One of the highlights of the TSC Experience is the ability to learn from expert professionals who have achieved great success in their field. The knowledge and training that they are able to offer campers is what makes the learning experience so rich. Across all of our TSC activities we work with professional coaches, athletes, academic institutions and other communal organizations and companies.
Ron Blomberg – TSC Baseball
Ron Blomberg is a former NY Yankee and the first ever designated hitter in MLB history. Ron, who grew up in Georgia is proud of his Jewishroots and the role he plays as a Jewish baseball player. His biography entitled Designated Hebrew: The Ron Blomberg Story tells the story of Ron’s rise into the Major Leagues after being drafted first overall by the NY Yankees. Ron is known by campers and staff as friendly and a big personality. He is everyone’s supporter at our Specialty Baseball Camp.
Herb Brown – TSC Basketball
Herb Brown is a former Head NBA coach and had a very successful career with the NBA. Herb has since coached all over the world, including three different Men’s open Maccabiah teams and authored three books about basketball coaching. Herb provides a detailed and extensive knowledge of the game which he is able to impart on all players and coaches at our Specialty Basketball Camp.
Lenny Krayzelburg – TSC Swim
Lenny Krayzelburg is a four time Olympic Gold medalist. He specialized in back stroke competing at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games. Lenny moved to the US from the Ukraine when he was a child and grew up competing at the JCC Maccabi Games as well as the Maccabiah in Israel. Upon retiring, Lenny founded the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy to teach water safety to children. It is featured in a number of JCC’s around the country now. Lenny runs a very high level program at our Specialty Swim Camp each summer. Learn more about Lenny Krayzelburg here.
Max Seibald – TSC Lacrosse
Max Seibald is a professional Lacrosse player in the MLL. Max has competed for Team USA at two world Games and is currently tied for the world’s fastest shot. He’s a nike endorsed athlete, having featured in a number of TV commercials. On the side, Max runs lacrosse camps and clinics. He grew up going to camp himself! Max likes to run a very physical program and be working and playing alongside the campers at the Specialty Lacrosse Camp. Learn more about Max Seibald here.
Julio Sosa – TSC Soccer
Julio is a former professional soccer player and back up goal keeper for the Uruguayan National team. Since retiring from playing, Julio has lived in the US and acts as a soccer agent for a number of Central and South American players. He also coaches a successful High School team in New Jersey.
Maccabi Great Britain – TSC Soccer
Maccabi Great Britain are the leading Jewish sports organization in the UK. Their partnership began in 2003 where Maccabi spent a number of years developing a soccer curriculum with the NJY Camps and providing coaches each summer for the Specialty Soccer Camp.
Shlomo Glickstein – TSC Tennis
Shlomo is Israel’s most successful tennis player of all time. In his prime, Shlomo was in the top 20 ranked players in the world and played at all the major opens. Shlomo is now the president of the Israeli Tennis Association and visits the US to teach at camp each summer. Learn more about Shlomo Glickstein here.
Gregorgy Kaidanov – TSC Chess
Gregory is an International Chess Grandmaster and member of the USA world championship winning team. Gregory, originally from Russia, now lives in Kentucky and teaches chess professionally. Learn more about Gregory Kaidanov here.
Ergomedia – TSC Film Making
Eric Goldman is the founder of Ergomedia and the leading authority on Jewish filmmaking. Eric presents at a number of prestigious conferences and has featured on various TV documentaries and series. Eric plays an active role in hiring our summer instructor, creating the curriculum and advising on equipment and supplies for our Specialty Film Making Camp.
Ben Gurion University of the Negev – TSC Biology & Chemistry, Astronomy and Physics
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, based in Israel have partnered with the NJY Camps on their science programs for a number of years. They provide us with support and guidance to ensure that many of our STEM programs are maintained at a high level.
Wingate Institute – TSC Physiology & Kinesiology
Wingate Institute are a professional sports science institute in Israel. They provide us with support and guidance to ensure that our Specialty Physiology and Kinesiology program is maintained at a high level. Learn more about our physiology instructor, Adit Ganot here.
92nd Street Y – TSC Ceramics, Painting & Drawing and Jewelry Making
The 92nd Street Y is a cultural arts hub in Manhattan. They are the premier JCC in the country for arts based programming and are regularly featured on TV. Our partnership with them allows us to bring quality arts based programming to camp.