Handball is one of the most popular sports in Europe and the sport is quickly growing in popularity in the UK.
If you have never seen a game of handball before, watch this video which will show you all you need to know about the sport.
Scottish Student Handball is supported by Scottish Handball Association and together they aid the student teams and officials and organise the competitive handball leagues.
There are two main leagues – One exclusively for students (SSS) and one national league (SHA) (2 main national leagues for men). The Scottish Student Handball matches run between October and February. Following the initial matches, there is a League Finals day, where the best teams compete for the league trophy.
Handball is constantly growing and developing, but there are great opportunities for competitive and recreational matches!
Sports Chair: Louise Cox Thomsen
Contact for Sports Chair/Vice Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Governing Body: Scottish Handball Association
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Meet your Sports Chair
Louise Cox Thomsen
Hi, my name is Louise and I am the SS Handball Chair for the 2021/22 season! I’m currently working as a doctor in Edinburgh but spend all my free time playing, organising, coaching, or refereeing handball. I have
played handball for over 20 years and it has always been a huge part of my life. I moved to Scotland from Denmark in 2013 to study at the University of Dundee. During my time at Dundee, I was the club captain for 3
years and have loved to be a part of a great group of people passionate about handball.
My favourite thing about handball is the combination of speed, technical and tactical components required to play but most importantly – all the friendships you make along the way! I have made a lot of friends through the student handball and I would strongly recommend any student who has never played before, to give it a go and join a club (especially one as great as handball).
During my time in Scotland, I have seen handball develop and grow substantially and it has so much potential to keep growing. I am so excited to see what this year brings!
Scottish Governing Body of Sport
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