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 specialty camp activities we work with professional coaches, athletes, academic institutions and other communal organizations and companies.
Ron Blomberg – Baseball
Ron Blomberg is a former New York Yankee and the first ever designated hitter in Major League Baseball history. Ron, who grew up in Georgia is proud of his Jewish roots 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. Learn more about Ron Blomberg here.
Lenny Krayzelburg – Swim
Lenny Krayzelburg is a four time Olympic Gold medalist swimmer. 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 Games 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 clinics each summer, providing an intesive day’s instruction for campers looking to step up their level of competitive swim competency. Learn more about Lenny Krayzelburg here.
New York Red Bulls – Soccer
The New York Red Bulls are an American professional soccer club that compete as a member of the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). The club’s first team have attracted many world famed soccer players during the franchise’s history, including Thierry Henry, but beyond the elite level, The NY Red Bulls are regarded to have one of the most comprehensive talent development programs in the US for the game of soccer. NJY Camps had the fortunate privilege of becoming a NY Red Bulls training partner in 2018 and as a result receive the benefits of a specialty soccer camp instructed by a top level licensed coach of the NY Red Bulls and it’s first rate player progression curriculum.
Brooklyn Nets – Basketball
The Brooklyn Nets are a professional team of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In partnering with them for our specialty basketball program, campers receive top level instruction from a qualified coach and clinician that works within the Nets set-up and specializes in youth basketball coaching. The Brooklyn Nets have developed a specialized curriculum especially for NJY Camps and worked in close collaboration with us to ensure it delivers a first rate experience. The Brooklyn Nets are a professional team of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Shlomo Glickstein – 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 including Wimbledon, the French Open, US Open and Australian Open. 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.
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.