Maccabiah General Team Manager announced

March 5, 2015 by Jonathan Mond
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Maccabi Australia is delighted to announce that Nikki Burger has been appointed General Team Manager for the 2017 Maccabiah Games.

Nikki Berger

Nikki Berger

Nikki has been involved with sports management for over 20 years, as well as being a member of a number of Australian Maccabiah teams as both an open and a master’s athlete, winning a number of medals in master’s swimming at the 2013 Maccabiah Games

MAI President Mr Barry Smorgon stated that “MAI is thrilled to have such an experienced manager as Nikki on board. She compliments the strong leadership team that has been charged with the responsibility of managing the 2017 Maccabiah

Nikki, together with Head of Delegation Tom York and MAI Chair of International Sport, Mikki Silverman makes up the core of the Maccabiah upper management team, and we are privileged to have such an outstanding group of people to lead the team.”

Through her professional career Nikki has worked with numerous high level sport organisations, including the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, Swimming Victoria and the AFL and counts this new role as one of her most exciting opportunities yet. Although she has been to Maccabiah three times before she is delighted with the opportunity to be involved with the 2017 Games at such a high level of management and is very much looking forward to working on such an important Jewish event. Nikki will begin the role in earnest in April, although some work has already commenced. Nominations for future roles will be available soon. The Games are set to take place in Israel from July 14, 2017.

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