Mission Statement

DC Diplomats Team Handball Club Inc. (DCD) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the development of handball in the Mid-Atlantic Region. DCD are comprised of players from all around the world, who focus on building the community and the sport through leadership, instruction, and development of team handball regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, socioeconomic background, or sexual preference.


About DC Diplomats

  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2001 and also a member of USATH
  • Comprised of a Men’s and Women’s team with players from 40 countries
  • Players ages 16 to 45 competing at an elite level
  • There are also opportunities to attend practice without commitment to league games.


Club Activities

  • Weekly practices and monthly tournaments/games as part of the Northeast Team Handball League
  • Development of the sport through outreach with local youth programs
  • Helping disabled veterans through wheelchair handball clinics
  • Providing support to local colleges to create their own handball clubs


If you would like to sponsor or partner with us, please feel free to reach out to Bryan Cothorn (bryan@dcdiplomats.com). We have a variety of sponsorship levels through which we hope to create a lasting relationship that will provide promotional benefits for your company and help us achieve our mission.