THW Kiel

THW Kiel is a handball club from Kiel, Germany. Currently, they compete in the Handball-Bundesliga and are the record champion with 21 titles.[1]

THW Kiel
Full nameTurnverein Hassee-Winterbek Kiel
Founded1904; 117 years ago (1904)
PresidentOlaf Berner
Head coachFilip Jicha
Club colours   
Official site

2007 and 2012 were the most successful years in the club's history, as THW completed the treble, winning the domestic league, the domestic cup, and the EHF Champions League. In 2012, the team won every league game, a first in any top flight German team sports.

They ended the 2019–20 season as winners of the EHF Champions League and champions of the Handball-Bundesliga.[2][3]


European record

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2019–20 EHF Champions League Group Matches
(Group B)
Vardar 30–20 34–23 1st place
Telekom Veszprém 29–28 37–31
PGE Vive Kielce 30–30 30–32
Meshkov Brest 31–23 30–33
Motor Zaporozhye 32–32 30–27
Montpellier Handball 33–32 33–30
Porto Sofarma 27–28 30–29
Quarterfinals Cancelled
Semi-final (F4) Telekom Veszprém 36–35
Final (F4) FC Barcelona Handbol 33–28



Staff for the 2019–20 season
General managerThorsten Storm
Sport director Viktor Szilágyi
Head coach Filip Jícha
Assistant coach Christian Sprenger
Goalkeeping coach Mattias Andersson
Team physicianDr. Detlev Brandecker
Team physicianDr. Frank Pries
Team leaderMichael Menzel
PhysiotherapistMaik Bolte
PhysiotherapistStephan Lienau
PhysiotherapistJan Bock

Current squad

Squad for the 2020–21 season


Transfers for the 2021–22 season

Notable former players

Notable former coaches


  1. NDR. "Handball-Saison abgebrochen - THW Kiel ist Meister". (in German). Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  2. "THW Kiel beat Barcelona to clinch Champions League glory". Olympic Channel. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  3. "So reagieren die THW-Fans auf die Meisterschaft". KN - Kieler Nachrichten (in German). Retrieved 17 March 2021.