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AUSTRALIAN MACCABIAH TEAM REGISTRATIONS


Australian Maccabiah Team online registrations will open on 1 May 2016. 

It will be mandatory for all athletes who wish to attend trials to register prior to these. Notification and details relating to team trials will be provided on the website,  in upcoming newsletters and via Team Managers.

At the time of nomination athletes will be required to provide a $1000 nomination fee. This will be fully refunded should the athlete not be successful in their selection to the team.

The team will be selected according to the Team Selection By-Laws.

Athlete selection criteria for each sport is currently being finalised and will be posted to the website shortly.

 

MACCABIAH INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR ATHLETES


Perth

On Sunday 28 February 2016, the Maccabiah Athlete Infomation Session took place at the Gordon Bloomfield Hall in Perth.  There was an excellent reponse, with approximately 50 people attending.

Athlete Information Sessions will be held in both Melbourne and Sydney in April:

Sydney: Sunday 3 April. 5-6:30pm  Venue TBC

Melbourne: Sunday 10 April 5-6:30pm. Venue TBC

 

MEDICAL AND MEDIA TEAM APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN


Applications are being accepted for the following Australian Maccabiah Team roles.

Click here for role details, application process and closing dates.

  • Team Psychologist *New Position*
  • Team Physiotherapists (approximately 9 x positions)
  • Media Team (approximately 2 x positions)

For further information, please contact Karen Holloway

 

TEAM MANAGER AND COACH INDUCTIONS


On Sunday 6 March Australian Maccabiah Team Managers and Coaches attended induction at the Maccabi Australia office in Melbourne. There was a fantastic turnout and a very positive response from those who attended.

The induction covered intoductions to the Senior Leadership Group,budget and finance, athlete recruitment, registration and trials, uniforms and fundraising. We were also fortunate enough to have Geoff Lipshut, CEO Olympic Winter Institute of Australia as Guest Speaker, presenting on “Building a positive Team Manager and Coach relationship."

The induction for Team Managers and Coaches in NSW with be held on Sunday 20 March.

We are also very excited to announce the appointment of Coaches and additional Team Managers to the Australian Maccabiah Team. We are proud to have assembled a very experienced group of coaches, including a number of Olympic and professional coaches.

 

UNIFORM FOCUS GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT


We are very pleased to announce the formation of the Australian Maccabiah Team’s Uniform Focus Group.

With members from a range of sporting backgrounds and divisions, we look forward to working together to create the best uniforms the Australian Team has seen.

We would like to welcome the following athletes to the uniform focus group:

  • Lauren Ehrlich. Lauren is the Deputy General Manager (North) for the Games and has had many years of involvement in Maccabi. She has managed a number of successful tennis teams as well as competing herself.
  • Barry Lipp. Barry is a very experienced triathlete and cyclist and participated in Maccabiah 2013. He is also a member of  Maccabi Cycling Club Victoria.
  • Barak Mizrachi.  Barak is a talented table tennis player who has been a Maccabi member for the past 15 years and has participated in many Maccabi events over the years.
  • Jemima Montag. Jemima is a year 12 student and skilled racewalker. She is a member of the Australian Maccabi Athletics Team and has represented Australia twice for her sport.
  • Robert Rychter. Robert is a cyclist with extensive knowledge and experience in working with uniform designers and suppliers and will be a valuable addition to this group.
  • Matt Sharp. Matt is a talented U16 Soccer player and participated in the Maccabi 90th Anniversary for NSW Soccer.
 

NUTRITION RESOURCE FOR ATHLETES


Lorna Garden is an SDA accredited Sports Dietician, her website has many useful resources for althletes, like 'Eating for Exercise' and 'Fit Food Recipes'.

 
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