Philadelphia, PA. - Sloane Milstein, Open Equestrian Chair for the 14th European Maccabi Games USA Organizing Committee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindi Wylie to Coach the Maccabi USA Dressage Team. The 14th European Maccabi Games will take place in Berlin, Germany in July 2015 and the Equestrian Team will be part of the 200 member Team USA. The European Maccabi Games will be the largest gathering of Jewish Athletes in Germany since World War II. Cindi Wylie is an experienced Grand Prix instructor and competitor, a USDF Instructor and USEF judge. “This European Maccabi Games is an important breakthrough,” Wylie says. “We will be bringing the world's Jewish athletes back to Germany, a place historically associated with great Jewish tragedy, now home to a vibrant Jewish community.”
Jewish athletes interested in participating as a member of Team USA must fill out an application at www.maccabiusa.com no later then January 5th. Upon completion of the general application, equestrian specific selection requirements will be sent and full Equestrian Specific Applications with video footage will be accepted up to January 12th. For additional information please contact Sloane Milstein at firstname.lastname@example.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 has been selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) as a Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The nonprofit organization becomes one of 35 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.