Thomas Schneeberger

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Tom Schneeberger
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Tom Schneeberger
Personal information
Full name Thomas Schneeberger
Born (1956-05-18) May 18, 1956 (age 63)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Height 210 cm (6 ft 10 12 in)
Club information
Current club retired
Senior clubs
YearsTeam
1976-
Air Force Falcons
National team
YearsTeam
1976-
United States national handball team

Basketball career
Career information
College Air Force Falcons (Colorado Springs, CO)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 9 / Pick: 183rd overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Position Power Forward

Thomas "Tom" Schneeberger (born 18 May 1956) is an American former handball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics. [1]

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Basketball

He played for the Air Force Falcons from season 1974-75 until 1977-78. [1]

In 1978 he was honored as most valuable basketball player and academy's most valuable athlete. [2]

He became a ninth round draft pick in 1978 NBA draft.

Be played with the team USA at the 1978 FIBA World Championship the received the 5th place.

He participated at the 1979 and 1981-83 World Military Championships.

Handball

In the year 1976 he and Bob Djokovich started a handball club at the USAFA and won 6 times the handball nationals. [3]

From 1976 he was national player at the United States national handball team. [4] At the Summer Olympics in 1984 was he scored 21 goals. He's biggest victories are the Gold medal at the Pan American Games in 1987

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References

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