Tryouts for the 2016 Games are over.

Did you miss tryouts or have questions? Call Shelby at 847.763.3607 or email

Our coaches are community volunteers who share JCC’s passion for developing youth and possess strong knowledge in their sports. If you’re interested in coaching a Maccabi team, just complete a short, online form.

Open positions include:
  • Lacrosse Coach (boys)
  • Volleyball Coaches (Girls)
  • Soccer Coaches (Girls)
  • Softball Coaches
  • Golf

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Watch what the kids are saying about their Maccabi experience.

Today, over 6,000 teens, ranging from 13 to 16 years of age, participate in the JCC Maccabi Games. Learn more about the 14 sports played each summer at the Games.

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JCC Maccabi ArtsFest is a weeklong summer arts experience for creative Jewish teens ages 13-17, featuring workshops in a variety of specialties with some of the leading artists in each field. 

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The JCC Cares program is a program where our Chicago delegation enhances their experience at the Games by taking a few hours out of competition schedule to participate in a valuable community service project.

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Want more info? Call Shelby at 847.763.3607 or email

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