Bertrand announces men's roster for Pan Games Qualifying

August 29, 2018

Canadian Men's National Head Coach Alexis Bertrand has named the roster for the 2019 Pan American Games qualification series versus the United States. They begin their quest this Sunday September 2nd at 6pm EST in Auburn, Alabama with the final match taking place at Claude-Robillard Sports Complex in Montreal on Wednesday September 5th at 7pm EST. The winner is determined by total aggreggate goals over the two game series.

The men are coming off their best performance in over a decade with a 5th place finish at the Pan American Handball Championship, a tournament they qualified for after a hard fought 33-31 victory against the Americans in their previous encounter in April.

Tickets for that match are available now right here: TICKETSIf you are unable to attend live in Montreal games will be livestreamed online on Handball Québec's official Facebook page.

2019 Pan American Games Qualifying Men's Roster

Name Club of origin Current club Position No.
Tim Sartisson Hamburg Zurich, Switzerland Back left 77
Alexandre Touzel Champlain Champlain Back left 8
Mathieu Rousselle Champlain Champlain Right winger 18
Cristian Toth Laval Laval Back 20
Kraig Fischer Edmonton Copenhagen, Denmark Center half 10
Dereck Dupéré Levi's Levi's Left winger 9
Cedrick Dupéré Levi's TEC Handball, France Right winger 27
Etienne Mercier Levi's Levi's Pivot 83
Sylvain Gaudet Champlain Champlain Back / winger 6
Greg Chauvet Edmonton Edmonton Back 17
Mark Gordulic Edmonton Edmonton Left winger 5
Justin Larouche Levi's Cherbourg, France Back right 24
Parker Love Edmonton Edmonton Pivot 15
Lyndon Suvanto Edmonton Pays d'Auray Handball, France guardian 16
Justin Danulet Laval Laval guardian 12
Marc-André Vachon Levi's Levi's Center half 2
Alexis Bertrand Head Coach
Geoffroy Bessette-Collette Assistant coach
Pat Stanley Assistant coach
Louise Beaumont physiotherapist