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Athlete Bios

Our 2012 Maccabi Athletes

Name:  Natalie Cohen
Age:  14
Years playing basketball:  7
Positions: Guard
Accomplishments:  Natalie played 2 years on her middle school team and last year her team went 14-0 and won their division championship
Favorite athlete:  Derek Jeter
Best times?  Being at camp in the summer.
What are you looking forward to the most?  Being with my friends and meeting new friends in Houston.
Name: Anna Corrado
Age: 14
Years swimming: 7 years
Positions: (Best Stroke) Butterfly, IM
Accomplishment: I swam a mile (33 laps) in 30 minutes
Favorite athlete: Ryan Lochte
Best times? Summer Swim Team (LJCC) 8th Grade Formal, Bat-Mitzvah
What are you looking forward to the most? Beating my times and seeing the city.
Name: Brian Handelsman
Age: 14
Years playing tennis: 5 - 6
Accomplishments: Finalist in Blakney’s Boys 14’s consolation.  Finalist in Greater Charlotte Open, a starter on Charlotte Country Day. Middle School Tennis team.
Favorite athlete: Rafael Nadal
What are you looking forward to the most? Competing with and meeting Jewish kids from around the world.
Name:  Matthew Kagan
Age: 14
Years playing basketball: 9
Positions: Center & Power Forward
Accomplishments: Starter for South Charlotte Middle School
Favorite athlete:  Derek Jeter
Best times? Playing Baseball in Cooperstown & Visiting Yankee Stadium
What are you looking forward to the most?  Competition & meeting kids from other countries.
Name:Roy Kasher
Age: 14
Years playing basketball:2
Positions: Point guard, shooting guard
Favorite athlete: Derrick Rose
Best times: Practice at the JCC with my friends.
What are you looking forward to most: Playing basketball at the next level.
Name: Mitchell Koch
Age: 14
Years playing tennis: 5 years
Positions: Singles and Doubles
Accomplishments: Plays in USTA tournaments both for the JCC and for himself outside the JCC.
Favorite athlete: Lebron James
Best times? : Roger Waters concert, Universal Studios Theme Parks, Camp Barney Medintz, wave runners and tubing.
What are you looking forward to the most? That Mitchell plays well and has a great time while he is competing.  Having a fantastic overall experience at the Macabbi Games, and having a fun-filled experience as he creates memories with his current friends and new friends that he makes at the games while he is there for 5 days.
Name:  Max Lahn
Age:  13
Years playing basketball: 10
Positions: Point Guard
Accomplishment: Starting guard for conference champion middle school team 2011.
Favorite athlete:  Stephen Curry/ Derek Jeter
What are you looking forward to the most? Playing with my team, representing Charlotte, meeting new friends, and being with my brother.
Name: Sam Lahn
Age: 15
Years playing basketball: 10
Positions: Guard
Accomplishment: Played for middle school team
Favorite athlete:  David Wright
What are you looking forward to the most?  Playing with my team and brother, representing Charlotte, and meeting new friends.
Name: Jacob Miller
Age: 14
Years playing specific sport: 8
Positions: Guard/Forward
Accomplishment: Scored 18 points in a game
Favorite athlete: Blake Griffin
What are you looking forward to the most?  Competing against and meeting other Jewish athletes from around the world.
Name: Zach Rabinowitz
Age: 15
Years playing basketball: 8 years
Positions: Shooting Guard
Accomplishments: Made Middle School team as a 7th grader and as an 8th grader.
Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan
What are you looking forward to the most? Competing.
Name: David Safir
Age: 14
Years swimming: 8
Positions: Likes swimming freestyle and the Individual medley
Accomplishment: MVP for age group for Jcc jaws team.
Name: Marissa Uri
Age: 14
Years playing specific basketball: 6 years
Positions: Center, Forward
Accomplishments: Runner-Up in Charlotte Youth Rec-League Championship, 4 years playing for LJCC.
Favorite athlete: Blake Griffin
Best times? Learning new things at the Yes I Can basketball camp, playing with friends on JCC team.
What are you looking forward to the most? Playing with girls from other cities on my team and meeting new people.
Name: Daniel Zimmermann
Age: 14
Years playing basketball: 4 years
Positions: Small forward, shooting/point guard
Accomplishment: Won AAU season
Favorite athlete: Brandon Jennings
What are you looking forward to the most? Winning!

 

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