Brian “Shifty” Schiff

In Their Own Words

Basketball: 16th – 18th Maccabiah
9th – 11thPan Am Maccabi Games
Maccabi USA Leadership
Board of Directors

For the past 20 years Brian has been part of Maccabi basketball, first becoming involved with the Philadelphia delegation at the JCC Maccabi Games in 1992.  From there, he was named Head Coach for the USA Juniors Boys’ Basketball Team participating in the 9th Pan Am Maccabi Games and has stayed involved as a Coach and Chairman for USA Juniors Boys’ Basketball ever since.

Brian’s love of basketball, kids, Judaism and Israel are the elements that have kept him involved with Maccabi USA.  Besides leading his teams to win multiple medals at the international competitions, Brian has gotten involved in a leadership role at Maccabi USA, serving as a member of the Board of Directors and multiple Maccabiah USA Organizing Committees – and he does it all because of his passion forBuilding Jewish Pride Through Sports.

Brian works as an award-winning producer for Comcast SportsNet.  Prior to that role, he was involved in Public Relations and worked as a freelance writer for many publications across the USA. He lives in Exton, PA with his wife, Susan Kardon.  Brian has two daughters and two stepsons.