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Dennis Berkholtz

Full name: Dennis Lee Berkholtz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: January 19, 1945 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Goodyear Wingfoots
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Biography

Dennis Berkholtz was from Wisconsin but attended Kansas State University, graduating in 1967. Berkholtz played basketball at K State. He later played AAU ball with the Goodyear Wingfoots team that won World Cup titles in 1969 and 1970. Berkholtz was a backcourt player in handball and captained the US team at the 1972 Olympics, also playing at the 1970 and 1974 World Championships. He later coached the US team at the 1976 Olympics and became President of USA Handball in the late 1970s. Prior to the 1996 Olympics, Berkholtz helped relocate USA Handball to Atlanta. He also worked for the Organizing Committees for both 1996 Atlanta and 2002 Salt Lake City, serving as a ticketing, marketing, and housing consultant. In 2015 Berkholtz was named chairperson of BEACH Handball, in an effort to develop interest in beach handball in the United States.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 27 München Handball Men's Handball United States USA 14

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1972 Summer 27 München Handball United States USA Final Round Match 13/14 2 1972-09-09 DEN 19, USA 18 2 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 27 München Handball United States USA Classification Round 13-16 Match #2 1 1972-09-07 USA 22, ESP 20 1 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 27 München Handball United States USA Group D Match #2 2 1972-08-30 HUN 28, USA 15 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 27 München Handball United States USA Group D Match #3 2 1972-09-01 YUG 25, USA 15 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 27 München Handball United States USA Group D Match #6 2 1972-09-03 JPN 20, USA 16 3 1 0 0 0
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