New York Athletic Club Members play handball


The New York Athletic Club men’s Team Handball squad is made up of athletes competing at the highest levels of national and international competition.

Our team is comprised of Olympians, world championships team members, Pan American Games team members and national champions.

Our athletes are consistently participating on the US team and are proud to represent the New York Athletic Club at all competitions and training camps.

  • Team Schedule
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  • Roster
    • Paul Brady
      Three times 4-Wall Open men's singles champion
      Eight-time US 4-Wall Open singles champion
      2014 NYAC Invitational champion

      Tracy Davis
      2012 World One Wall Singles women's champion
      2012 US One Wall Singles and Doubles women's champion.

      Tyree Bastidas
      2013 US One Wall Men's Open Singles champion
      2013 US Three Wall Men's Open Singles champion.
      2012 World One Wall Singles and Doubles Open champion

      Joe Kaplan
      2011 USHA National One Wall Doubles champion

      Billy O'Donnell
      2012 World One Wall Doubles champion
      2013 Eastern Regionals Open Singles and Doubles champion.

      Charlie Shanks
      2014 Ulster champion (Ireland)
      2013 NYAC Invitational champion
      Ranked #1 on the Pro tour at the end of the 2012/13 season

      Mike Schneider
      2013 Eastern Regionals Three Wall Doubles champion.

      Danielle Daskalakis
      2013 USHA Big Ball National Women's Open champion
      2012 World Big Ball One Wall u23 singles runner-up
      2012 US One Wall Open Women's Doubles runner-up.
  • Program Highlights
    • The highlight of the NHAC handball program each year is our NYAC/Burt Kossoff Invitational Tournament. This event attracts players from all over the World.

      Never to be overlooked are our world champion players, along with USHA and NYAC Hall of Fame member Carl Obert, who can be found every Saturday morning on the 21st floor teaching handball to the kids of the Saturday Morning Program, our future champions.
  • Practice
    • The NYAC handball team team practices every Tuesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8pm. All Club members are encouraged to join us on the 21st floor, meet the players and get involved in “the perfect game”.

      Free lessons and coaching are offered by Danielle Daskalakis, one of our up and coming stars.