteban Serrano Morales (Arizona)
Paul Newman (Colorado)
John Nottingham (California)
Herm Olsen (Utah)
Nancy Ortiz (Massachusetts)
Herb Paaren (Wisconsin)
Terry Petersen (Iowa)
Thomas Perkins (Connecticut)
Victor Perez (California)
Brian Poffenroth (Washington)
Luis Quinones (New York)
Gary Reece (Florida)
Mack Roberts (Colorado)
John Robles (California)
Christie Romo (Texas)
Julian Rowe-Cohen (Texas)
Michael Rusinak (Massachusetts)
William Russell (Minnesota)
Patrick Saito (California)
Thomas Sove (California)
Don Stewart (Colorado)
David Scheinbaum (New Mexico)
Ed Sterling (Ohio)
Mike Steele (Oregon)
Ross Schifo (Wisconsin)
Randy Stender (Oregon)
Nikki Theobald (Minnesota)
Bill Weber (Illinois)
Paul Williams (New York)

 

Level 2
Pass Exam AND
Attend Teaching
Handball Clinic

Paul Angel (New York)
Rob Barr (Michigan)
Richard Barry (New Hampshire)
Michael Bock (Arizona)
William Cantwell (Michigan)
Jack Feingold (Colorado)
Tomas Fernandez (COLOMBIA)
Marion Kollstedt (Ohio)
Ryan Sutherland (Kansas)

 

Level 3
Begin/Mentor
a Handball
Program

John Bancalari (California)
Craig Chittim (California)
John Friedrich (Ohio)
Richard Goosmann (Ohio)

Anthony Grimm (New York)
Andrew Gutierrez (California)
Sean Haley (California)
Don Helander (Idaho)
Daniel Ho (Maryland)
Steve Hoffmann (Michigan)
Chris Kilday (Alaska)
Phil Kirk (Ohio)
Wayne Lee (Texas)

Mike Linnik (California)
Bob Lively (California)
Jeff Lyon (Washington)
Ed McComb (Washington)
Bill McGrath (Alberta)
Elizabeth Mitchell (Washington)
Scottie Moler (Minnesota)
Dave Parsons (Texas)
Emmett Peixoto (California)
Jim Reitmyer (Arizona)
Marc Seigle (Massachusetts)
John Stoffel (Minnesota)
W.G. Straw (Ohio)
Dave Uggetti (Montana)
Carl Valentino (Michigan)
Joe Van Thomme (Minnesota)
Michael Wells (Minnesota)
Carleton White (New Mexico)

Level 4
Attain positive observation and feedback from a Level 5 Instructor teaching handball or providing a handball clinic

Mitchell Lallier (Minnesota)
Lupe Marquez (Texas)
Chris Roberts (Illinois)
Ralph Weil (Ohio)
Charlie Wicker (Arizona)
Daniel Zimet (Maryland)

Level 5
Attain positive observation from a Level 5 or 6 instructor conducting a Teaching Handball Clinic

Gary Cruz (California)
Robert Hickman (Colorado)
Joel Levy (Florida)
Matt Krueger (Arizona)
Vern Roberts (Arizona)
Jennifer Schmitt (Texas)
Ken Starcher (Washington)
Dan Willeford (Arizona)

Level 6

LeaAnn Martin (Washington)
Pete Tyson (Colorado)

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