Maccabi + Team Sports

JCC Maccabi Games

Since 1982, the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest have been offering Jewish teens a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. The Games serve a larger purpose than athletic and creative competition – they promote community involvement, teamwork, and pride in being Jewish. The energy and excitement make the Games and ArtsFest an unforgettable experience for every participant, from athlete to volunteer, from coaches to host families.

2016 Stamford JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest Closing Video

Frequently Asked Questions 2017

FAQs

In an effort to be helpful to parents and athletes, we have gathered the most frequently asked questions from parents of past JCC Maccabi Games®. We hope you will take the time to read through all the questions and answers. If any information is not covered, and you need an answer to a particular question, please contact Philip Flynn Jr at PFlynn@sjjcc.org. We hope that this section provides you with valuable information and a better understanding of the Games. Click Here

Mini & Junior Maccabi

JR MACCABI
Ages: 10-12 as of May 7, 2016
Siegel JCC of Delaware,
Join other JCC delegations for this one day tournament. We will be fielding a basketball and soccer team.
Games: Sunday, May 7

Maccabi
Tryouts

THE JCC MACCABI GAMES

The JCC Maccabi Games offer a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. The Games are the largest Jewish teen event in the world. Each summer, more than a thousand Jewish teens participate. Interested athletes must identify as being Jewish.

JR MACCABI
Ages: 10-12 as of May 7, 2016
Siegel JCC of Delaware,
Join other JCC delegations for this one day tournament. We will be fielding a basketball and soccer team.
Games: Sunday, May 7

MACCABI GAMES
Ages: 13-16 as of July 31, 2016
Sidney Albert Albany JCC, Albany New York
Join other JCCs from around the world for this six day tournament. We will be fielding the following teams: boys and girls basketball, lacrosse, tennis, soccer, swimming, boys baseball and girls softball.

Tryout info:
Swimmer: Send times to PFlynn@sjjcc.org
Baseball: TBA
Games: Sunday, August 6- Friday, August 11

For more information, contact Philip Flynn, Director of Sports & Leagues, ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

*A copy of birth certificate and insurance card are required at all tryouts.

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Basketball
Training

GROUP OR 1-ON-1

AGES: 7+ YEARS
Tailored sessions to teach both
advanced skills for competitive
players and fundamentals for
beginners or those who are less
competitive.

Private lesson
30 minutes: $50 / members $30
50 minutes: $70 / members $50

10 private sessions
30 minutes: $450 / members $250
50 minutes: $650 / members $450

Group lesson
30 minutes: $70/ members $50
50 minutes: $110 / members $90

For more information, contact Philip Flynn, Director of Sports + Leagues, 516-484-1545, ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

coach-dee-at-the-barclay-centerCoach Dee

Nat Lancaster Coach

  • NBA Certified Clinician through USA Basketball Youth Development and Licensed.
  • Certified with Positive Coaching Alliance.
  • Coached at the World Famous Rucker Park in Harlem New York Pro Am Division.
  • Has worked with NBA Players such as Anthony Morrow, James Harden, Brandon Jennings, Michael Carter Williams, Anthony Tolliver, Markel Brown, Rondae Hollis Jefferson.
  • Has worked with the Brooklyn Nets Summer Camps for eight years.
  • Has worked individual NBA camps with Pro Camps.com
  • Certified Personal trainer through National Academy Of Sports Medicine.
  • Selected to work NBA Fit Week All-star weekend 2015.

theodore-czubakowskiCoach Theo
After playing 2 seasons at Chaminade High School, Theo decided to go into private basketball training in 2009, his junior year of high school.His experience includes coaching at Corpus Christi Basketball Clinic and St. Francis Preparatory High School Basketball Camp.  Additionally, he was head coach at St. Ambrose CYO and for a JV basketball team in the Island Garden Spring League. Theo is also a basketball trainer at the JCC and is very excited about teaching this class.. He separates himself from other trainers by specializing in footwork. He believes with proper footwork, any player can create space off of the dribble no matter what athletic disadvantage they may have.

Coach Khadim

New York Knicks/Brooklyn Nets basketball camps | China basketball camp in over 10 cities in China | Sid Jacobsen Jewish Community Center

  • Organize, lead, instruct and referee for outdoor and indoor games of basketball or other
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies and performance principles, such as specific ways of moving the body, hands or feet, to achieve desired
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and
  • Plan, organize and conduct practice sessions with NBA

COACH                                                                                                                                 July 2012-Present

St. John’s University Basketball Camp Queens, NY

  • Plan, organize and conduct practice
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games or sports
  • Perform activities to support a team or specific sport, such as participating in community outreach activities, meeting with media representatives and appearing at fundraising

 

Sports +
Clinics

JUNIOR NEW YORK KNICKS/LIBERTY CLINIC

Ages: 6-14 years

Learn the basketball essentials from the pros! Clinic includes a special guest appearance by a New York Knicks player to be named! Funds raised will support JCC Maccabi scholarships for young athletes to attend the games!

Monday, May 29
11:30am-1:30pm
$20 / members free

Limited number of spots available!
Register

NEW PERSONAL COACHING

Small Group Training
Ages: 5-13 years
Perfect for players wishing to improve their technical soccer skills, including how to skills.
Semi-private half-hour lesson (4-6 children)
$70 / members $55
10 half-hour sessions (4-6 children)
$750 / members $475

PICKUP BASKETBALL
Ages: 15+ years
Ongoing
Monday-Thursday, 5:00-8:00pm
Fridays, 3:00-5:00pm

OPEN BASKETBALL
Must be accompanied by a member.
Ages: 15+ years
Ongoing
Monday-Friday, 5:00-10:00pm
Saturdays, 1:00-Close*
Sundays, 10:00am-Close*
$20 non-members

*Health & Wellness Center closes 30 minutes prior building.


Basketball
League

SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Ages: 18+ years
Perfect your dribbling, refine your shooting and improve your endurance as you work out alongside new teammates. Includes trained scorekeepers and full status sheets, two official referees and 10 league jerseys.
Begins May 2017
$1,200 / members $900 per team

For more information, contact the Fitness Welcome Desk, 516-484-1545, ext. 139.

 

Junior Knicks/
Liberty Clinic

JUNIOR NEW YORK KNICKS LIBERTY CLINIC

Ages: 6-14 years
Learn the basketball essentials from the pros! Clinic includes a special guest appearance by a New York Knicks player to be named! Funds raised will support JCC Maccabi scholarships for young athletes to attend the games!
Monday, May 29
11:30am-1:30pm
$20 / members free
Limited number of spots available!

Registration Link:
http://liberty.leagueapps.com/events/316734-junior-liberty-clinic–may-29th-2017


JUNIOR NEW YORK KNICKS/LIBERTY CLINIC

Ages: 6-14 years
Learn the basketball essentials from the pros! Clinic includes a special guest appearance by a New York Knicks player to be named! Funds raised will support JCC Maccabi scholarships for young athletes to attend the games! Limited number of spots available!
Monday, May 29
11:30am-1:30pm
$20 / members free
Register

Looking for more information about our sports programs?

Philip Flynn, Sports + Leagues Director, 516.484.1545 ext. 133, pflynn@sjjcc.org

Fitness Center Welcome Desk, 516.484.1545 ext. 139

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