- Tucson Jewish Community Center (The Tucson J) Head Swim Coach Martin Reichgott has been selected to the staff of the U.S. delegation for the 13
Pan American Maccabi Games, December 26-January 5,
in Santiago, Chile. Reichgott will be the lead swim coach for the Youth division, for athletes born in 1997-98, and is one of three coaches for the team. The entire U.S. delegation is projected to be 600 athletes in 19 sports for the quadrennial event.
Reichgott became aware of the event through his work with Jewish Community Center Association (JCCA) on raising awareness for competitive swimming in JCCs, and was selected after interviewing with executives at Maccabi USA, the sponsors of Team USA, and with a veteran member of the swimming staff.