ROBINSON PREBISH NAMED ASSISTANT COACH FOR MACCABI USA’S OPEN MEN’S WRESTLING TEAM

Philadelphia, PA, November 29, 2016 – Chris Feder, Head Coach for Team USA’s Open Men’s Wrestling for the 20th World Maccabiah Games USA Organizing Committee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robinson Prebish as Assistant Coach for Team USA’s Open Men’s Wrestling at the Maccabiah Games. Prebish is currently the Assistant Wrestling Coach at St. Christopher’s School in Richmond, VA and Virginia Wrestling Association Media Director.

“I am very excited to be returning to Israel after all these years. I was extremely fortunate to compete in two Maccabiah Games as an athlete, so to go back as a coach is incredible,” Prebish said. “This is going to be an exciting opportunity for all Jewish wrestlers, so you definitely want to sign up and try out.”

Maccabi USA is seeking qualified Jewish athletes to represent Team USA in Wrestling at the 20th World Maccabiah Games in the following division: Open Men (ages 18-35).

The 20th World Maccabiah Games are the world’s third largest international sporting event and will consist of over 10,000 athletes from 80 countries participating in 42 sports.

Open Wrestling tryouts will be taking place in April 2017. Applications for the Games must be submitted prior to the tryout. Please visit maccabiusa.com to apply for the Games.

For more information, please contact Program Director Shane Carr, at (215) 561-6900, or by email at scarr@maccabiusa.com or Chris Feder at feder@beatthestreetssf.org.

About the organization:

Maccabi USA (MUSA) is a federally-recognized not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization with an extensive history of enriching Jewish lives through athletic, cultural and educational programs.  The organization is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games, and the Pan American and European Maccabi Games, as well as a sponsor of the JCC Maccabi Games for teens in North America.  As the official Maccabi representative in the U.S., Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the United States, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.

MUSA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities.  It strives to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings.  MUSA supports programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish Continuity, Zionism and Excellence in Sport.  Maccabi USA Builds Jewish Pride Through Sports.

Maccabi USA is a U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The organization is one of 38 MSOs nationwide to be recognized by the USOC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level.

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